From her youngest years Isabel lived with domestic violence at its worst. Life was so difficult that by 12 years old she was suicidal. Fast forward to her adulthood, she believed “I was only good enough to cook, clean and be a mother.” As a person she felt she was worthless. Her only value doing […]


“Edgey” is one of those wonderful people who cares about the families in her preschool. She is happy to reach into her own pocket to help others when it’s needed but with the high cost of living Edgey’s budget has also felt the squeeze.  So, she had to reach out to us on behalf of […]

Last Minute Hope

Hope Seedling is a small local charity that we are honoured to partner with. They specialize in helping people suffering domestic violence and homelessness. We had already partnered with them for Hampers With Heart 2023 giving them a bunch of hampers that included gifts. These were very thankfully received as more than ever before Hope […]

Salt Ash Primary School

It was a wonderful surprise and delight to hear from Salt Ash Primary School in November 2023. Kids there had noticed that other families are struggling and they wanted to help them out at Christmas. They had heard of Hampers With Heart through our Tanilba Bay Op Shop. They called our Donor Services Team to […]


Church 4 Life

When Glen’s Mum Liz suddenly passed away recently many people were devastated by her loss. Liz was the person that everyone turned to for help and support. She was a rock to those who loved her and the matriarch of a wide community of people. Stricken with deep grief Glen couldn’t face seeing his Mum’s […]


Church 4 Life

In desperation Natasha texted a friend asking for help to keep her family safe. Except she got the wrong phone number and the text went to a stranger instead. Her friend didn’t answer, didn’t help. He hadn’t got the text message. With her face still bruised from her ex’s last visit, Natasha was facing eviction […]