Jane

Jane booked in a pick up online and we asked why she had chosen to donate to our charity? This was her wonderful response. “The bags come in the letterbox and it is easy to leave bags out on the day specified as I have mobility issues. I have shopped in op shops for many […]

Lismore Library

Driving around Lismore and its surrounding towns in April felt like something you’d see in a horror film…An almost deserted town, piles of damaged items strewn across the streets and muddy water marks left on the outside of buildings indicate where catastrophic floodwaters once resided. ‘Why were we in Lismore?’ we hear you ask… Lismore Library […]

Christian

Christian has many skills and a desire to work, but has found it difficult to find employment during covid times. Christian began working with us as part of a work experience program that places job seekers in activities where they can build new skills, experience and confidence to move from welfare to work. He had […]

Larissa, Pete and Children

Larissa and her family, on teaching the next generation how to care for people, and the environment! “My mum had brought me up to care about the environment and she was big on recycling boxes, cans and milk cartons, but recycling clothing wasn’t really something I’d ever thought about until I became a mother myself. […]

Kayla

Helping Kayla, a Gen Z  in the aftermath of Covid19 so she can attain further skills and move forward in her career. “I left my previous job because of vaccine mandates, and Church 4 Life was gracious enough to provide me with a job. I’m now in retail sales for their Op Shop and moving […]

Maria

Physical limitations don’t stop Maria when it comes to gardening, plants and showing up! She gives what she can and 80% of success is simply showing up! So Maria is as successful as they come! “I like that Church 4 Life accommodates my disabilities so I can volunteer” Maria has mobility issues and physical/mental disabilities […]

Sandra

Sandra found it difficult finding suitable department store clothing, but found what she was looking for at our Op Shop. “When I had a back injury, I was looking for clothing that did not have a seam near my injury so it wouldn’t be aggravated. Most clothes in most stores have seams so it was […]

Ali

Professional Organiser, Ali, helps people become ‘Beautifully Sorted‘ every day. She partners with Church 4 Life Charities by donating items that her clients no longer require anymore. “Church 4 Life Charities is an organisation I’m proud to partner with.  I am a Professional Organiser here in Newcastle. In the course of decluttering homes in our […]

Cherie

Mother of 4, Cherie, had severe anxiety and depression but found confidence and purpose by taking a step of faith. “After starting work with Church 4 Life last year, my life has been changed so dramatically. As a busy mother of 4 children, I haven’t worked in 18 years and over the past 4 years […]

Liz

Liz didn’t think she had a story until we started chatting about her journey with Church 4 Life Charities and how she was led here. “I had become a Christian not long before receiving my Cancer diagnosis and felt a peace that everything was going to be okay. I had some major surgery and unbelievably […]