Homeless for 2 years due to Covid, Colin had lost his job and was looking for a way to house himself, his wife, his four kids and his mother-in-law when Church 4 Life Charities had a job opening. “My sister had a place with a flat at the back. She had one of my kids […]


Mandy was really struggling to pay the rent and have money for groceries. She contacted our Tanilba Bay Op Shop and was helped with a food hamper. She says “My mental health has really been affected by my situation, so it was so nice to be shown this kindness. Thank you, Church 4 Life Charities!” […]


“The goodies in the hamper nearly filled my small pantry!” Nover was nominated to receive from Hampers with Heart and was delighted by the surprise. “A young lady driver with a big smile brought the hamper. She was so nice and bubbly.” Someone from the community saw Nover’s difficult situation and nominated her, knowing she […]

Romaine & Nick

“What is this?” Romaine asked, when the the delivery came from Hampers with Heart. The boys gathered around trying to see inside the boxes and bags. “Are they presents?!” they asked with excitement. The whole family had been facing one difficulty after another through out the year.  Both parents had their work contracts finish up […]

Janine & Tim

“A small gesture… came with so much love when we were in the thick of it.” After receiving their delivery from Hampers with Heart, Janine and Time wanted to share their story. “2022 has been a huge year for our family with the typical challenges of jobs and school, as well as two babies under […]


This year we had the privilege of working together with Kim from Home In Place in Maitland and Cessnock to deliver Hampers with Heart to those who need it most. One of the staff from Home in Place heard about Hampers with Heart and knew that they the two charities could work together to make […]


Laura was in a hard place and taking stock of her life when Hampers with Heart arrived, bringing hope. A single parent, Laura was feeling the struggle and had been going non-stop for  a long time. Her mum had offered to take care of the kids for a weekend and she’d had a moment to […]

Eileen and Geoff

“Who would do this for us?” Eileen asked, stunned to realise she had been nominated and gifted a Hamper with Heart. The last six months had been more than rough for Eileen and Geoff to say the least. Geoff had lost his job, Eileen had an accident and had broken her tailbone leaving her unable […]

Lyn and Ada

“It’s like Santa’s workshop in here!” Lyn and Ada came to help at Hampers with Heart. “I always listen to Rhema FM in the car and I heard them announce that this was happening. So then I asked Ada if she’d like to come and join me to do this,” Lyn shared. “I wanted to […]

Maria and Zeke

Maria brought her grandson Zeke to Hampers with Heart Packing Day so that together they could make a difference for those who need it most at Christmas. “Do you know why we’re here?” Maria asked Zeke.”To pack hampers for people who don’t have food,” he responded with confidence. “I heard about it over Rhema,” Maria […]