Corinne and Al

After Corinne’s husband passed away, she found hope, purpose (and unexpectedly, LOVE) again at Church 4 Life Charities. “Church 4 life made such a difference in my life… for a while my purpose was just supporting my husband (who had cancer) but once I’d lost my husband, what was I going to do?… so I […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ruan

Flexibility, exercise and the good team environment at Church 4 Life Charities helped Ruan finish his university studies. “I got my first real job (sorry cricket umpiring) at Church 4 Life, working in their warehouse to help put the donated clothes into bale bags so they could be sent overseas. Gail and the team were […]

Peter

Peter has lots of tattoos and an absolute heart of gold. He uses his skills, socialising and servant heart to help out where he can. “As a volunteer, Church 4 Life gives me incentive to look forward to going there and helping staff to provide a duty of care to people who are struggling with […]

Lynette

Lynette’s social life has improved tremendously as she has created great friendships with those she volunteered with every week. “I was an empty nester and had some spare time. While I was at a Church 4 Life Garage Sale I saw a flyer asking for volunteers and the ladies encouraged me to come along. I […]

Tammy

Tammy went from a place of hopelessness to a place of confidence. She is now a pivotal part of our Church 4 Life team as she walks and distributes blue donation bags into the mailboxes of the local community everyday and we rarely see her without a big smile on her face, however life wasn’t […]

Sue

Sue has a powerful story of once needing support herself to now providing support to others. “In 2013 I had to leave my role in Management after being diagnosed with Menieres Disease. I was tired all the time, and my husband became my carer. I had lost my independence, I had depression and we eventually […]

Jean

Jean is one of our wonderful staff members who has worked with us since 2013 (9 years). She recently shared her experience about working in Church 4 Life Op Shops and what causes her to be passionate about charity work. “I started working as a retail assistant at a Church 4 Life Op Shop 2 […]

Rod

You won’t meet a nicer guy than Rod, one of our collection drivers here at Church 4 Life Clothing Collectors. “In 2019 I was looking for work and applied for a Driving job with Church 4 Life Charities, but the position had already been filled, however, while I was chatting to the girl on the […]