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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 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’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 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 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 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 […]


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 […]