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1000 Lives Changed Stories

Zac

Zac’s workplace became very divisive and discriminatory so he had to leave. With a family of ten and a baby on the

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Nover

“The goodies in the hamper nearly filled my small pantry!” Nover was nominated to receive from Hampers with Heart and was delighted

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Romaine & Nick

“What is this?” Romaine asked, when the the delivery came from Hampers with Heart. The boys gathered around trying to see inside

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Janine & Tim

“A small gesture… came with so much love when we were in the thick of it.” After receiving their delivery from Hampers

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Kim

This year we had the privilege of working together with Kim from Home In Place in Maitland and Cessnock to deliver Hampers

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Jenny

“I can do that!” Jenny thought when she heard about Hampers with Heart Packing Day, and she brought her husband and a

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Laura

Laura was in a hard place and taking stock of her life when Hampers with Heart arrived, bringing hope. A single parent,

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James and Ellen

When our Hampers with Heart delivery driver arrived at the address there was only a builder there, and no building! It was

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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

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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

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Elinor & Letty

Three-year-old twins Elinor and Letty were excited to help bring in the Hampers with Heart packages when they arrived at their home.

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SoLife Opportunities

In July 2022 our Managing Director Gail had the privilege of mentoring 4 amazing university students through the Study Australia Industry Experience

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Men’s Breakfast

Men’s Breakfast is a place for mateship and support in the best way. Church 4 Life charities has recently begun this new

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Alexa

“I was desperate to get out and Church 4 Life sent people to meet me on the way.” Alexa was suffering domestic

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Chloe

Chloe reached a dead end, but a hand up from Church 4 Life Charities helped her get through when she really needed

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Jess

Jess was having a rough time after getting out of a difficult domestic violence situation. “I wasn’t getting paid until the end

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Ada

When Ada finished high school she wasn’t sure which career path she wanted to take, but she found something she loves at

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Karla

When Karla first found a blue bag in her mail box she had no idea her life was about to change. When

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Debbie

Debbie’s whole life changed when she heard about Church 4 Life on the recommendation of her brother-in-law. After attending Pete’s Kitchen, she

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Amy & Josh

Amy & Josh Josh and Amy had difficulty making ends meet after Amy lost work during Covid, and hampers from Church 4

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Annette

After her husband passed away Annette decided to donate his clothes to benefit others. Little did she know that she would also

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Granny Joy

Granny Joy was one of our favourite Church 4 Life church members for many years. She volunteered with us in many roles over

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Jane

Jane booked in a pick up online and we asked why she had chosen to donate to our charity? This was her

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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

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Christian

Christian has many skills and a desire to work, but has found it difficult to find employment during covid times. Christian began

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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

Read More »

Brian

There is no doubt in Brians’s mind that God is real, after the many miracles he has witnessed! Brian connected with Church

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Kayla

Helping Kayla, a Gen Z  in the aftermath of Covid19 so she can attain further skills and move forward in her career.

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Maria

Physical limitations don’t stop Maria when it comes to gardening, plants and showing up! She gives what she can and 80% of

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Sandra

Sandra found it difficult finding suitable department store clothing, but found what she was looking for at our Op Shop. “When I

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Ali

Professional Organiser, Ali, helps people become ‘Beautifully Sorted‘ every day. She partners with Church 4 Life Charities by donating items that her

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Cherie

Mother of 4, Cherie, had severe anxiety and depression but found confidence and purpose by taking a step of faith. “After starting

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Liz

Liz didn’t think she had a story until we started chatting about her journey with Church 4 Life Charities and how she

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Caroline

One of the biggest benefits of volunteering is the social aspect, but when your family notice a positive difference in you, that

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Yvonne

When a tough start to life leads to finding a family that lasts for eternity!   “I was not wanted by the

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Ruan

Flexibility, exercise and the good team environment at Church 4 Life Charities helped Ruan finish his university studies. “I got my first

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Peter

Peter has lots of tattoos and an absolute heart of gold. He uses his skills, socialising and servant heart to help out

Read More »

Lynette

Lynette’s social life has improved tremendously as she has created great friendships with those she volunteered with every week. “I was an

Read More »

Tammy

Tammy went from a place of hopelessness to a place of confidence. She is now a pivotal part of our Church 4

Read More »

Sue

Sue has a powerful story of once needing support herself to now providing support to others. “In 2013 I had to leave

Read More »

Jean

Jean is one of our wonderful staff members who has worked with us since 2013 (9 years). She recently shared her experience

Read More »

Rod

You won’t meet a nicer guy than Rod, one of our collection drivers here at Church 4 Life Clothing Collectors. “In 2019

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Emma

Mother of 5, Emma, has endured hardship that most of us could never imagine but has now found purpose in helping others.

Read More »

Gail

  How Church 4 Life Charities helped move Gail from Chronic Illness to Managing Director.   “2013 was a very, very bad

Read More »

Zac

Zac’s workplace became very divisive and discriminatory so he had to leave. With a family of ten and a baby on the

Read More »

Nover

“The goodies in the hamper nearly filled my small pantry!” Nover was nominated to receive from Hampers with Heart and was delighted

Read More »

Romaine & Nick

“What is this?” Romaine asked, when the the delivery came from Hampers with Heart. The boys gathered around trying to see inside

Read More »

Janine & Tim

“A small gesture… came with so much love when we were in the thick of it.” After receiving their delivery from Hampers

Read More »

Kim

This year we had the privilege of working together with Kim from Home In Place in Maitland and Cessnock to deliver Hampers

Read More »

Jenny

“I can do that!” Jenny thought when she heard about Hampers with Heart Packing Day, and she brought her husband and a

Read More »

Laura

Laura was in a hard place and taking stock of her life when Hampers with Heart arrived, bringing hope. A single parent,

Read More »

James and Ellen

When our Hampers with Heart delivery driver arrived at the address there was only a builder there, and no building! It was

Read More »

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

Read More »

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

Read More »

Elinor & Letty

Three-year-old twins Elinor and Letty were excited to help bring in the Hampers with Heart packages when they arrived at their home.

Read More »

SoLife Opportunities

In July 2022 our Managing Director Gail had the privilege of mentoring 4 amazing university students through the Study Australia Industry Experience

Read More »

Men’s Breakfast

Men’s Breakfast is a place for mateship and support in the best way. Church 4 Life charities has recently begun this new

Read More »

Alexa

“I was desperate to get out and Church 4 Life sent people to meet me on the way.” Alexa was suffering domestic

Read More »

Chloe

Chloe reached a dead end, but a hand up from Church 4 Life Charities helped her get through when she really needed

Read More »

Jess

Jess was having a rough time after getting out of a difficult domestic violence situation. “I wasn’t getting paid until the end

Read More »

Ada

When Ada finished high school she wasn’t sure which career path she wanted to take, but she found something she loves at

Read More »

Karla

When Karla first found a blue bag in her mail box she had no idea her life was about to change. When

Read More »

Debbie

Debbie’s whole life changed when she heard about Church 4 Life on the recommendation of her brother-in-law. After attending Pete’s Kitchen, she

Read More »

Amy & Josh

Amy & Josh Josh and Amy had difficulty making ends meet after Amy lost work during Covid, and hampers from Church 4

Read More »

Annette

After her husband passed away Annette decided to donate his clothes to benefit others. Little did she know that she would also

Read More »

Granny Joy

Granny Joy was one of our favourite Church 4 Life church members for many years. She volunteered with us in many roles over

Read More »

Jane

Jane booked in a pick up online and we asked why she had chosen to donate to our charity? This was her

Read More »

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

Read More »

Christian

Christian has many skills and a desire to work, but has found it difficult to find employment during covid times. Christian began

Read More »

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

Read More »

Brian

There is no doubt in Brians’s mind that God is real, after the many miracles he has witnessed! Brian connected with Church

Read More »

Kayla

Helping Kayla, a Gen Z  in the aftermath of Covid19 so she can attain further skills and move forward in her career.

Read More »

Maria

Physical limitations don’t stop Maria when it comes to gardening, plants and showing up! She gives what she can and 80% of

Read More »

Sandra

Sandra found it difficult finding suitable department store clothing, but found what she was looking for at our Op Shop. “When I

Read More »

Ali

Professional Organiser, Ali, helps people become ‘Beautifully Sorted‘ every day. She partners with Church 4 Life Charities by donating items that her

Read More »

Cherie

Mother of 4, Cherie, had severe anxiety and depression but found confidence and purpose by taking a step of faith. “After starting

Read More »

Liz

Liz didn’t think she had a story until we started chatting about her journey with Church 4 Life Charities and how she

Read More »

Caroline

One of the biggest benefits of volunteering is the social aspect, but when your family notice a positive difference in you, that

Read More »

Yvonne

When a tough start to life leads to finding a family that lasts for eternity!   “I was not wanted by the

Read More »

Ruan

Flexibility, exercise and the good team environment at Church 4 Life Charities helped Ruan finish his university studies. “I got my first

Read More »

Peter

Peter has lots of tattoos and an absolute heart of gold. He uses his skills, socialising and servant heart to help out

Read More »

Lynette

Lynette’s social life has improved tremendously as she has created great friendships with those she volunteered with every week. “I was an

Read More »

Tammy

Tammy went from a place of hopelessness to a place of confidence. She is now a pivotal part of our Church 4

Read More »

Sue

Sue has a powerful story of once needing support herself to now providing support to others. “In 2013 I had to leave

Read More »

Jean

Jean is one of our wonderful staff members who has worked with us since 2013 (9 years). She recently shared her experience

Read More »

Rod

You won’t meet a nicer guy than Rod, one of our collection drivers here at Church 4 Life Clothing Collectors. “In 2019

Read More »

Emma

Mother of 5, Emma, has endured hardship that most of us could never imagine but has now found purpose in helping others.

Read More »

Gail

  How Church 4 Life Charities helped move Gail from Chronic Illness to Managing Director.   “2013 was a very, very bad

Read More »

Share Your Story

We would be honoured to hear your story of how Church 4 Life Charities has impacted your life in a positive way.

Meaningful Giving

If you’d like to set up regular giving, or would like to give a once off donation, please click the secure link below. 

  • Most Needed- this is our ‘Most Needed’ fund to cover our Charities most urgent needs.
  • Mission- 1000 Lives Changed  is put towards community activities that help our mission of seeing 1000 local lives changed.
  • PetrolIs used to ‘Chip in for Petrol’ so we can continue providing a free clothing collection service.
  • Clothing Collectors Will be received for our Clothing Collection expenses, vehicle repair, shipping costs.
  • Emergency Assistancehelps to purchase items for those in crisis situations. Previous examples have been food hampers, gift vouchers, petrol to those in need. Items will depend on individual circumstances and is given through Church 4 Life Pantry or Pete’s Kitchen.

Our Community Sponsors

THANK YOU!

We encourage everyone to support these generous local businesses who have supported our charity and launch day with raffle prizes and awareness. 

Our Community Sponsors