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1000 Lives Changed Stories

Andy

Andy often felt listless and lost, without purpose. Then he found us and everything changed. Things had changed at his last job,

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Darby

Darby is studying Marine Biology at Newcastle University and he’s part of our team. We love uni students. When they are looking

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Julie

Julie shares how her life has been changed through the opportunities Church 4 Life Charities has given her to teach her granddaughter

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Jayden

Jayden was born with genetic disabilities that have made even the simplest things in life a bigger challenge than normal. Yet his

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Debbie

When you visit our Woodrising Op Shop you will meet the bubbly, smart, creative and super friendly Debbie. Being a butterfly, she

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Toby

I’m Toby and I’m 7 years old. My family is my 5 year old brother Jayden, my Mum Sam and my Dad

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Bella

Bella tells her story: “Church 4 Life Charities changed my life by giving me a positive workplace where I get to help

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Emma

Emma loves being part of our team at our Cardiff Op Shop. She says “The volunteers here are outstanding! They bring a

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Isabel

From her youngest years Isabel lived with domestic violence at its worst. Life was so difficult that by 12 years old she

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Mark

“The people here changed me. It wasn’t anything big, just working with good people, doing good things each day. I love it

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Aruma at The Show

Aruma is a local disability services charity. They reached out to us for donations of goods to set up a sensory sensitive

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Edgey

“Edgey” is one of those wonderful people who cares about the families in her preschool. She is happy to reach into her

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Jennifer

Jennifer joined our team at Cardiff Op Shop in 2023. Unfortunately, she had lost her small business due to Covid and so

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Last Minute Hope

Hope Seedling is a small local charity that we are honoured to partner with. They specialize in helping people suffering domestic violence

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Daniel

Daniel from Belmont wasn’t home when the hamper was delivered. Our driver phoned and left a message for Daniel to let him

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Anita

Anita heard about Hampers With Heart in 2022 and offered two nominations and wanted to help more, but couldn’t at the time.

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Emma & Shauna

Emma & Shauna were talking with their other sister Leigh at a family birthday celebration when they all decided that for Christmas

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Peter

Peter heard about Hampers With Heart at a Church 4 Life church service, and he was keen share about his experience at

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Marian

Marian is a recently retired nurse and heard about Hampers With Heart on Newcastle’s Rhema FM, 99.7. “It’s the only station I

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Mia’s Family

Mia The Cat family’s sent in this text to us on receiving their Hamper With Heart: “I write this with tears streaming

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Tilly

One of our favourite jobs in is delivering Hampers With Heart to people who have no idea they have been nominated. Ash

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You

If YOU are reading this it is likely that your life has been changed, even a smidgen, by your connection through Church

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Chelsea

When Chelsea moved to Lake Macquarie in late 2022 she was looking for a fresh start in life. She didn’t have a

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CJ

My name is CJ and when my health crashed I couldn’t work in childcare anymore. But I found a new career after

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Suong, Tien & Naomi

Suong’s life changed dramatically when she found Church 4 Life. She tells her story of how her husband Tien, daughter Naomi and

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Chemistworks Boolaroo

Thank you Chemistworks Boolaroo for sponsoring this prize for our Thank You Competition! Natalie was so pleased when her friend Annette asked

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SpringLoaded

Springloaded knows all about kids with loads of energy and how quickly they can get bored, particularly in the school holidays. They

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The Good Guy

When Emma approached The Good Guys at Warners Bay about sponsoring a prize in our Thank You Competition they were delighted to

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Hairdooz

Tracy has been a supporter of Church 4 Life Clothing Collections for a long time. She loves the easiness of the home

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Jacey

Jacey is a Professional Photographer and Content Creator and shares how her story: “I was introduced to the Church 4 Life Family

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Ash & Sheldon

Ash tells her story: “5 years ago I was depressed, lacked confidence and was struggling with my mental health. Since applying for,

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Sarah

As Christmas neared Sarah faced the loss of her job and doing something she hadn’t done for a long time – applying

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Sarah

I am a mother of five beautiful kids. Recently we moved and had so many items to donate. I was getting ready

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Laurel

I always enjoy having Gail come and share with us on my radio show Mornings With Laurel on Rhema FM Newcastle. As someone

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Allan

Retired and bored Allan decided to look for part time work to fill his days. He found our ad for drivers and

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Jayden & Owen

“I haven’t seen Jayden laughing and happy like this in a long time. Thank you so much!” Jayden’s Mum said to Gail

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Angela

My family and I feel so happy knowing that my family’s donated clothing is going to a good cause. My sons often

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Colin

Homeless for 2 years due to Covid, Colin had lost his job and was looking for a way to house himself, his

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Glen

When Glen’s Mum Liz suddenly passed away recently many people were devastated by her loss. Liz was the person that everyone turned

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Natasha

In desperation Natasha texted a friend asking for help to keep her family safe. Except she got the wrong phone number and

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Judy

Judy is 84 and on the 4 May 2021 she started volunteering with us. She had recently finished her Tupperware business after

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Susie

Susie’s Mum Sarah shares her story: We have been doing a lot of de-cluttering in our house and Susie (12) was doing

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Heather

Heather finds it difficult to leave home due to her health challenges. Yet she has found ways to support us from home.

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Mandy

Mandy was really struggling to pay the rent and have money for groceries. She contacted our Tanilba Bay Op Shop and was

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Helen

Helen kindly sent us her story. She was nominated by a friend for our Hampers With Heart program in 2022. Helen writes:

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Nathan

Nathan shares his story with us: “I discovered Church for Life through a contact and applied for a driving position. This was

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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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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

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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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MenTouring

MenTouring is a place for mateship and support in the best way. Church 4 Life charities has recently begun this new community

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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. At the time she was

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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

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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

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Lynette

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

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Tammy

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

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Sue

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

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Jean

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

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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.

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Gail

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

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Andy

Andy often felt listless and lost, without purpose. Then he found us and everything changed. Things had changed at his last job,

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Darby

Darby is studying Marine Biology at Newcastle University and he’s part of our team. We love uni students. When they are looking

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Julie

Julie shares how her life has been changed through the opportunities Church 4 Life Charities has given her to teach her granddaughter

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Jayden

Jayden was born with genetic disabilities that have made even the simplest things in life a bigger challenge than normal. Yet his

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Debbie

When you visit our Woodrising Op Shop you will meet the bubbly, smart, creative and super friendly Debbie. Being a butterfly, she

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Toby

I’m Toby and I’m 7 years old. My family is my 5 year old brother Jayden, my Mum Sam and my Dad

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Bella

Bella tells her story: “Church 4 Life Charities changed my life by giving me a positive workplace where I get to help

Read More »

Emma

Emma loves being part of our team at our Cardiff Op Shop. She says “The volunteers here are outstanding! They bring a

Read More »

Isabel

From her youngest years Isabel lived with domestic violence at its worst. Life was so difficult that by 12 years old she

Read More »

Mark

“The people here changed me. It wasn’t anything big, just working with good people, doing good things each day. I love it

Read More »

Aruma at The Show

Aruma is a local disability services charity. They reached out to us for donations of goods to set up a sensory sensitive

Read More »

Edgey

“Edgey” is one of those wonderful people who cares about the families in her preschool. She is happy to reach into her

Read More »

Jennifer

Jennifer joined our team at Cardiff Op Shop in 2023. Unfortunately, she had lost her small business due to Covid and so

Read More »

Last Minute Hope

Hope Seedling is a small local charity that we are honoured to partner with. They specialize in helping people suffering domestic violence

Read More »

Daniel

Daniel from Belmont wasn’t home when the hamper was delivered. Our driver phoned and left a message for Daniel to let him

Read More »

Anita

Anita heard about Hampers With Heart in 2022 and offered two nominations and wanted to help more, but couldn’t at the time.

Read More »

Emma & Shauna

Emma & Shauna were talking with their other sister Leigh at a family birthday celebration when they all decided that for Christmas

Read More »

Peter

Peter heard about Hampers With Heart at a Church 4 Life church service, and he was keen share about his experience at

Read More »

Marian

Marian is a recently retired nurse and heard about Hampers With Heart on Newcastle’s Rhema FM, 99.7. “It’s the only station I

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Mia’s Family

Mia The Cat family’s sent in this text to us on receiving their Hamper With Heart: “I write this with tears streaming

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Tilly

One of our favourite jobs in is delivering Hampers With Heart to people who have no idea they have been nominated. Ash

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Stephanie

Congratulations on all the fantastic and hard work you’ve put in over the years, making a real difference in so many people’s

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Zeljka

Thank you for giving my daughter Violeta and I a chance to show you that we are a good fit for Church

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Larissa

Congratulations Church 4 Life on 10 years of hard work and making a positive difference in your community and around the world.

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Mozambique Cyclone

On March 14 -15 2019 Tropical Cyclone Idai ravished the impoverished country of Mozambique with winds over 220km per hour destroying thousands

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Bayne’s Phone

It can be a shock when you watch your phone drop out of your pocket onto the ground. You hold your breath

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Christmas Bushfires

December 2019 will long be remembered for the horrific Christmas bushfire season. We remember the hazy, smokiness that filled our skies for

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Laurel

Congratulations Church 4 Life team on your 10 year anniversary of serving the community. I treasure and remember fondly my time working

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Kalpana

My greatest thanks to the volunteers who has made this happen . It is indeed so heartwarming to know that the clothes

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The Hope Seedling

Our church charity has been and is still working in collaboration with Church 4 Life in many projects and we supply what

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Ria

Thank you so much for giving excess clothing another life by saving it from going into landfill.

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Elle

We really appreciate what you do for us all by coming and picking up our clothes. Especially when some like me don’t

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Dani

Thankyou for ten years of lowering waste and helping people. Always happy to donate and congratulations on ten years!

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Heather

Congratulations to you all, we all need good people like you to help during times of need, it’s very much appreciated, keep

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Stephen

Hey wow 10 years! Awesome! I’ve watched use grow and expand. Still see some awesome great members. God bless u all. Congratulations

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Rod

Congratulations to Church 4 Life and all the wonderful people over the years who have helped the charity to grow in the

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Corinne

The biggest blessing was being a part of this amazing ministry and watching and moving through each growth phase and change of

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Toys For Christmas

Early September almost feels way too early for be thinking Christmas toys. However, when you have to ship toys from Australia to

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Pinky

Our family are always thankful that the blue bag collection can help for some of the people in need even though its

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Jo

It’s so beautiful to hear it’s been 10 years of dedicated work. The community is thankful to have you all in it.

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Judi Jones

I’m so thankful for Church 4 Life. You do such marvellous work. I always make sure I fill at least one bag

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Annette

I just wanted to say thank you to Church 4 Life Charities and to say I appreciate all the hard work of

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Helen

The words of Jesus – “Truly I tell you, whatever you did for the least of these brothers of mine, you did

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Theo

I look forward to getting the Blue Bag in my letterbox and hope they keep arriving for many more years to come!

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Michelle Correy

Congratulations to all the Team on 10th at Anniversary. It’s so wonderful for me to contribute to what you do for those

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Sally

I love seeing people given a way of meeting community needs in ways they couldn’t do alone. congratulations on 10 years of

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Fiona

Wonderful to be able to give to people in need and to know we’re doing something good. We enjoy collecting clothes for

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Kaye Bromfield

Happy 10th Anniversary Church 4 Life Clothing Collectors! Thanks for all you do for the community and for all the lives you

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Heather

We’ve worked with Church 4 Life for a few years now helping out with the technical side of their website. It always

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Reading Miracles

From time to time, we enjoy being part of the miracle of giving books to groups in our community – like Goodstart

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Ash

Happy 10 year anniversary Church 4 Life Clothing Collectors 🎂🎉 Thank you for everything you do for our community ❤️

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Liz

I am a drop off point for some of my neighbours, to help clear some of their unwanted clothes and then I

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Callum

A huge thank you to Church 4 Life, everything it does for the local community and across the globe. Amazing dedicated team.

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Christmas Kindness

In November 2021 we had a wonderful donor named Corinne call us saying that her brother and her purposely spend each year

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Purple Rain

On Monday 21 August 2023 our wonderful team member Sue was sad. After a very long battle with a degenerative disease her

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A New Complex

In January 2021 we began praying for a new warehouse. Our current lease was coming to an end where we either needed

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Maria

Thank you church 4 life for helping me keep my wardrobe clutter free

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Sam

Happy 10 years! And thank you for all that you do. It means a lot to my family and I that you’re

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Ada

Happy 10 year anniversary Church 4 Life Clothing Collectors! 🥳

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Lloyd’s Miracle

13 May 2016 Lloyd had desperately been looking for work in Sydney as he was experiencing a financially stressful situation. God used Church

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Brenton’s Miracle

2015 – Meet Brenton. Here he is unloading our truck from a day collection all your wonderful donations. Brenton is one of our

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Holly’s Miracle

11 May 2016 – What a delight to find this special bag of girls clothes donated recently with a special message from

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Akila

My whole life was changed by the generosity and kindness of your staff, and the practical work you do to help people

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Michael

Congrats on 10 Years! I love how easy the blue bags are. Your team is always very friendly.

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Stapling Parties

When we first started, we used to have “Stapling Parties” where church members at Boolaroo would staple hundreds and then thousands of

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Lesley

Congratulations on 10 Years service to our community, to our world and to our Lord Jesus Christ! I am so thrilled to

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Finding Lost Money

2 November 2016 – Pete is one of our most enthusiastic volunteers. Yesterday he was driving down the M1 on his way back

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Gail

I am deeply honoured to be part of this amazing decade of miracles, meeting hundreds of wonderful people and knowing that together

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You

If YOU are reading this it is likely that your life has been changed, even a smidgen, by your connection through Church

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Chelsea

When Chelsea moved to Lake Macquarie in late 2022 she was looking for a fresh start in life. She didn’t have a

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CJ

My name is CJ and when my health crashed I couldn’t work in childcare anymore. But I found a new career after

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Suong, Tien & Naomi

Suong’s life changed dramatically when she found Church 4 Life. She tells her story of how her husband Tien, daughter Naomi and

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Chemistworks Boolaroo

Thank you Chemistworks Boolaroo for sponsoring this prize for our Thank You Competition! Natalie was so pleased when her friend Annette asked

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SpringLoaded

Springloaded knows all about kids with loads of energy and how quickly they can get bored, particularly in the school holidays. They

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The Good Guy

When Emma approached The Good Guys at Warners Bay about sponsoring a prize in our Thank You Competition they were delighted to

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Hairdooz

Tracy has been a supporter of Church 4 Life Clothing Collections for a long time. She loves the easiness of the home

Read More »
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Jacey

Jacey is a Professional Photographer and Content Creator and shares how her story: “I was introduced to the Church 4 Life Family

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Ash & Sheldon

Ash tells her story: “5 years ago I was depressed, lacked confidence and was struggling with my mental health. Since applying for,

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Sarah

As Christmas neared Sarah faced the loss of her job and doing something she hadn’t done for a long time – applying

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Sarah

I am a mother of five beautiful kids. Recently we moved and had so many items to donate. I was getting ready

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Laurel

I always enjoy having Gail come and share with us on my radio show Mornings With Laurel on Rhema FM Newcastle. As someone

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Allan

Retired and bored Allan decided to look for part time work to fill his days. He found our ad for drivers and

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Jayden & Owen

“I haven’t seen Jayden laughing and happy like this in a long time. Thank you so much!” Jayden’s Mum said to Gail

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Angela

My family and I feel so happy knowing that my family’s donated clothing is going to a good cause. My sons often

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Colin

Homeless for 2 years due to Covid, Colin had lost his job and was looking for a way to house himself, his

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Glen

When Glen’s Mum Liz suddenly passed away recently many people were devastated by her loss. Liz was the person that everyone turned

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Natasha

In desperation Natasha texted a friend asking for help to keep her family safe. Except she got the wrong phone number and

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Judy

Judy is 84 and on the 4 May 2021 she started volunteering with us. She had recently finished her Tupperware business after

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Susie

Susie’s Mum Sarah shares her story: We have been doing a lot of de-cluttering in our house and Susie (12) was doing

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Heather

Heather finds it difficult to leave home due to her health challenges. Yet she has found ways to support us from home.

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Mandy

Mandy was really struggling to pay the rent and have money for groceries. She contacted our Tanilba Bay Op Shop and was

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Helen

Helen kindly sent us her story. She was nominated by a friend for our Hampers With Heart program in 2022. Helen writes:

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Nathan

Nathan shares his story with us: “I discovered Church for Life through a contact and applied for a driving position. This was

Read More »
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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 »
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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

Read More »
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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

Read More »
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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

Read More »
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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

Read More »
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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

Read More »
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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

Read More »
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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

Read More »
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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.

Read More »
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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

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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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MenTouring

MenTouring is a place for mateship and support in the best way. Church 4 Life charities has recently begun this new community

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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. At the time she was

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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

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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

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Lynette

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

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Tammy

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

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Sue

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

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Jean

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

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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.

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Gail

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

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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

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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