Donate to Hobart City Mission’s Christmas Appeal

Please, give the gift of Christmas this year. Nobody should be homeless over the holidays. When you donate to Hobart City Mission’s Christmas appeal, you will help provide food, long or short term shelter and support services for the most vulnerable in our community this holiday season. Please donate here

Thank you for brightening Christmas

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2020 was a particularly hard year for Yolanda. With job loss, a relationship breakdown, and four children to feed, Christmas was going to be tougher than ever. “Everyone goes through a tough time sometimes and 2020 was hard for everyone with COVID”, says Yolanda. This was the first year that Yolanda applied for Christmas Assistance, …

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Aveo Derwent Waters comes together to gift a brighter Christmas

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The 2019 Christmas Assistance Program provided 670 families with food and toys for Christmas. These families are generally doing it tough and struggling to make ends meet.  Every year, individuals, businesses and community organisations support the Christmas Assistance Program. They collect toys, donate money and volunteer time to make Christmas brighter for those in experiencing …

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Thank you from Joanne

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Joanne struggled to make ends meet in the lead up to the Christmas period. She wanted to provide gifts and a Christmas lunch for her family but did not have the money. Joanne has five children. Her 18-year-old and 21-year-old sons both currently live with her. Her 11-year-old daughter and 8-year-old twins are currently in …

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Christmas Assistance Program Success

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The Christmas Assistance Program went ahead in December with great result! We had 670 families attend on the two days of distribution, who needed help to make ends meet over the Christmas period. Assistance was provided in the form of food vouchers, food packs, and gifts for children aged 0 – 15. The gifts, food …

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