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Give more than hope

For many Christmas is a difficult time of year. To families escaping violence, experiencing homelessness or living below the poverty line, practical support means the world.

Over 3800 times a week across Victoria and Tasmania, people reach out to us. Everyday, we dig deeper to provide urgent support when people need it most.

40,000 families will reach out to us for urgent help this year

Need help now? Call us on: (03) 9192 8100

Food for Families

“If I am running low on money I know I can still provide the girls with food thanks to Uniting. Thanks to their support, I could give the girls a proper Christmas.” – Sandra.

When Sandra’s 18 month old granddaughter came into her fulltime care at 58, her life changed completely. From a working grandmother to full-time caregiver, the impact on her financial situation was overwhelming.

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Families in crisis experience financial stress. Every year our crisis services see an increase in demand for support, especially at Christmas time.

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A word from our CEO

A growing number of families across Victoria and Tasmania are facing a tough festive season this year. Many will miss out on a meal this Christmas amid poor living circumstances and financial pressures.

Sandra’s story

When Sandra’s 18 month old granddaughter came into her fulltime care at 58, her life changed completely. From a working grandmother, to full-time caregiver of a toddler, the impact on her financial situation was overwhelming.

Peter’s story

Peter* has one goal in life – to see his daughter achieve her dreams.

But as a single father relying on a pension as his only source of income, Peter has struggled to make ends meet.

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