Blacktown Mayoress, Mrs Anne Bali is calling on the local community to remember those less fortunate and share in the joy of Christmas by donating a gift to the annual Mayoress Christmas Gift Appeal.
Gifts are sought for children aged 0 to 16 years. Gift suggestions include new and unused toys, books,clothing and non-perishable goods. Please leave gifts unwrapped or in a gift bag for ease of distribution.
Gifts will be accepted up until 5 pm, Friday 7 December 2018.
For more information please contact the Events Team on 9839 6000.
Gifts will be donated to local charities including MacKillop Family Services, Act For Kids and Liverpool Plains Shire Council.
Simply Giving streamlines the gift donation process by offering gift options chosen directly by the charities to suit the needs of the children and families they support.
The gifts selected will be wrapped and delivered directly to the charities, saving double handling and any extra costs.
Gift drop off locations
Blacktown City Council Foyer, 62 Flushcombe Road
Max Webber Library, Flushcombe Road
Office of Stephen Bali, MP, Member for Blacktown, Shop 3063, Westpoint Shopping Centre
Westpoint Shopping Centre, Level 3 Customer Service Desk.
Mt Druitt Hub, Ayres Grove
Office of Edmond Atalla, MP, Member for Mt Druitt, Office Suite 201, Westfield Mt Druitt Shopping Centre
Office of Ed Husic MP, Federal Member for Chifley, Shop 6, Cleeve Close
Kids' Early Leaning Mount Druitt, Corner Belmore Avenue and North Parade.
- The Rooty Hill RSL- 55 Sherbrook Street.
Office of Michelle Rowland MP, Federal Member for Greenway, 230 Prospect Hwy
Office of Mark Taylor MP, Member for Seven Hills, 166 Best Road.
Blacktown Leisure Centre, Stanhope Parkway
Office of Kevin Conolly, MP, Member for Riverstone, Shop 20, Stanhope Village, Sentry Drive.
- Office of Prue Car, MP, Member for Londonderry, 154 Queen Street.
Kids Early Learning Centres
Act for Kids is an Australian charity providing free therapy and support services to children and families who have experienced, or are at risk of child abuse and neglect. They have helped thousands of children and families for over 30years. Their services include, integrated therapy, support for vulnerable families, education services, residential services and special workshops to empower kids and safe houses in remote Aboriginal communities.
MacKillop Family Services exists to support, foster hope, and promote justice for children, young people and families, particularly those who have experienced distress, disadvantage and abuse. Each young person and family they work with is protected, nurtured and given the chance to build a brighter future.
Liverpool Plains Shire Council- This year we will be supporting our Sister City Partner in Quirindi by donating gifts to children of families in need during this difficult time. The drought in NSW has had a significant financial impact on families in all regional areas. This Christmas we hope to bring back their smiles with our donations.