29th Annual Frankston Community Appeal

Christmas 2019

Since 2010 nearly 5,000 festive hampers have been distributed to assist close to 11,000 Frankston families & individuals in need of help

“Live locally, give locally”

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29th Annual Frankston Community Appeal

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Food donations

From late November onwards we are happy to receive donations of festive groceries that can be sorted into hampers. We put together over 300 extra hampers from these donated groceries for singles and couples in need.

How to donate food and the types of groceries we need.

More information about us

Community Support Frankston Inc. is a not for profit community support agency which provides services including emergency food, grocery vouchers, help with utility bills, referrals and advocacy for people who live, or work in the City of Frankston.

CSF is one of the busiest agencies of its type in Victoria – with nearly 13,500 client contacts and over 25,000 enquiries recorded in the 2018-2019 financial year. Find more information about this agency, volunteering and services we offer on our Home Page.

We are seeking cash donations to buy non-perishable groceries so we can put together 350+ festive hampers – each of approximately $100 value. If you would like to donate or have a fundraising idea, please contact us so we can acknowledge your involvement on our website, Facebook page and Annual Report.

This is an opportunity to:

  • Support the work of our volunteers by helping us raise funds
  • Help disadvantaged people in our neighbourhood
  • Get involved with supporting frankstons most disadvantaged

Community Support Frankston works in conjunction with:

  • Frankston emergency relief providers (FERP) Network
  • Operation Larder
  • SalvoCare Eastern
  • WAYSS Domestic Violence Outreach
  • St Vincent de Paul
  • OzChild
  • Frankston Special Development Schools
  • Frankston Secondary Schools

The above organistions are part of a network that distribute the hampers purchased by CSF through your donations. Clients receiving support are all assessed to be in crisis and in need of assistance.

We all work together, with one point for hamper distribution which:

  • Enables us to stretch our combined limited resources
  • Assists more families through fairer allocation of donations
  • Allows other organisations to focus on other festive activities like free Christmas breakfast and lunch to residents in hardship.

2018 was the 28th year of the appeal, with 646 hampers of food and gifts distributed to 1818 people, including 965 children and 853 adults. These hampers were put together using nearly $40,000 in cash donations and over $36,000 in donated groceries, gifts and toys.

Our thanks go to local residents, businesses and organisations that donated cash, groceries and toys. Your support has made this year's appeal a great success.

A very special thanks to Operation Larder and the Frankston RSL, who are important partners with family hamper food donations and some of the volunteer contributions for the food delivery & packing dates.

A further "Thank You" to all the donations that allow us to purchase the food, vouchers, toys and other items.

Please see our Annual Report for a list of contributers.

Community Support Frankston is an accredited charitable institution. Click here to see details registered with the Australian Government.

Community Support Frankston
ABN - 95 426 151 625

Registered Incorporation Number
A 0000431J (Associations Incorporation Act 1981)
ABN - 95 426 151 625

Deductible Gift Recipient and Tax Exempt Charity entity
(Income Tax Assessment Act 1997)