Our team

In our first year of operation, we supported 125 families with a small n our first year of operation, we supported 125 families with a small volunteer team. In 2019, we helped 2033 families from across Greater Sydney and some regional areas of NSW with a small team of staff, supported by a large and committed volunteer workforce. Our Board provides strategic oversight of the organisation.

Board Members

  • Chair – Phillip Whyte
  • Vice Chair – Kathryn Brennan
  • Treasurer – Michael Barker
  • Secretary – Tracey Edwards
  • Ordinary Member– Gabrielle Humphreys
  • Public Officer – Sarah Mross
  • Ordinary Member – Greg Nairn

Staff

  • Melanie Gill- Operations and Volunteer Manager
  • Sarah Skelton – Social Services Liaison Officer
  • Felicity Dyer – Social Services Liaison Officer
  • Brenda Lavender – Quality Assurance Officer
  • Gabrielle Humphreys – Partnership and Sustainability Coordinator

Volunteers

Our volunteer are essential to our team and work tirelessly to ensure your donations are ready for families in need when requested by their social worker.