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Financial Donations

Financial donations are the easiest and most useful way to help Starick to provide the support programs that are essential in assisting our clients. Donations enable us to build on the programs that we provide with government funding.

Starick Services Inc is registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission ABN 56 721 993 085. All donations over $2 are tax deductible.

You can also donate online or send a cheque to Starick.

If you would like to donate to Starick and would like to choose how your donation is used, you can select from a range of options carefully chosed to ensure they are of maximum benefit to clients.

Here is what three of our current donor partners provide.

Starick Annual Family Camp

Vivienne Stewart and Mandy Loton fund our annual "Viva Vivienne" camp at Fairbridge Village near Pinjarra WA. This provides women and their families with a range of activitites to build the self-confidence of our clients and strengthen the relationships between mothers and their children.

 Pots and Pans

Two of our long-time supporters fund our Pots and Pans projecy, which provides a starter pack of pots, pans and kitchen appliances to women who have escaped family and domestic violence and are setting up their new home.

 Family Sponsorship

The New Apostolic Church in Rivervale WA sponsors one family for a year to help them get back on their feet. Funds are used to provide the family with a fortnightly food hamper and gifts for birthdays and other special occassions.

 

What your Donation means to us:

  • $100
    • Helps us to meet the back-to-school costs for a child staying in one of our refuges or transitional house; or
    • Supports a child to participate in our school holiday program; or
    • Provides an hour of art therapy for a child who has been affected by domestic violence to enhance their emotional, mental and physical wellbeing; or
    • Funds a baby massage program for mothers with young children; or
    • Supports a mother to undertake a "Baby and Child First Aid course".
  • $500
    • Buys new linen and basic electrical goods for a woman and her children who are re-establishing themselves in independent housing.
  • $1,000
    • Allows us to run 15 sessions of the Clothesline Project. This Project offers the opportunity for clients to express their feelings, emotions and experiences through the medium of painting a t-shirt representing their experience of violence; or
    • Assists us to provide safe and secure accommodation for a month to women and children who are without an income. Women can be without access to income for a range of reasons; their accounts may be frozen, or there may be a delay in accessing Centrelink benefits. In addition, growing numbers of women are coming into our refuges without income or social support, many of whom are brought to Australia under false pretences on spousal visas and find themselves subjected to violence; or
    • Funds one year of a community sporting activity and/or sport equipment for a child accommodated in one of our refuges or transitional housing; or
    • Supports an educational/development program for a mother or her children who are living in the refuge;
    • Supports additional activities at our annual Starick Camp at Fairbridge, to build the self-confidence of our clients and particularly the relationships between mothers and their children.  
  • $5,000
    • Can provide "new beginnings" packages to purchase essential household items for women setting up a new home after leaving the refuge.
    • Can purchase playground equipment for the children in our refuges.
  • $10,000
    • Can help to refurbish a living unit at one of our refuges; or
    • Fund a specialist children's counsellor or other early intervention program for children in our services.

Any financial donation no matter how small can assist us to enhance and increase the support we are able to provide to women and children at risk.

Please donate online or send a cheque to Starick, PO Box 174 Cloverdale  WA  6985  

 

Run a Fundraiser on behalf of Starick 

You could run a fundraising campaign amongst your peers on behalf of Starick via our charity page on GiveMatcher.  

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Donations to Fresh Start Op Shop

The Fresh Start Op Shop is open to receive donations Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm. The Fresh Start Op Shop is located at 9 Love Street, Cloverdale.  Items are sold at discount prices. Proceeds from sales support Starick's services. Our clients visit the Op Shop for clothing and other household items.

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In-kind Donations

Starick welcomes the donation of good quality items for the women and children in our services.  Examples of useful things include:

  • Household items
  • Clothing
  • Toys
  • Art and craft materials
  • Toiletry packs
  • Gifts for Christmas and Mother's Day
  • Linen

If you wish to make in-kind donations for the women and children in our services, contact the Starick Office on 9478 5300.

Starick cannot always accept larger household items because we don't have enough storage space.  Refer to Starting Over Support (SOS) to find out more.

Lack of storage space also means that surplus donations are put into our Op Shop to help us fundraise for additional programs and supports.

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