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Southlakes Incorporated first opened its doors in 2013. The closest Foodbank was a 20 minute drive and the people most in need did not own a car or have enough money for petrol.

We opened our first premises in the old Lakes Mail building in Morisset and remained there for 18 months. We moved a few more times around Morisset till settling in our forever home at Cooranbong Community Centre, 614 Freemans Drive, Cooranbong, NSW 2265.

Since 2013 we have organised a big old fashioned Christmas party for our clients. Christmas 2020 saw us provide free hampers and toys to 1300 families.

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There will be some very happy kids tomorrow when their parents open their Free Emergency Hampers ... See MoreSee Less

There will be some very happy kids tomorrow when their parents open their Free Emergency Hampers

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The Erina CCACF puts out a Wednesday wish-list. If you want to copy the idea for donated goods

Hope I will get some tomorrow lol

Lovely of you guys . Longer the lockdown worse it gets . I’m struggling alone as it is how are you poor couples and families with kids coping?

Check out some of the lovely messages that will be going out in our free Emergency hampers tomorrow!
When people have donated money we asked them for a personal message from them to be included with the hamper. It's the little things right
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Check out some of the lovely messages that will be going out in our free Emergency hampers tomorrow!
When people have donated money we asked them for a personal message from them to be included with the hamper. Its the little things right

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❤️❤️❤️

Lovely

Can you tag me in the post with the bank details.. I saw it the other day..now I can’t find it..would like to set up a weekly payment from our family..😀

Everyone has been so amazing dropping food of at Christine's house and donating money.. we just came across 10 lottery tickets. people are beautiful ... See MoreSee Less

Everyone has been so amazing dropping food of at Christines house and donating money.. we just came across 10 lottery tickets. people are beautiful

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🤞🏼🤞🏼🤞🏼fingers crossed you win something !! Xxx

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Foodbank

Manage weekly Foodbank deliveries in Wangi to Fennel Bay, Mannering Park, Blue Haven to Hamlyn Terrace and Gwandalan/Summerland Point.

Emergency Food Relief

Now supporting over 50 people with FREE emergency food relief packs every week, ask us how we can help you.

Support School Breakfast Clubs

Support four School Breakfast Clubs by providing Cereal, Milk, Fresh Fruit and Up N Go's. Across Lake Macquarie and Central Coast.

Homeless Outreach Service

We support numerous Homeless service providers throughout Lake Macquarie, Central Coast, Newcastle and Sydney.

Free Items for Newborns to 16yo

Everything for kids 0 to 16 Free of cost. We provide cots, prams, clothing and emergency supplies.

Distribute 100 Free Pre Cooked Meals

Distribute 100 Free pre cooked meals (made by 4 local restaurants) Thanks to Coast Hands, OzHarvest and Angel Zoo Child Care Centre.

Christmas Hamper Support

Our favourite time of the year. We get to give out hampers and toys for FREE!

Support School Welfare Programs

Weekly support 3 local school's welfare program with bread, fresh produce and pantry items.

Free Community Cafe

Our free monthly Colongra Bay Community Cafe. in partnership with Lake Munmorah United Bowling Club and Northern Lakes Neighbourhood Centre.

More Services Coming Soon

Coming Soon

Partners of Dress for Success

We are a referral agency for pack and send. This is our way of supporting women in need of clothing for important life events.

We Care Connect

We are a proud caseworker for We Care Connect, they collect community donations and give them to families in need.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE ABOVE SERVICES PLEASE CLICK HERE

If you feel we can help you or your community/school with any of the above please use the Contact Us page and we will be in contact.

Sponsors
Sponsors

Major Sponsors

OzHarvest

Since 2013 OzHarvest has been and continues to be a great partner, with weekly donations of rescued produced. They sprang into action when Covid hit and started donating 50 pre cooked frozen meals and 20 hampers every fortnight. To be in a position to offer frozen meals to our most vulnerable has been amazing.

Sanitarium

For seven amazing years Sanitarium has donated Weet-bix, So Good and Up n Go’s (bi-annually) Thank You for being a great partner and supporting Southlake’s Inc.

Second Bite

Through our partnership with Second Bite we have received an amazing 200,000 kilo’s of bread (One Million Dollars in bread and pastries) we have been able to pass on to our community for free. Thankyou Secondbite and Coles Bonnells Bay.
Locations
Locations

Servicing the following locations.

Cooranbong Community Centre

Colongra Bay Hall (Lake Munmorah)

Gwandalan Hall

Wangi

Blue Haven

Free Sanitary Items

1 Pack Per Month
Winning
Winning

We are an Award winning charity

Award

2018 Australia Day - Lake Macquarie

Award

2019 Lake Macquarie Citizen of the Year

FInalist

2020 Central Coast Australian of the Year

FInalist

2020 Westfield Local Hero

FInalist

2020 Ausmumprenuer - Big Idea

FInalist

2020 Ausmumprenuer - Women Will Change The World

FInalist

2020 Ausmumprenuer - Making a Difference

FInalist

2020 NSW and ACT Regional Awards

Award

2x 2019 Volunteers of the Year

Award

2020 Hunter Volunteer of the Year

Award

2021 Maitland - Woman of the Year

Thankyou Central Coast Council for supporting us.

Your grant has allowed us to provide 20 bags of food FREE for 26 weeks to the most vulnerable in the northern suburbs of Wyong.
Members

Meet our board members

Thankyou Lake Macquarie City Council for supporting us.

Enabling us to do our bit for the environment. With a $3000 grant we were able to purchase 1500 re usable environmental bags. We are now saving over 20,000 plastic bags from ending up in landfil