The Generous and Grateful team standing with a GoGet van they use to give back to the community

Upgrading an old sofa, or have a fridge gathering dust? Consider getting in touch with The Generous & The Grateful. They look for home essentials to donate to people rebuilding their lives after hardship.

Their mission statement gives a little insight into their vision.

“Our mission is to connect generous everyday Australians donating essential household items with people who have faced extreme adversity; so that they may create a safe warm home, from which they can rebuild their lives and have a better future.”

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A volunteer carriers a mattress into the home of a needy personThe Generous:

The Generous and the Grateful use GoGet vans to collect quality donations from people across Sydney. They might be upgrading their furniture or white goods, or moving overseas.

The Grateful:

The team distribute these goods to people seeking asylum, fleeing domestic violence, or transitioning from youth foster care.

We really love what this group is doing, and we want to put them in touch with anyone who is keen to help.

If you’re downsizing, renovating, or moving overseas, consider what you could give to someone who might need it more. Or if you’re in Sydney and have time to lend a hand, get in contact on The Generous & The Grateful contact page.

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