The holiday season is a time for family, friends, and giving.

For many, the end of the year can be a difficult time. Some families, individuals, and young people struggle to make ends meet. You can make this season a little brighter for someone in Canberra by giving generously to the CRCS Giving Tree.

Each year, with generous donations from our community, we prepare and distribute up to 100 hampers to households in the Capital Region. A hamper contains some delicious treats, special decorations, and a gift for each family member.

Contactless online donations can also be made at our online fundraising platform. Money donated will be used to purchase items for the 2021 Giving Tree Hampers. To donate visit:

Donations Suggestions

Store and movie vouchers
Children's toys
Interesting stocking fillers
Personal care gift packs
Board games
Delicious Christmas treats
Sports equipment
Christmas Decorations
Stationery gift packs

Items appropriate for older children, young people, and adults are encouraged.

*To help us provide a dignified and respectful service, we kindly request that donations be new and not wrapped. We do not require everyday food items.

*Please be advised that we cannot accept items that do not meet current safety standards or have been recalled.

*Donations will be stored in a secure facility for 72 hours prior to distribution.

Donations Drop Off

Donations of gifts and items for the hampers can be dropped at the Belconnen Community Centre 23 Swanson Ct, Belconnen ACT 2617 – Open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

For more information, contact us on 02 6264 0200 or email

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