Treasure Boxes - Giving goods to kids in need
“Children are the innocent victims of every form of disadvantage. Treasure Boxes is here to ensure that every vulnerable baby and child living in South Australia has access to the essential items they need to stay safe and thrive during tough times.” - Rikki Cooke, CEO & Founder of Treasure Boxes.
About Treasure Boxes
Treasure Boxes Inc is a South Australian based not-for profit children’s charity, providing essential goods to our most disadvantaged and at-risk babies and kids within our community. Our work directly impacts the lives of children experiencing debilitating poverty, endless homelessness, and family and domestic violence by giving hope to those most vulnerable in our community who have lost theirs. We provide the basic essentials such as clean clothing, shoes, toys and books, warm bedding, safe cots and car seats, and baby items such as nappies and feeding equipment to increase their physical, emotional, and social well-being.
Every year, we provide quality pre-loved and new children’s goods to more than 2,500+ babies and children and 1,300+ families across South Australia and divert over 70 tonnes from landfill with our environmentally friendly, sustainable recycle model.
Who We Support
We are a child focused organisation, supporting at-risk and vulnerable children aged from newborn to 18-years of age who are experiencing immediate crisis situations, debilitating hardship or families who simply can’t afford to buy the basics for their children. Families who are referred to us via 170 community and health support agencies such as Anglicare SA, Uniting Care SA, Women’s Safety Services, Novita, The Smith Family, Department of Child Protection, and many more to ensure we can reach every vulnerable family in SA that needs our help.
Ways to Support Children in Need
Being a part of the change that impacts a child’s life is a collaborative effort – and every effort counts.
• Donate goods: Organise a donation drive at your place of work, home or school.
• Donate funds: Organise a fundraiser that raises vital funds for kids in need.
• Partner with us: Choose Treasure Boxes as your Charity Partner for your next event or function.
• Volunteer: Individual, school and workplace volunteering available.
• Shop pre-loved baby clothes at our Baby Boutique.
• Share the love and raise awareness. Follow us on social media.
Visit us at our Warehouse:
1 De Laine Avenue Edwardstown SA 5039
Originally published in Connected Caregiving Autumn 2023