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ASRC Food Collection

ASRC Food Collection

Did you know that the Alphington Community Centre is a drop off-point for the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre? We collect non-perishable food 9.30am-3pm Monday to Friday.  Perishable food can be delivered on Thursday mornings from 10am-12pm. Over $50,000 of goods were donated at ACC last year.

ASRC always needs everyday supermarket goods such as

  • healthy breakfast cereals
  • dried fruit, nuts & seeds
  • flatbread
  • long life (UHT) milk
  • healthy snack foods
  • tomato paste
  • tinned sardines and salmon
  • tinned tomato, corn and peas
  • tinned beans and lentils (without sauce)
  • green tea, black tea & instant coffee
  • spices
  • honey (in small jars)
  • dishwashing detergent
  • shaving items
  • sanitary pads
  • shampoo
  • soap
  • toothbrushes
  • washing powder

ASRC also seeks material aid such as

  • Gift cards from department stores such as Kmart, Big W and Target
  • International calling cards (with good rates for Sri Lanka as well as African and Middle Eastern countries)
  • Pots and pans (new or like new – e.g. cheap kitchenware packs at Kmart, Big W, Target etc)
  • Disposable nappies in unopened packs (preferably large and extra-large)
  • Brand new linen sets in unopened packs
  • Blankets (in Autumn and Winter) Please take direct to Footscray as we don’t have room!
  • Mobile phones (new or used, with charger and batteries, all in working order)
  • Selected baby items: new teething rings, maternity pads, nursing pads, nipple cream. No baby clothes or other baby items.
  • Other items: Please call beforehand (03 9326 6066)

What NOT to Donate

There are some items that ASRC does not accept.  These include

Buy Your Dogs of Alphington Calendar

Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Food Collection

Join Our Toy Library