Date: July 5th, 2022
West Welcome Wagon is a volunteer-run not-for-profit dedicated to providing material aid and support to asylum seekers in Melbourne's west. They assist over 500 households of asylum seekers from over 30 different countries, providing them with good quality donated items such as furniture, bedding, clothing, children’s toys, appliances, and kitchenware.
With our support and funding of $6,400 West Welcome Wagon are aiming to deliver an 'Education Support Program'. This program will aim to provide children of supported families with basics that enable them to participate fully in the education system. Students receive backpacks with appropriate stationery, a drink bottle, a lunch box, and also support for the cost of uniforms/shoes.