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Western Australia

Save the Children was established in Western Australia in 1946 when we collected 20,000 garments and woollen blankets to help refugee children after World War II.

Fundraising in Western Australia

From the Pilbara to Perth, we're reaching Western Australian children with early education, youth activities and family support.
In 1959, we turned our attention to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island children with the opening of Allawah Grove kindergarten. We then opened our first early education centre in 1962.

Today, our programs in Western Australia reflect the breadth and diversity of the state, from the Kimberley and the Pilbara to Perth. We are committed to supporting children and young people in some of the most remote and disadvantaged communities. We tackle issues at a community level and our work is focused on early childhood development, youth engagement and family support.

Our branches

The Western Australian branches of Save the Children provide us with significant fundraising and volunteer support throughout the year.

From Mahjong and Bridge days, to book sales and cake stalls, our branches work tirelessly to raise vital funds to support Save the Children.

We have eight branches in Western Australia, including regional and metropolitan locations right across the state.

Albany-Stirling Range Branch
Bridgetown Branch
Claremont Branch
Hills Branch
Mandurah Branch
Northern Suburbs Branch
South of the River Branch
University Branch

We also run op shops and host a variety of fundraising events throughout the year.

Contact the Western Australian office:
1074 Hay Street, West Perth, WA 6005
Phone: +61 8 9267 3900
Email: scawainfo@savethechildren.org.au

Events

Book sales
Each year we hold secondhand book sales to raise funds to support programs in Perth and overseas. We'll have 2018 dates here soon.

You can donate books to:

Claremont Book Depot
Where: Goldsworthy Rd (Agett Rd end) , UWA Claremont Campus, Claremont , WA 6010
When: Tuesday to Friday, 8am–midday and Sundays 2pm–4pm

East Victoria Park Depot
Where: Unit 8A/18 Milford St, East Victoria Park
When: Mondays and Tuesdays, 9am–12pm excluding public holidays

Occasional pick-ups can be arranged, subject to availability of a volunteer driver. Please call or email us for more information.

Swan River Run
When: 2018 dates to come
Where: Perth, WA
www.gcbfunrun.com.au

HBF Run for Reason
When: 27 May 2018
Where: Perth, WA
http://www.hbfrun.com.au

Chevron City to Surf
When: 26 Aug 2018
Where: Perth, WA
http://www.perthcitytosurf.com

Color Run
When: TBC
Where: Perth, WA
http://thecolorrun.com.au