Make a difference with a charitable donation

You made it this far, which shows your drive and conviction to make a difference. Don’t forget that your charitable donation, no matter the size, will make a difference in someone's life. 

Make a difference with a charitable donation today.

What are some ways you can make a difference

A one-off charitable donation

$25 can provide a packet of nappies or a tin of formula for a mother and her child facing homelessness.

$50 can provide basic essentials for a child (such as underwear, toothbrush, socks).

$100 can provide emergency food supplies for a family that has fled their home due to family violence.

Every charitable donation is received with our grateful thanks and a smile on the face of the family whose life you’ve made a difference to

When donating an amount greater than $2, donations can count as a tax deduction for Australian taxpayers. 

Make a difference with a one-off charitable donation today

Monthly giving

Making a regular monthly charitable donation is one of the best ways to help your local community. Not only are these donations easy and convenient to make, giving this way also helps Windermere plan how we can make a difference in our community into the future.

You can decide how much you would like to donate each month, using either your credit or debit card. At the end of each financial year, we will send you a receipt to claim your donations on your tax.

Make a difference through monthly giving now

Workplace Giving

Are you currently a Windermere staff member or applying to join Windermere? Making a regular charitable donation from your pre-tax earnings gives you even more reasons to donate.

Not only will you make a difference in the lives of children and families in need, you will also receive the tax benefits instantaneously, with all the paperwork completed for you.

Contact the fundraising team on 1300 946 337 to find out more.

Ask for a charitable donation as a gift

Make your special day even more significant by using it as an opportunity to support children and families in need. Celebrating one of your milestones by asking friends and family to donate to a local charity like Windermere will make a difference to the lives of those that are most vulnerable in our community.

Share our donation link on your invitation.

In memoriam donation

Donating in memory of a loved one ensures their legacy lives on and provides vital support to the community where they lived.

Make an in memoriam donation or speak to the fundraising team on 1300 946 337 to find out more.

Leave a Bequest

Leaving a charitable donation to Windermere in your Will is an important and generous legacy.

Once you have provided for your loved ones, a gift to Windermere can make a real, long-term difference to our community.

For more information on how to leave a bequest, please contact the fundraising team on 1300 946 337.

Give in thanks

Perhaps you, a member of your family or a dear friend have been assisted by Windermere. In this case, you will know just how passionate we are to make a difference. If you'd like to 'pay it forward', this is a wonderful way to help those who may be facing their greatest challenge.

I want to give in honour of my friend or family.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are charitable donations tax deductible?

As a registered charity, if you make a charitable donation to us greater than $2, donations can count as a tax deduction for Australian tax payers.

How much do you get back from tax deductible donations?

You can claim the amount of the tax deductible donation, but it must be $2 or more. See more information on the ATO website.

If you have any questions about your donation, please phone the main switch and speak to the Marketing & Fundraising team or email donations@windermere.org.au.

Here's the difference you make:

I respect each child's individuality and needs and want to help them feel safe and secure so they can grow and learn in a natural environment. The early years are the foundations of learning for the rest of their lives.

Sally, Windermere Early Childhood Educator - Melbourne

An Afternoon of Wellness was an inspiring event. To hear from people whose lives have been turned around is wonderful. 

Jane, Event Attendee - Melbourne

I understand that every child is individual with different strengths and different ways of learning, By recognising and understanding each child and what it is that they love and how best they learn, I can provide them with the best experiences that help them to reach their full potential in all developmental areas. I love doing it.

Sandra, Windermere Early Childhood Educator - Melbourne

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