At ACU there is also a focus on community giving. Community giving is more than charity, it allows us to contribute to the common good through building ongoing relationships with external organisations that work with those experiencing disadvantage and/or marginalisation.

ACU community giving allows staff and students to connect to a need within the community through donating goods. ACU Engagement in partnership with Campus Ministry supports 5 community giving drives each calendar year. We make a consistent commitment to these drives and the organisations they support. For many staff, this begins a pathway to further community engagement initiatives at ACU and beyond. 


Welcome Bazaar

Dates: January-February

Declutter your home and repurpose your household items by donating them to new ACU students. 

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Layers for Lent

Dates: March - April

Share the warmth of the ACU giving community by donating winter clothing and accessories to those experiencing disadvantage.

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Donations for dignity

Dates: July

Support better health and well-being for community members who have been displaced or are experiencing homelessness by donating personal hygiene products. 

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Threads of change

Dates: September

Donate professional attire to help empower men and women experiencing disadvantage to achieve economic independence.

Reverse Advent Calendar

Dates: December

Spread some Christmas cheer through small donations during the season of Advent to community members experiencing disadvantage.


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