Access to proper hygiene is key to enhancing sense of self and better health. During July ACU Engagement and Campus Ministry are collecting new or unused personal hygiene products for our community’s most vulnerable members.

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Dates

1-31 July

We will be collecting new or unused personal hygiene products such as:
  • Soap Hand sanitiser
  • Moisturiser
  • Body wash
  • Shower gel
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Brushes
  • Combs
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Razors
  • Sunscreen
  • Female sanitary items
  • Deodorant
  • Perfume
  • Lip balm

Each campus has partnered with one or more local community organisations to ensure that out donations directly meet the needs of our local communities. There are multiple donation locations on each campus. To lead a collection in your area please contact ACU Engagement.

Items donated at the Ballarat campus will be given to the Pop Up Shop and One Humanity Shower Bus who provide services to those experiencing homelessness and others doing it tough and impact who support women and children fleeing domestic violence. They have specifically requested:

  • Women's underwear

Please bring your donations to:

  • ACU Engagement Ground level, Loreto House (114)
  • Campus Ministry Ground Level, Burke House (113)
  • Campus Concierge Ground level, Carn Brea (100) 

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Items donated at the Brisbane campus will be given to Blind Eye Ministries who provide support and services (including showering facilities) for individuals and families who are doing it tough or experiencing homelessness.

Please bring your donations to:

  • ACU Engagement Level 2, Saint John Paul II Building (212)
  • Campus Ministry Ground Level, Building 200 (200)
  • Campus Concierge Ground Level, Building 200 (200)

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Items donated at the Canberra campus will be given to the Vinnies Night Patrol Van to support their mobile outreach services for people who are experiencing homelessness.

Please bring your donations to:

  • ACU Engagement Ground Level, Signadou Building (302)
  • Campus Ministry Ground Level, Signadou Building (302)
  • Veritas Foyer Ground Level, Veritas (301)
  • Concierge Ground Level Blackfriars Building (300)

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Items donated at the Melbourne campus will be given to St. Mary’s House of Welcome who provide services (including showering facilities) for individuals and families who are doing it tough or experiencing homelessness and impact who support women and children fleeing domestic violence.

Please bring your donations to:

  • ACU Engagement Level 2, 340 Albert St, East Melbourne (462)
  • Campus Ministry Mezzanine, The Daniel Mannix Building (403)
  • Campus Concierge Ground floor, The Mary Glowrey Building (420)

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Items donated at the North Sydney campus will be given to Arrupe Place of the Jesuit Refugee Service Australia who provide support and services to refugees and others who have been displaced. They have specifically requested:

  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Razors
  • Sanitary pads (not tampons)
  • Shampoo

Please bring your donations to:

  • ACU Engagement Level 8, 23 Berry Street (530)
  • Campus Ministry James Carroll Building (502)
  • Campus Concierge Tenison Woods House (532) 

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Items donated at the Strathfield campus will be given to Arrupe Place of the Jesuit Refugee Service Australia who provide support and services to refugees and others who have been displaced. They have specifically requested:

  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Razors
  • Sanitary pads (not tampons)
  • Shampoo

Please bring your donations to:

  • Campus Ministry Ground Level, Saint Edmund Building (613)
  • Campus Concierge Level 1, Edmund Rice Building (600) 

Campus map

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