In 2020 Treasure Boxes supported Luse and her family with clothes and toys for their youngest daughter, after they relocated from Fiji to Adelaide. 2 years later we received a lovely message from Luse!
Members of Aboriginal communities who attended funerals in South Australia’s far west have found themselves in an Adelaide medi-hotel after contracting COVID-19. Rikki Cooke is from Treasure Boxes, and told Sonya Feldhoff how she’s keeping spirits up with boxes of supplies.
Almost everything the family now owns was donated to them.
One of the not-for-profit organisations that helped the Hussainy family start their new life is Treasure Boxes.
Last week Treasure Boxes joined with the Adelaide Football Club and Adelaide Crows Foundation on their Wakarlas Journey to build upon and strengthen our relationship with the First Nations community in Port Augusta. Wakarla means ‘crow’ in Adnyamathanha – one of the main language groups in over 40 languages that represent the First Nations community …
Treasure Boxes is humbled to have been able to support the process of ensuring our newest South Australian arrivals from Afghanistan have received childcare and toiletry essentials. This has been a huge, coordinated effort from the South Australian community – specifically AMES, The Welcoming Centre and our local Afghanistan community members. As well as packing additional boxes this week, we’re now preparing for when these families leave medi-hotels and on to their new lives in Australia.
Supporting First Nations new mothers – and ensuring they have access to essential childcare items such as cots, car seats, nappies, breast pumps and baby clothing – is part of the new regional program being undertaken by Treasure Boxes. Originally servicing the suburbs of Adelaide, Treasure Boxes has established a Regional Program to provide aid …