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Our mission

Our mission is to share the joy of motherhood, in partnership with support agencies, by recycling baby essentials.

Geelong Mums aims to share the joy of motherhood and save the earth’s precious resources by joining with support agencies throughout the Geelong region to meet the material needs of families with young children. We collect, sort and redistribute essential nursery equipment, clothing, books and toys to families in need.

Our Vision

That every baby has the same safe start to life.

Our Guiding Principles

• We will work with and support existing social services and maternal health workers;

• We will not duplicate the work of these existing social services but endeavour to add value to these services;

• We will not profit from the delivery of this service;

• We will ensure that the criteria for recipient eligibility is determined by social service agencies and not by Geelong Mums;

• We will ensure that all goods donated are of a good quality, in working condition, and adhere to the appropriate Australian safety standards (ie. we would use the goods ourselves);

• We will work with partners and supporters who share our values and goals.

Our story

Geelong Mums was born in April 2013, following in the footsteps of St Kilda Mums in Melbourne.

What do we do?

Geelong Mums recycle nursery equipment like cots, prams, and car seats, as well as clothes and other baby essentials.

Our mission

Our mission is to share the joy of motherhood, in partnership with support agencies, by recycling baby essentials.

Who we help

Geelong Mums supports children and parents experiencing hardship.

Our supporters

Geelong Mums gratefully acknowledges the support and donations of cash and goods-in-kind from the following generous people and businesses.

Our people

Geelong Mums is powered by more than 450 volunteers and has three part-time staff members.