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Our fundraising appeals, held in winter and at Christmas, share real and impactful stories of the people in the community who most need our care and support.

Stories are at the heart of our appeals to help our donors see how their support helps to fund vital services and programs that help to improve the lives of our clients and residents. Money raised in past appeals has helped people at risk of homelessness, aged care residents experiencing significant pain, older residents to access exercise and fitness programs and equipment and more.

When you give generously, your support makes a major, positive difference in the lives of some of the most vulnerable people in our communities.

To learn more about how you can support our latest appeal, click here

Our donors should be confident that their support will make a positive difference in the lives of vulnerable Victorians.

mecwacare is a member of the Fundraising Institute Australia (FIA). As a part of this membership, we comply with the FIA Code, a voluntary, self-regulatory code of conduct that aims to raise standards across the Australian fundraising sector. The International Statement of Ethical Principles in Fundraising informs the content of the code. The requirements of the FIA Code go beyond those of government regulations.


mecwacare is registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC), the national charities regulator. The ACNC seeks to maintain and enhance public trust and confidence in the not-for-profit sector and support and sustain a robust, vibrant, independent and innovative sector. The ACNC also calls for fewer unnecessary regulations.