Reconnaissance Trip

We currently have guys out in the field seeking out where the areas of need are.  They are searching out the little communities and towns who traditionally get overlooked in times like this and are finding out what the specific needs are.  They have made good connections with one of the Emergency Relief Coordinators to find out what assistance we can give.  The big need is non-perishable food for food hampers.

We will be able to get volunteer teams out into the regions in the near future and we will be targeting the regions that get no/little assistance.

The practical donations have been flowing in to the warehouse and the volunteers have been absolutely fabulous sorting and packing everything into boxes.   We currently cannot take any more Womens clothes – (excluding New Underwear and Sleepwear),  we still particularly need Menswear – particularly work type clothes as well as socks and work boots. 

We have been extremely blessed with the use of a vacant warehouse near by to store the filled pallets of aid.  We have run out of space – what a good problem to have!

About Care Outreach

Bill & Melissa Close founded Care Outreach in the early 1990's. Whilst travelling as itinerant ministers to churches and communities throughout Australia they travelled to a drought-stricken region and were struck by the disadvantages faced by Bush people. From then on the focus of their ministry shifted to caring for the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of people in Rural and Remote Australia.
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