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B4VK Giving Day Appeal

About B4VK Annual Giving Day


Children, their safety and wellbeing, are at the heart of everything we do.

To ensure longevity of our programs and to raise awareness about children at risk of abuse or neglect, or experiencing the trauma of displacement, we launched B4VK Annual Giving Day in June 2021.


With the incredible support of our community, we were able to provide material aid to over 8,247 children in 2022.

The need to support children in crisis and out of home care will never go away. In fact, the latest research highlights that *27,500 children in Victoria could enter the OOHC system by 2026 as a result of the pandemic. 


This year we aim to support more than 11,250 local kids displaced, in emergency accommodation or in an out of home care placement.

Every single one of them is part of our caring, compassionate, resilient community.

They all need our support now more than ever.  


Save the date


Our next B4VK Annual Giving Day will be held on Thursday 8th June 2023.

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Your donation matters

Your contribution can make a world of difference to stressed, frightened and anxious children experiencing displacement and being relocated to temporary accommodation or emergency care with strangers, without belongings nor anything to call their own.

Help them feel a little less alone.


Organise a fundraiser at school

Kids love supporting their peers! There are many ways for schools to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Holding a fundraising activity for Backpacks 4 VIC Kids will help us give essential items giving children an equal chance to thrive.

Click here to download campaign collateral 


Corporate support 


As the big day approaches, we need to harness the power of businesses and brands, individuals and networks to raise funds for the most vulnerable children in our community.

Your support will help us give essentials to the thousands of local vulnerable children, helping them feel safe, secure and cared for.

This is your time to shine - show your commitment to children in crisis.

  • Become the Headliner of our Giving Day by matching donations – Click here to ask us how.

  • Donate a percentage of sales or services to B4VK Giving Day.

  • Host a day/week/month of giving across the company. Involve your staff, partners, stakeholders in donation drive or fundraiser.

  • Shake a tin to raise awareness and support kids in care during a morning tea or lunch at your workplace.


Your support means we can
  • Increase accessibility to our free services for at least 11,250 children in crisis.

  • Respond to requests for material aid from 80+ social and welfare services in a timely manner.

  • Help strengthen our community by supporting hundreds of caregiving families who often take children into their care at any time of the day or night and have no resources to support them at the time of placement or struggle to afford necessities for children in their care.

  • Address inequity, social and financial disadvantage, education disengagement and insufficient welfare support.

Restore their dignity, self-esteem and given them hope



Thank you for your contribution to the safety and wellbeing of displaced children in our community!

Please donate now 

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