We've filled the shop window with objects to keep you feeling warm and cosy during this cold Melbourne Winter. 
We will be closed this coming Monday 10th June for the King's Birthday Holiday. 
We will be open as usual this Saturday 8th June. 仍仍
We are having a little end of season tidy up!  All plates, any shape or size currently 50% off the marked price. 

We have a good selection of elegant dresses and suits, 
jackets and ties in the shop ready for the school formal. 綾
What's in the shop??
This National Volunteer Week we would like to thank our  incredible volunteers who continue to contribute their valuable time, energy, support, knowledge and skills to the South Melbourne Community Chest Op Shop! 奎
National Volunteer's Week starts next week - 20th - 26th May. 
We have a wonderful team of supportive and multi-skilled volunteers at the Community Chest Op Shop.  

If you are interested in contributing your time, knowledge and skills whilst also supporting those in the City of Port Phillip - then - pop in to the shop at 200 Bank Street, South Melbourne or email opshop@southmelbournecommunitychest.org.au 

What's in the shop?
South Melbourne Community Chest

about us

The South Melbourne Community Chest is a non-profit organisation that raises funds to distribute to local community groups.

We distribute grants annually to community organisations from the opportunity shop profits, financial donations and bequests.

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Can you spare the time?


Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organisation. Without them we could not operate. We rely on them to work in the shop and on our management committee.

We would love to hear from you. Pop into the Op Shop, call the Shop Manager on 9699 6839 or visit out Volunteers Page for more information.

Volunteer Page

Can you help us?

Financial donations

We are a registered charity, with DGR (Deductible Gift Recipient) status, so your financial donations are tax deductible.

Financial donations together with proceeds from the Op Shop enable us to make grants to local community groups. Your support helps expand our capacity to fund highly valued community projects.

Donations Page

Does your local community organisation need support?


This annual grant application process opens in July each year and closes in August.

To apply for a grant, download and complete the Application Form for the current year (when available), and return it by the August due date. Contact us to enquire about this year’s dates.

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