This cute baby christening doll complete with christening gown, pillow, rattle and original box is looking for a new home.

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We have all the things in the window for the man with unique taste and style. Our shoes are also at 50% off the regular price.


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Brighten up the colder Autumn Days with a hit of colour to your winter wardrobe!

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Happy National Volunteer Week!

A big 'Thank you' to the wonderful volunteers who donate their time and support to the South Melbourne Community Chest Op Shop.

If you are interested in joining our roster of volunteers and would like to see Kaye in action, pop in to the shop or submit an application on our website:
or email:


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Super shoe sale now on! Take 50% off any pair of ladies, mens or kids shoes. ๐Ÿ‘ž๐Ÿ‘ก๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘ข

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If the shoe fits.... Lots of stylish mens shoes in the shop. Put your best foot forward! ๐Ÿ‘ž๐Ÿ‘ž๐Ÿ‘ž ...

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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?

2022 Grants

This 2022 grant application process will open at 10am on Thursday 7th July and close at 5pm on Monday 8th August 2022.

To apply for a grant, download and complete the Application Form, and return it by 8 August 2022.

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