Organisation Stories

Rose Street Op Shop

Manager Debbie Watson Debbie Watson is the Manager of the Rose Street Op Shop in Upper Ferntree Gully. The money raised at the Op Shop supports Tamminya House, a motel style set of seven units that provide short term crisis accommodation for victims of domestic violence, single parents and their children. “We have about 20 […]

Feed One Feed All

FOFA stands for Feed One, Feed All and it’s all about helping people in need by addressing food insecurity and providing hot fresh meals. FOFA came about after the massive storm that ripped through the Dandenong Ranges in June 2021. Those who experienced it said it was an absolute miracle no-one was killed. There were […]

The Australian Jazz Museum

The Australian Jazz Museum, incorporating the Victorian Jazz Archive, is located in Koomba Park, 15 Mountain Highway, Wantirna, Victoria. It is an Incorporated Association arising out of a meeting held in Sydney on 23 June 1996 to address the growing concern among the jazz community that the rich Australian jazz heritage was at risk of […]

Friends of Koolunga Reserve

Friends of Koolunga Reserve has been Volunteer for Knox’s most popular service in the past 12 months with 70 people expressing interest in roles as Environmental and Conservation Assistants. Friends of Koolunga reserve are a group of volunteers who help to restore the bushland at the reserve, on Forest Road, in Ferntree Gully. They plant […]

The Haven Day Centre

The Haven Day Centre in Boronia meets the needs of people living with memory loss by delivering a person centre program in a warm, friendly and inclusive environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. We have received six referrals and appointed an admin volunteer who is wonderful, reliable and committed. She has settled […]