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Our mission

Our mission is to share the joy of motherhood, in partnership with support agencies, by recycling baby essentials.

St Kilda Mums aim to share the joy of motherhood and save the earth’s precious resources by joining with support agencies throughout Melbourne to meet the material needs of families with young children. We collect, sort and redistribute essential nursery equipment, clothing, books and toys to families in need.

Our Vision

That every baby has the same safe start to life.

Our Guiding Principles

• We will work with and support existing social services and maternal health workers;

• We will not duplicate the work of these existing social services but endeavour to add value to these services;

• We will not profit from the delivery of this service;

• We will ensure that the criteria for recipient eligibility is determined by social service agencies and not by St Kilda Mums;

• We will ensure that all goods donated are of a good quality, in working condition, and adhere to the appropriate Australian safety standards (ie. we would use the goods ourselves);

• We will work with partners and supporters who share our values and goals.

Our story

We believe that by reusing and recycling much-loved babies' and children's gear, we not only share the joy of motherhood with each other, but we save the earth's precious resources too.

What do we do?

St Kilda Mums recycle nursery equipment like cots, prams, and car seats, as well as clothes and other baby essentials.

Our mission

Our mission is to share the joy of motherhood, in partnership with support agencies, by recycling baby essentials.

Who we help

If you are expecting a baby or need help now you can ask your social worker or maternal child health nurse to contact us on your behalf.

Our supporters

We would like to thank our generous supporters without whom we would not exist!

Our people

St Kilda Mums is run by volunteers. Every contribution big and small is valued and babies and children are central to all we do.