Our retail stores are open
we have over eighty volunteers who are devoted to helping the community. their commitment is vital to our success and their selflessness is what keep the doors of our store open.
Navi provides vital services as a chaplain to all volunteers. Her steadfast devotion to the community has assisted MHC support crisis accommodation facilities. She has many years of management experience in catering, retail, and farming.
Rob has been involved with MHC almost ten years. He works tirelessly as a volunteer and forms part of the management committee. His background in both finance and nursing means his input and guidance on operations and new projects is invaluable.
Cheryl devotes herself to the community and works hard to ensure MHC runs like clockwork. She was one of our first community volunteers. Her friendly and kindly persona can never be diminished. She is also a committee member of Narellan Scouts.
Karen is the Public Officer and uses her accounting and business skills in her role on the Committee. Karen is passionate about finding a proactive solution to domestic violence in our local area and beyond.
David is the Treasurer of MHC which puts his banking experience to excellent use. He also manages the maintenance of our store and property. Never one to shy away from hard work, David will do everything to ensure the safety of volunteers and customers.
Penny, as Secretary, understands administration more than most. She heads up our policy compliance and brings her valuable knowledge on charities and operations to great use on the committee.
Maryann has been involved in our local community for many years; both as a business owner and as part of the not-for-profit sector. Maryann has a history of nursing followed by her years spent working in urban design and landscape architecture. Her community insight is important to the ongoing functioning of MHC.
Val Stewart was the founder of MHC and has devoted herself tirelessly to assisting the needs of the community. She oversees all management and operations of MHC. She engages with so many agencies within Macarthur but also manages projects nationally and abroad.
Val's passion for MHC's goals is contagious and any time spent with her leaves a person feeling excited and enthusiastic at the generosity of the community. It's impossible to walk away without feeling encouraged about the human spirit and inspired to help out.
We're awaiting the donation of a cloning machine. Anyone?
Brenda has become invaluable in her role as Furniture Manager. She matches the furniture requirements of families rebuilding homes after surviving domestic violence with the community members looking to donate their furniture. It's a difficult and time-consuming task but Brenda sends out a truck full of furniture each week. She performs the central function in ensuring the community is working for the community.
Brenda also fills an important administrative role as she handles many grant applications, memberships, and general office administration tasks.
If you are looking to donate unwanted furniture please phone Brenda on 0481 102 365.