What We Donate

$500 Monthly Donations

As part of Connected Inc’s Good Citizenship philosophy, we donate $500 every month to a charity nominated solely by our volunteers. Those who received monthly donations this year:

  • January:    $500 - Youngcare                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
  • February:  $500 - RFBAQ                                                                                                                                                                                                
  • March 23:  $250 - QCWA Public Rural Crisis Fund, $250 - Backpack Bed for Homeless                                                                                                                                         
  • April:           $250 - Aussie Helpers, $250 - Alfie, Tongan Workers                                            
  • May:            $250 - Rosies, $250 - Beddown                                                                                
  • June:           $250 - FareShare, $250 - Compassion4Community
  • July:            $250 - 3RDSPACE, $250 - Sheltered
  • August:       $500 - Mummy's Wish
  • September: $500 - Eat Up
  • October:      $500 - Make a Wish
  • November:  $500 - RFBAQ


Overseas Donations

Our Charity over the years have either fully supplied/funded, or significantly contributed towards the supply of over sixty shipping containers to our pacific neighbors, such as Fiji, Vanuatu, Tonga, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands.
Items supplied have included essential day to day living items, school supplies, clothing, medical and hospital supplies.

Item Donations to Other Organisations

We currently support and assist numerous existing Welfare Service Providers (for example Micah Projects) who work closely with individuals and families affected by Homelessness, Domestic Violence, the Disadvantaged and those from Poor Socio-Economic backgrounds.

This is achieved by providing free of charge essential day to day items that a client may require to transition into new or temporary accommodation. This includes items such as furniture, bedding, clothing , manchester, kitchenware etc.

Other organisations are supported with free items such as clothing, manchester, craft ware, toys etc. They Include Prison Support Groups, Nursing Homes, Special Schools, Aboriginal Communities, Churches etc.

ETC Awards Connected Inc $40,000 from their ETC Community Support Fund

Connected Inc is happy to announce that ETC (Employment Taining Community) have awarded Connected Inc $40,000 from their Annual Community Support Fund.
Enterprise & Training Company (ETC) is a not-for-profit, community-oriented company with over 30 years of industry experience in employment, training, and business services.

ETC offers the following employment programs:

· Workforce Australia Employment Services

· Workforce Australia – Transition to Work

· Workforce Australia – Self-Employment Assistance

· Workforce Australia – Career Transition Assistance

· Disability Employment Services

They are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 6998) and specialise in helping disadvantaged learners to up-skill to increase their employability.

As a not-for-profit organisation and registered charity, ETC has helped many organisations reduce disadvantage, generate opportunity, increase support services and/or build capacity in the communities in which they operate through providing local community grants and sponsorships.

Since 2012, ETC given back $2 Million to a range of deserving organisations as part of their philanthropic commitment
As many of you may know, Connected Inc receives no government funding and is wholly dependent upon funds generated from our OP Shop to support those in our community affected by Domestic Violence, Homelessness and the Disadvantaged.
ETC's generous donation will go towards ensuring we can continue to meet our goals in providing donations and support to both our community and our customers.