Make a Difference for Homeless Women and Children This Christmas

Christmas is a special time for most of us but for the homeless it can be a struggle emotionally and financially.

This year, with your help, SAHSSI aims to deliver gifts to:

Illawarra – 244 women and 95 children (children – up to 17 years old)
Shoalhaven – 84 women and 22 children (children – up to 17 years old)

What Will I Give?

If you are not too sure about what to give this Christmas, SAHSSI has put a together a list of gifts that will put a smile on the faces of many, here is some suggested items for women:

  • Bath/shower gift packs
  • Drink bottles
  • Stylish Coffee cup sets
  • Candles
  • Beach towel
  • Chocolates
  • Nail polish, files
  • Cosmetics
  • Beach towels
  • Books (Cooking and variety)
  • Stationery/ notebook set
  • 2020 Diaries
  • 2020 Wall Calendars
  • Tote bag
  • Tea and coffee
  • Homewares, pillows, home ornaments (lamps ect…)
  • Inspirational quotes in frames
  • Perfume
  • Stress relief colouring books

Our clients also appreciate gift vouchers so they can go shopping and select what they love!


  • Ten Pin Bowling
  • Movies
  • BIG W
  • JB Hi-FI
  • Play centre vouchers
  • Hairdresser vouchers
  • Pamper vouchers (manicure / pedicure etc.)


Click on the links below to read about Ryan Park’s Annual Toy Drive and how you can donate to the toy drive, ages 0-17. You can also donate new and unwrapped toys to SAHSSI (Illawarra or Shoalhaven) directly by filling in the contact us form.

Ryan Park 8th Annual Toy Drive

Illawarra Families Encouraged to Buy an Extra Gift for Christmas Toy Drive

Contact Us

If you would like to make a difference in the lives of women and children that need support this Christmas, please contact us by filling in the contact us form or call us on (02) 4229-8523.

 “No one has ever become poor by giving” – Ann Frank