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Karinya House is a community based organisation.

Each year Karinya House supports over 500 pregnant and parenting women and their babies within our Canberra Region community.  Karinya provides shelter, warmth during those cold Canberra winters, food, clothing, support and advocacy. Homelessness and family violence are critical issues.  50% of the women of Karinya are homeless upon referral.  Over 60% of women have experienced family violence.

As a community based organisation, your investment with us is vital. The community funds 50% of our service.

Karinya House Home For Mothers & Babies Inc is endorsed as a Charity and Deductible Gift Recipient.  All monetary donations greater than $2 are tax deductible.  The form below is for a single donation. If you wish to set up recurring donations we welcome you to  Be a Friend of Karinya.

A night of shelter and residential support costs $500.  A day of outreach services costs $440. A day of midwifery support costs $440. Karinya House provides this support 365 days a year.

On average, to support each Mother and her baby, through a change of life event, costs $3,000.  This is not a significant investment for what can be a most inspiring and enduring return.

Make a Donation or Be a FriendBe a part of our stories through our eNewsletter and our website, and on Social Media. You will see the return on your investment in ways that do make a difference to someone’s world.  We welcome you joining us. And we thank you.

End of financial year appeal – donate before june 30, 2017

Every year in June we receive our most significant level of financial support, as people process their financial year donations prior to the close of the tax year.  We hope this trend continues this year as the cold weather closes in. At this stage (nearing the end of May), we are about $248,000 short of our target.

We thank all of you who have supported us in this financial year to date by being a Friend of Karinya, making a donation or in any other way. If you are yet to donate for the current financial year, now is the time to do so. All monetary donations greater than $2 are tax deductible.

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Ends 30 Jun 2017

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