Support: Volunteer and contribute

The Brotherhood was formed by people who wished to help others build a better life. Generous people everywhere continue to support our work. You can contribute by donating or volunteering.

Team of volunteers in hi-vis jackets posing for a photograph in their sorting warehouse

two people in front of an op-shop bookshelf displaying the range of donated books

The Brotherhood welcomes everyone to volunteer. Our teams include job-seekers, young people and retirees. Read more »

Make a donation to the Brotherhood of St Laurence

Many thousands of individuals and families regularly support our work by making a charitable gift. Every donation helps those in need come one step closer to achieving their goals. Read more »

Find out more about donating goods to the Brotherhood.

We rely on the kind donations of the public in the form of goods such as furniture, clothing and books. These donations help us to stock our 20 Community Stores. Read more »

Learn about your rights and responsibilities

Our school engagement programs allow young people to learn about the issues of poverty, disadvantage, social inequality and injustice through practical hands-on experiences. 
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Find out about corporate partnerships at the Brotherhood

Our corporate partners further our vital work in so many valuable ways, from funding specific projects and programs, to supporting us through events and providing volunteer assistance. Read more »

Make a donation to the Brotherhood of St Laurence

We hope that our supporters give serious thought to including a gift to the Brotherhood in their will.
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The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse.
Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

The Brotherhood recognises the harm that family violence causes and that freedom from violence is a basic human right.
We will support our staff, volunteers, clients and the community if they experience violence.

Find out more about the work of the Brotherhood
Australian Aboriginal flag, a yellow circle on two horizontal black and red stripes

The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.

Torres Strait Islander flag, an icon of a traditional headdress on blue, black and green stripes