Get Involved

Join us on our journey to help young people in Melbourne’s west achieve their Big Dreams.

Connect with us

• Join us at our next fundraising event 
• Like us on Facebook 
• Connect with us on LinkedIn
• Follow us on Instagram
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• Subscribe to our YouTube channel
• Subscribe to receive Western Chances Update
• Previous recipients can join our Alumni Community Program

Volunteer with us

You can also support Western Chances’ mission by volunteering - we welcome participation in particular from individuals in the business, community and education sectors - or through a financial donation or partnership.

Please contact us on (03) 8345 7812 for more information.

Donate Now

Western Chances relies on our partners and the community to continue our support of young people in Melbourne’s west. Since 2004, Western Chances has provided 4,000 scholarships – changing the lives of over 2,000 young people experiencing financial disadvantage. You can help us do more.

There are a number of ways in which you can donate and all donations over $2 are tax-deductible within Australia:

  • Give a one-off donation online
  • Become a Big Dreams donor and set up a direct debit donation
  • Call us on (03) 8345 7812 and we can process a debit or credit card transaction.
  • Direct deposit into our bank account: BSB: 033080 Account: 383144. Please email your contact details to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) so we can issue you a receipt.
  • By cheque  - please make cheques payable to 'Western Chances' and mail to: 160 Gordon Street, Footscray, VIC 3011. Please send us your contact details with the cheque so we can issue you a receipt.

A Gift for the Future

You can make a very real difference to the life of one or many young people by including Western Chances in your will. Making or updating your will to include a gift is easy - to learn more about contributing in this way, please contact Western Chances CEO Rhyll Dorrington: (03) 8345 7812.

All discussions will be confidential and without obligation.

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