Western Emergency Relief Network

This week our Guest speaker was Julianne Bartels representing the Western Emergency Relief Network (WERN)

This new organisation is based on being able to supply household furniture and other household requirements to Western Suburbs residents in urgent need.

Volunteers at the WERN West Footscray Warehouse

Volunteers at the WERN West Footscray Warehouse

Assistance can be provided for people affected by:

  • Victims of Family Violance
  • Homeless
  • Refugees
  • Fire
  • Flood

It is based on the successful Eastern Emergency Relief Network, EERN.

If you have any good quality second hand household goods you would like to donate contact them at: kcur2808@bigpond.net au.

They operate a large van from their West Footscray Base and will be able to pick items up as far out as Melton and Werribee.

WERN Presentation July 2015At the conclusion of the talk President Alan was pleased to present a cheque for $1,000 to support the ongoing operation.




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2 thoughts on “Western Emergency Relief Network

  1. My neighbour at 37 Windsor Drive, Avondale heights has a nice couch to donate.
    Could we please arrange a pick up?
    Rosa Pereira (President Essendon North Rotary.)

    • Hi Rose. Thanks for contacting us. If your neighbour still has this available she can call the Rotary Western Region Relief Network to organise collection on 0476 104 736.

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