Donations In Kind (DIK)
Rotary Donations In Kind is a major recycling operation, run by volunteers, that gives suitable goods to people in need, for free.
The West Footscray Store is part of the National Rotary DIK Store network, which is Rotary Australia’s largest ongoing project and the West Footscray Store is the largest in Victoria. DIK shipped more than 450 containers to 23 countries with goods value $50millions between 2000 and 2015. Website: www.rotarydik.org
Members at Rotary Club of Chadstone/ East Malvern team volunteers at DIK stores in Footscray, an average two weekends in a year, and sponsors containers of usable goods including stationary for schools, Hospital beds and Medical Equipment to developing countries in the pacific region.