A volunteer group famous for helping bushfire survivors and residents under lockdown in public housing towers is trying to raise $600,000 to build a new kitchen, and has been blown away by the response.

In 24 hours since its appeal was launched on crowdfunding site GiveEasy, Sikh Volunteers Australia has raised more than $160,000.

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The demand we are currently seeing is as high as it is ever been

We need to expand our kitchen to be able to cook more meals

Proposed image of what we intend to build. We need your help more than ever