Over the last couple of days, we have seen a millionaire sports star crowdfund for the purpose of “fighting for what’s right”…. that’s code for wanting to spread hateful and homophobic views, with no consequence from their employer. Youth who identify as LGBTIQ, the very group being targeted, are over-represented in homelessness statistics. The main reason for this is that they are kicked out of home when they disclose their sexual identity. Every single day young LGBQTI people are discriminated against, abused and tossed aside – purely because of their sexuality. We think funding safe beds to sleep in and […]
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Firstly I want to thank everyone for their support and generosity. Across Australia people are dying due to the cold of winter. Those sleeping rough need your help and through our Sleeping Bags for Homelessness project you can help. Last year with your help we distributed thousands of these subzero sleeping bags. We perform our own street walks and also supply other groups like Father Bob who distribute via their food vans and Lentil as Anything Thornbury who hand them out at their amazing restaurant. Yesterday we got this delivery of 18 sub zero sleeping which will be going to […]
There is no sound in this world to me more heartbreaking than the cries of a Mother as she buries her child. The confusion and reality, surrealism and truth of what is happening intertwine until you get to a space where nothing makes sense at all anymore. Yet somehow your body goes through the motions and your heart continues to beat even though the pain is so intense it feels as though it could stop at any moment. That if it knew what was good for it, it would stop at any moment. Fathers grieve too and their pain is just […]