We did it Melbourne! Thanks to your incredible donations and support we were able to provide 50 young people affected by lockdowns with these amazing food hampers! Thanks to the beautiful people at Market in a Box we also provided 22 giant fresh fruits and vegetable boxes (each box feeds a family for a week!) to the young people as well as some senior citizens affected by the lockdown. These hampers were delivered to the young recipients by Sandra and Toyin from Yarra Youth Services Richmond hub. A huge thank you to our incredible volunteers Dayle, Simon and Annette who […]
Can we please give a huge thank you and shout out to the incredible team at Market in a Box who have donated 5 fruits and vegetable hampers to help us feed hungry young people struggling through the pandemic. We are ALSO receiving 5 more community boxes thanks to some beautiful people with huge hearts who have kindly donated these boxes to assist our drive to keep young people fed and show them we care. If you would like to donate a community box of fruits and vegetables to young people please click the link below. We also pass boxes […]
For just over $17, you can help get one of these food hampers to a young person experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Each pack contains cereal, milk, pasta, pasta sauce, biscuits, baked beans, noodles, spreads, tuna, chips instant meals, and more. We spend wisely and hunt for bargains, making a few trips to different stores to get as much as we can for as little as wr can. We priced each pack at $17.78 once we put them all together. This less than HALF of what we have been able to purchase thanks to your generosity. We still have […]
Lockdown is hard on everyone but we have some particularly vulnerable youth aged between 13 ans 18 we are supporting. We need to make up 50 food and essential bags for youth at Richmond flats and Fitzroy. Each bag will contain essential food items such as milk, bread, pasta, pasta sauce, tuna, cereal, noodles, baked beans and soup. We will also be providing Period Packs where needed and toiletries packs to each person containing body wash, shampoo and conditioner, toothbrush, toothpaste and deodorant. Because of lockdown rules we unfortunately cannot accept donations of items in person. We need to ask […]
Thank you so much so very much to StreetSmart Australia for our $5000 grant to help alleviate the stress ans impact of Covid and homelessness for families in Melbourne. This money will be user to fund Period Packs and our much needed Winter Warmwr packs to support Melbourne people through winter. Thank you so much to everyone who supports StreetSmart. These funds are so incredibly important.
Tomorrow we have two separate families to visit. Two Mama’s and their kids who have all recently fled domestic violence households and who have had to leave everything behind. We’re delivering sanitary items, clothing, toiletries (one family has severe allergies), shoes, school bags and school items, plus warm clothing and jackets, blankets, household goods and entire kitchen and linen set for one household. We’re also delivering three bikes so the kids can make the long trek to school. We can’t do this without your help and without our incredible volunteers. A huge thank you as well to the people from […]
Beanies! And gloves and scarves and gorgeous warm hand warmers. Thank you so much to everyone who has knitted for us this year. We sincerely appreciate your time, love and support. Thanks to your generosity, based on what we have in stock and what we still have promised, we now have plenty of warm winter woolies to help our friends on the street stay warm this year. These winter woolies will be heading out over the next coming days and weeks in our Winter Warmer packs. Thank you so much to everyone who sent in items. We appreciate your support […]