Lockdown is still happening and people are still suffering. This morning we delivered the first bulk loads of the nappies and Formula you amazing people helped us to fundraise for. 4448 nappies286 tins of infant formula This is just the start. We are here to help those caught up in the lockdown for as long as they need us. If you would like to contribute nappies or formula to a family suffering through the lockdown and give yourself a chance to win an incredible luxury holiday please consider buying a ticket in our raffle. This prize has been donated to […]
What an incredible day supporting Melbourne’s community in lockdown. Today we made hundreds of toiletries packs for families and individuals plus laundry powder packs to be added to the nappies and infant formula we will also be donating. I each toiletries pack has shampoo conditioner, soap, deodorants and family toothbrushes. Lockdown is affecting so many people but we’re here to help. If you would like to donate a family toiletries pack, nappies or formula to a family suffering during lockdown please buy a ticket in our raffle. Tickets are $25 each which helps us support a family and gives you […]
Melbourne we came through for our little ones during the 2020 lockdown and we need your help again. Unfortunately greater Melbourne is still in lockdown which has meant many families are suffering. We have had an urgent request from one of our larger partner organisations for infant care products. We have around 300 families to support. Sudden job loss has created unexpected financial hardship for many families and once again we are seeing the same devastating effects we witnessed in last years Melbourne lockdown. Last year we assisted thousands of families with infant care products thanks to your incredible support. […]
Thank you all so very much! Thanks to your wonderful and very generous donations we have been able to start replenishing our supplies to make sure people affected by lockdown have access to basic food and hygiene items. This is just part of what we have purchased with your donations and we will be making them into individual and family packs. If you wish to donate please click here to donate via our PayPal portal. We are so very grateful 🙏
Melbourne’s lockdown is continuing and this morning we gave away the very last of our Period Packs and our last toiletries pack. We are desperate to get more out there for the thousands of people affected by lockdown and subsequent job loss. Last year we raised over $50,000 to help those affected by the lockdown and every cent went to support those who were isolated or had suffered job losses. We are absolutely desperate to get more help out there but we need your support to do that. Please consider donating below or checking our pinned post to see how […]
With sponsorship from some of the incredible brands we with with we can get these entire Winter Warmer packs out to those sleeping rough for about $25 each. That is the same cost as a ticket in our incredible raffle for a luxury get away. Please consider buying a Winter Warmer pack by purchasing a ticket today https://www.raffletix.com.au/?ref=9rk6w&sref=baxx52yw Each pack contains brand new items including ShoesSleeping bagsSocksUnderwearTracksuit pantsJumperHoodieScarfBeanieGloves All new and all given to someone sleeping rough in the streets. Our incredible sponsorsStarTrackCostcoStarcorpSilent arrowSleeping Bags For Homelessness Support us to give hundreds of $$ worth of brand new products to […]
This man was so unwell from hypothermia we had to call him an ambulance. We hate having to share these photos but this is the reality of the work we do. This is the life of the people we help. Discarded, broken and forgotten. People freezing and cast aside. People calling the streets home where the pavement is their bed. This man had to choose whether to put his jumper on to try and and stay warm or use it as a pillow so his face wasn’t pressed against the cold concrete all night. No one should ever have to […]
A huge shout out and thank you to Costco for sending us this huge pallet of brand new shoes to support people experiencing homelessness. New warm comfortable shoes are very hard to come by when you don’t have enough money even for food and shelter. We are so grateful to be able to give these incredible gifts to our friends on the streets and those doing it tough. As alwyas we would like to thank our charity sponsor StarTrack for delivering these shoes to our warehouse. We are so grateful for your support.
We’re down at Renegate Footy today cooking up a storm to raise money for more of our Winter Warmer packs for people sleeping rough in our streets. These packs cost us $25 each and the easiest way to help us get them out there is to buy a ticket in our raffle for an gorgeous all inclusive luxury holiday for two to Orpheus Island. One ticket sale equals one Winter Warmer bag for people sleeping rough. Each bag contains brand new tracksuit pants, jumper, a hoodie, beanie, scarf, gloves, underwear, shoes and a life saving sleeping bag. All brand new […]
How absolutely incredible is this! Meet Stephen, the winner of our major prize in our raffle, a gorgeous Mustang Fastback. Phoning Stephen to tell him he had won this beautiful car was one of the highlights of my life. What a fantastic moment. Congratulations Stephen! Enjoy your brand new Mustang! It only took one ticket to win it. Keep en eye out for our next TWO raffles! We have two incredible luxury holidays up for grabs! Thank you so much to our incredible sponsors Raise For Good, for their amazing support in helping to make this possible!
Our CEO, Donna spoke with Karishma Luthria about period poverty and how the lack of government support is creating further barriers to accessing adequate sanitary items. We also hear from Erin, one of the many women forced to endure the humiliation of managing her period while sleeping rough. Click this link to hear the entire story https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/audio/2021/apr/21/what-would-it-take-to-end-period-poverty-in-australia
We are thrilled to announce that Melbourne City council tonight voted unanimously in favour of trialing free pads and tampons in council buildings. Our CEO, Donna addressed council tonight to speak of the importance of the availability of adequate menstrual hygiene care for all people in need. Thank you so much to Councillor Jamal Hakim for presenting this issue to council. What a fantastic step toward eradicating period poverty.