300 Blankets

300 Blankets

Cause Area: Welfare

Country: Australia

Website: www.300blankets.org.au


Mission Statement

300 Blankets provides the warmth of friendship and blankets to people at risk or experiencing homelessness. Their outreach program and soup kitchen operates weekly in Melbourne.

Description

300 Blankets is a not for profit charity who provides support to people experiencing homelessness. We are a 100% volunteer organisation that aims to provide support through three key areas: blankets, homeless outreach, and community education. Established in 2012, we assistpeople who are experiencing homelessness reach appropriate servicesand createpositive relationships with people who are entrenched in homelessness so they can find the strength to improve their livelihood. Blankets:We are the biggest donors of blankets for the local soup vans and we also provide blankets for a wide range of charities and not for profits providing support for people experiencing homelessness. Homeless Outreach Program:We operate a weekly volunteer outreach program in the Melbourne CBD and a weekly soup kitchen in the western suburbs of Melbourne to provide opportunities to make a direct impact on the lives of people sleeping rough. Community Education:We partner with schools and organisations break down barriers and explore the realities of homelessness. We believe in order to make change, we need to start with current and future leaders of our community.
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