• Soul Kitchen – Words from a Volunteer

    Every Sunday, our team of loving volunteers come together to prepare dinner for 80 people. With donations from local grocers and bakeries, the meals are made fresh, healthy and full of love. Soul Kitchen is a community dinner at Braybrook Community Hub, but as you’ll read the following e-mail from one of our Volunteers – Scott, […]

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  • Homelessness Week – SBS News – Radio Feature

    We were featured on SBS Radio Melbourne on 10 August 2018 during Homelessness Week, discussing the homelessness environment in Melbourne and what we are doing for individuals and families at risk or experiencing homelessness. The radio interview features Winmas Yu and our Co-Founder – Warren Tu. https://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/cantonese/en/audiotrack/300-blankets-charity-providing-warmth-melbournes-homeless?language=en

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  • 300 Blankets – Soul Kitchen

    300 Blankets – Soul Kitchen commenced in 2018 in partnership with Bridge Church at the Braybrook Community Hub. Our aim is to provide nutritious food, address social isolation by developing a positive and safe community and deliver needs based services to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and families at risk or experiencing homelessness. […]

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  • 3 Wishes

    Last week, we caught up with our friend Mary. Mary is an older lady who has been sleeping rough for quite a few years. When we started talking, she excitedly opened up a new packet of Tim Tams and offered it to us. “These are special! They grant you 3 wishes!” she said referring to […]

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  • Homeless Outreach Program – 774 ABC Melbourne – Radio Feature

    We were featured on 774 ABC Melbourne on 22 May 2018, discussing the homelessness environment in Melbourne and our Outreach Program. The radio program features Lindy Burns and our Outreach Program Manager – Peter Royce. http://www.abc.net.au/radio/melbourne/programs/evenings/evenings/9765104 (Jump to 36min to hear the discussion.)

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  • Youth Homelessness Matters Day – combating youth homelessness

    Every night around 105,000 people are homeless and many are sleeping rough around Australia. Almost half (42 per cent) are under 25 years old, including almost 18,000 children under the age of 12. The Department of Human Services is often the first point of contact for many people facing homelessness so it is vital frontline […]

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  • Kindness

    So far this year, 63 everyday Melbournians have joined us on one of our 17 outreach nights. No night is the same and our night leaders have been blessed to see miracles happen through acts of kindness. However, I am constantly reminded that acts of kindness can come from anyone, and at any time. At […]

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  • Say Hi

    Language and communication is an important aspect of the 300 Blankets Outreach Program and is something that we put a lot of focus into. Our Outreach Program was born not only out of the need for items like food and blankets, but also out of the fundamental human need for companionship and someone to talk […]

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  • Benalla Residents Gives Generously

    On Thursday 7 September the Benalla St Vincent De Paul Outreach Group hosted a winter appeal event at Georgina’s Restaurant in Benalla. As part of their winter appeal, they selected 300 Blankets as a partner and beneficiary of the Benalla community’s charitable endeavours and generosity. 300 Blankets (represented by Peter Royce) was invited to attend […]

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  • Domestic Violence and Homelessness

    Domestic and family abuse is a big issue in Australia. This kind of abuse can include physical violence, sexual assault and other sexually abusive behaviour, economic abuse (creating financial dependence to control another person), as well as emotional and psychological abuse. While both men and women can experience domestic and family abuse, women are far […]

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