• 300 Blankets presents Brains for Blankets 2013

    On 28th of April 2013, 300 Blankets held the Brains for Blankets fundraising trivia night at Sofia’s Family Restaurant in Camberwell. The night was hosted by local comedian Andy Matthews who kept our guests highly entertained for the whole night. We were honored to have the President of Soup Vans Victoria – Br. Doug – speak on […]

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  • 300 Blankets presents Music for Blankets 2013

    We kicked off the fundraising events in 2013 with a huge bang at Music for Blankets at Fashion Lounge. On the 23rd of March, the beautiful Melbourne afternoon was blaring with the awesome sounds of Melbourne musicians. Special guest, KrysRAW started the afternoon off in his DJ style of splicing crowd pleasing hits. The Keiths! […]

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  • The St Vincent de Paul soup vans

    In 2012, over 1500 of the blankets raised by 300 Blankets were donated to the St Vincent de Paul soup vans. These blankets have been given out on cold nights to people who need the warmth most. Our blankets have reached people from the Melbourne CBD to people in country Victoria. Over the past few […]

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  • 2013 – Our Journey Continues

      In 2012 we started off the year by making a new years resolution to challenge ourselves and do something special for our community. This resolution resulted in the development of 300 Blankets. The decision and direction of the volunteer initiative was to drive ourselves to do something new and something for the greater good […]

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  • Happy New Year

    We started 2012 with a new years resolution to do something positive for our community. What started off as a simple gesture among friends, grew into an initiative that has made a measurable change. This year we donated 1735 blankets to people experiencing homelessness in Victoria. This would not have been achieved without the great […]

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  • Celebrating Christmas with Compeer

    On the 8th of December 2012, 300 Blankets was invited to help celebrate Christmas with Compeer. Our team of volunteers arrived early with our musical performers: Sinead, Joanna and Grahame, setting up the sound system, preparing the awesome Polaroid camera and doing the final wrapping of presents. It wasn’t long till guests from Compeer started […]

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  • 300 Blankets sharing the warmth of friendship at Christmas

    This year the management team at 300 Blankets is volunteering to help organise a Christmas party for the volunteers and companions of the Compeer program. Compeer is a friendship building  buddy program matching volunteers with a companion who is receiving mental health treatment. They meet weekly to chat about life, share interests and bond over activities […]

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  • Our Journey Thus Far

    As we pass the midway point of the coldest months of the year, I want take a moment to reflect on 300 Blankets first year in operation. The 300 Blankets volunteer initiative begun at the start of the year as we reflected on what mattered most to us, what we wanted to do for ourselves […]

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  • Volunteering with the Vinnies soup vans

    On the 20th of June the 300 Blankets team were invited on a special St Vincent de Paul soup van run. On the night, Vinnies organised a special van to drive our team on their nightly soup run. Before we set off, the President of the St Vincent de Paul Victoria Soup Vans, Br. Doug, […]

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  • StreetCount 2012

    Over the past 4 years the city of Melbourne has been gaining information about people sleeping rough through the StreetCount initiative. StreetCount involves around 140 volunteers wanting to help the homeless community through survey people sleeping rough on the street.  The information gained from doing this activity allows the City of Melbourne to act with […]

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