• 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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  • Brains for Blankets 2012 raises 856 blankets!!!

    The 300 Blankets team would like to thank everyone who came and supported the Brains for Blankets trivia night on the 2nd of June 2012. On the night, 187 people in 20 teams competed in the sold out event to win amazing prizes generously donated by friends and supporters of 300 Blankets. Our challenge for […]

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  • Brains On!

    With one week to go till Brains for Blankets, the team has been working long into the night to prepare for what will be an awesome trivia night.  We are in the process of preparing wonderful prizes generously donated by friends of 300 Blankets.  We can’t wait for next Saturday – 2nd of June, when […]

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  • 300 Blankets presents Brains for Blankets

    300 Blankets is proud to announce our second fundraising event for 2012, Brains for Blankets. Brains for Blankets is a trivia and games night to be held at Sofias Pizza House in Camberwell. The events team at 300 Blankets have lined up some awesome questions to test your wits, great games and raffle prizes to […]

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  • Our first event – Music for Blankets, raised 842 blankets!

    The team at 300 Blankets would like to thank everyone who came and supported Music for Blankets on the 12th of May 2012.  The musicians who performed on the night were absolutely sensational! Atkinson Jones; Sophea Hay and Joanna Tran; Graham and Sinead Horne; Joel Velasco, Christian Velasco and Rupert Lugo; Yu Lin and Nathan Liow; Marlon […]

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  • Music for Blankets, 5pm Saturday 12th May – as featured in mX

    Featured on page 4 of yesterday’s mX, 300 Blankets will be holding its first fundraising event tomorrow in a spectacular fashion. Music for Blankets will be held at Fabrique Bar – 272 City Road, with doors opening at 5:00pm. We have an awesome line up of amazing musicians and bands, beautiful artwork on display and […]

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  • Music for Blankets this Saturday, 12 May 2012

    We’re super excited! Everything is set for what will be an amazing night of performances, artwork and community warmth.  Doors open at 5:00 and performances start at 5:30 so make sure you are there early to not miss out on anything.  Tickets can still be purchased at www.trybooking.com/BJPB or at the door. To make sure […]

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  • 300 Blankets proudly supporting St Vincent de Paul Society

    The journey of 300 Blankets began with a meeting with Brian, a manager of a soup van for St Vincent de Paul.  It was in the discussion with Brian that we learnt that the Vinnies soup vans operate every night of the year to support and feed the disadvantaged.  On any given night, one soup […]

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