• One Road Home

    300 Blankets is excited to begin a journey with One Road Home. Starting in April 2015, we will be sourcing and distributing personal hygiene products through the proceeds from sales of beautiful hand made jewellery. Personal hygiene products such as soap, toothbrush and toothpaste, shampoo, tissues and other items are always required. This program will enable us to hand […]

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  • RMIT University – Visual Merchandise – Window Displays

    In May 2014, we challenged the Visual Merchandise students at RMIT University Australia to create a 30 metre window mural to visually portray the meaning of 300 Blankets and the realities of homelessness in Australia. Homelessness is not always pretty but the end result created a stunning image. The purpose of the mural was to raise awareness of homeless […]

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  • The Growing Need To Educate The General Public

    By LeQuan Ong, Volunteer Manager, 300 Blankets Randomly surfing the Internet one day and reading a variety of articles, I came upon a conversation between two people in a comments section. The article was about a different topic but their conversation moved onto the issue of homelessness. Person #1 bluntly opined that, “We have so much welfare and government […]

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  • Choices

    Walking home through the side streets of South Melbourne I noticed a girl wandering around with a tattered suitcase. She was looking tired and exhausted. As I approached to overtake, she quietly asked if I could help her with directions. Of course I could. She then asked me for the directions to one of the […]

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  • Words from our Volunteers

    Each week we do various forms of volunteering in line with our mission to keep our community warm. One of our most valued exercises is volunteering every Wednesday night with our close friends from the Vinnies Soup Vans. Volunteering on the Soup Vans allow us to not only distribute our blankets but to create the warmth […]

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  • 2014 Mid Winter Review

    300 Blankets has entered into the third Australian winter with continued growth. The important expansion has enabled us to spread warmth to more people, and educate the broader community about the need for providing warmth to the growing number of people experiencing homelessness. As we grow, we are continuing to learn just how large and […]

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  • Meet The 300 Blankets Blanket

    Over the last 2 and a half years we have given over 3500 blankets to people experiencing homelessness through out Victoria. The 300 Blankets blanket are brand new,  super warm queen sized polar fleeced blanket and are distributed individually wrapped in a resealable waterproof bag. What makes these blankets even more special is that some […]

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  • StreetSmart Australia

    300 Blankets is thrilled to be selected as a recipient of a StreetSmart grant. Approaching the coldest seasons of the year, the generous funding will provide us with the capacity to grow, providing warmth to more people experiencing homelessness throughout Victoria. Being selected as a recipient further acknowledges the importance of providing warmth to the […]

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  • STREAT

    300 Blankets is excited to announce the formation of a new relationship with STREAT. STREAT is a social enterprise with a simple mission: ‘to stop homelessness the delicious way’. STREAT provides homeless youth with the life-skills, work experience and training they require to start a career in the hospitality industry – through their cafes, catering […]

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  • Novotel Melbourne Glen Waverley

    300 Blankets is proud to announce the establishment of an exciting new relationship with Accor Hotels: Novotel Melbourne Glen Waverley. Novotel will be supporting 300 Blankets with donations of bedding including blankets, bedsheets and pillow cases. These donations will allow us to contact more people in need, especially in the areas of emergency accommodation where […]

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