• National Volunteer Week

    12 to 18 May 2014 marks National Volunteer Week in Australia. This week celebrates the wonderful work volunteers do to make Australia such a wonderful place to live. 300 Blankets is an advocate for volunteering as we wouldn’t exist without the community generously donating their time. Over the last 12 months, we have committed to […]

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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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  • Music for Blankets 2014

    Music for Blankets on the Saturday 12th of April, launched our first fundraising event for the year. In the Band Room of The Workers Club in Fitzroy, local bands including The Keiths!, Atkinson Jones, Dear Plastic, and Sleep Decade, rocked the evening to raise 598 blankets and kickstart the blankets drive in time for the cold season […]

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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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  • Being Human

    One night whilst out volunteering with the soup vans, a man approached looking weak and fragile. His hands were trembling and looking into his eyes, I could tell he is going through a very tough time. Through his cracked lips, the man shakily asked if he could have a cup of soup. With the answer […]

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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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  • If I'm not laughing, I'll be crying.

    Six months ago I wrote about the importance of friendship in a blog titled – The Warmth of Friendship. In the post, I introduced our readership to a friend called John. Since our meeting, I am happy to report that our friendship has remained strong and over time, John has opened up to allow me […]

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  • If I’m not laughing, I’ll be crying.

    Six months ago I wrote about the importance of friendship in a blog titled – The Warmth of Friendship. In the post, I introduced our readership to a friend called John. Since our meeting, I am happy to report that our friendship has remained strong and over time, John has opened up to allow me […]

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  • Singing the Warmth of Christmas

    In the frenzy of festivities and good cheer in December, it is easy for us to get lost in our own worlds. It is partly for this particular reason that the team at 300 Blankets joined hands for the first time with The Songbird Tree and helped celebrate Christmas with over 60 friends participating in […]

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  • 300 Blankets at Spring Fling

    On Sunday 20th of October, 300 Blankets participated in Spring Fling, a street festival held annually in North Melbourne. The festival provided 300 Blankets with an opportunity to gain exposure and interact with the local community. As many of our blankets end up with people in similar communities, it was a great chance to also […]

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