• The Power of Listening

    Over the last few weeks I have been reminded of the importance of one’s story and so I made a conscious effort whenever I am out on the street to learn about people’s stories. Everyone has a story and every story is powerful. There was a definitive moment during one of these meetings which absolutely […]

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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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  • Pyjamas Day at Camberwell South Primary School

    Students, Teachers and Staff, and Families of Camberwell South Primary School participated in the 300 Blankets Pyjamas Day on Friday 13th of June. On behalf of 300 Blankets, I would like to extend a big warm thank you for the wonderful initiative and the Community Service movie in support of 300 Blankets. The fun 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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  • 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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  • 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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