Homelessness

SHC19 Sock Donation Drive

  Sydney Homeless Connect is collecting #WinterWarmers to warm the feet and hearts of people experiencing homelessness.  Can you help us with our SHC19 Sock Donation Drive? Socks are a highly requested item in shelters and remain a necessity during the cold, rainy winter months. We’re looking for new sock donations for men, women and […]

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Homeless Care Packs

The annual winter event, Sydney Homeless Connect, will bring together people who are experiencing homeless or at risk of homelessness with services and support that they need, whether it be a hot meal, a haircut, a medical check or access to an agency that can help them take a step forward.

Last year we asked Sydneysiders to donate a Homeless Care Package filled with the bare essentials to help those who could really use the help this cold winter. Sydneysiders everywhere got on-board to support this cause from individuals, small groups of friends, workplaces, churches, meet-up groups, schools, etc. It was remarkable! Read more

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The Nature of Giving

Sometimes it is good just to do something good.

“So then, why do you do it?” It is a question I get asked a lot. Sydney Homeless Connect is a completely not-for-profit activity. Nobody gets paid. We are not trying to build a business. We are not even trying to grow the organisation. It is all about a diverse group of individuals coming together to try to do what they can to help people who are currently experiencing some hardship – just because it seems like a good thing to do. And some people just can’t understand it.

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