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Coats for the Homeless – Messages of thanks and 2018 update

29/01/2018 


“We extend our appreciation for the recent donation of 12 coats.

Due to the extreme coldness in Ceduna recently, our Homeless team donated the jackets to vulnerable people and clients who often sleep rough. We distributed the jackets to 8 men and 4 women. The response was amazing and the feedback positive. The majority of comments were ‘they are very warm and keep us dry’”.

Rebecca Tuohy, Programme Manager – Ceduna Generic Homelessness, SA

 

“Thank you to the Order of Malta for their very generous donation of coats for our visitors. They have literally saved lives by keeping homeless people warm, when they would otherwise have developed pneumonia with all its complications.”

Bryan, Director at The Shopfront, Perth, WA 

 

“On behalf of St Vincent de Paul Conference Ballina we would like to thank you for your donation of coats.

The coats were distributed through the Conference areas of Lismore, Kyogle, Evans Head, Casino, Alstonville and Ballina.

Your donation helped many poor and destitute people seeking some warmth during winter.”

Cathy Campbell, President St Francis Xavier Conference, Ballina, NSW

 

Thank you to everyone who has supported our Coats for the Homeless project. This winter we have committed to distribute 6,000 Coats to the homeless across Australia.

$100 will buy three specially designed, warm shower-proof coats for people who find themselves without a home this winter.

 

Make a donation to our Coats for the Homeless Project!

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