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7 Weeks to Christmas for our Hamper Packs.

On the 7th week of Christmas my ‘Hub Family’ gave to me Tinned fruit and long life custard (small popper sized or regular size).
This would be a delicious treat for our clients to enjoy.
Drop off points available are at Paul Scully MP office, Bendigo Bank, Oak Flats, Corrimal RSL and Wollongong Homeless Hub.

8 Weeks to Christmas for our Hamper Packs.

On the 8th week of Christmas my ‘Hub Family’ gave to me Woolworths or Coles fresh food vouchers to the value of $10.
Who doesn’t love a fruit salad, fresh veg, some snags and lovely fresh bread. This will help our clients to create some delicious meals.
Thanks to Christos for his great picture.
Drop off points available are at Paul Scully MP office, Bendigo Bank, Oak Flats, Corrimal RSL and Wollongong Homeless Hub.

9 Weeks to Christmas for our Hamper Packs

On the 9th week of Christmas my ‘Hub Family’ gave to me party food (chips, chocolate, biscuits, lollies etc )(Be sure to sing the jingle!)
What’s a party without party food! Our clients would love to enjoy these goodies over the Christmas break.
Thanks to Prince for the great picture.
Drop off points available are at Paul Scully MP office, Bendigo Bank, Oak Flats and Wollongong Homeless Hub.

10 Weeks to Christmas for our Hamper Packs.

On the 10th week of Christmas my ‘Hub Family’ gave to me some instant coffee! Be it small, large or flavoured. (Be sure to sing the jingle!)
As most people wake up and say “I need coffee”, this will give our clients the pick me up they need in the morning.
Thanks to Christos for his lovely picture.
Drop off points available are at Paul Scully MP office, Bendigo Bank, Oak Flats and Wollongong Homeless Hub.

Pizza for people in crisis accommodation as a lunch treat.

Thank you to Domino’s Pizza Wollongong for donating pizzas for people in crisis accommodation as a lunch treat.
In 2020, Anti-Poverty Week will be held from the 11th to the 17th of October. This year we are supporting affordable housing for all as the best solution to reducing poverty and partnering with the Everybody’s Home campaign. We are also continuing to support the Raise the Rate campaign led by ACOSS to ensure that unemployment payments never go back to $40 a day.

Donar Dollar Championships

DONOR DOLLAR CHAMPIONSHIPS
Will you or your group be the ones that raise the most Donor Dollars for Wollongong Homeless Hub?
To participate register as a family, school or workplace. Individual entries are accepted as well. You can obtain your pack by emailing info@wefh.org.au with your name and contact details.
Start collecting now!
Donation tins are also available at Domino’s – Wollongong and Amcal – Woonona.

11 Weeks to Christmas for our Hamper Packs

On the 11th week of Christmas my ‘Hub Family’ gave to me some tinned ham! (Be sure to sing the jingle!)
This will help our clients to celebrate a true Christmas lunch or dinner.
Drop off points available at Paul Scully MP office, Bendigo Bank, Oak Flats and Wollongong Homeless Hub.

12 Weeks to Christmas for our Hamper Packs

It has crept up on us this year and we need your help to provide to those who are doing it tough this Christmas. If you can please help us by participating in our 12 weeks of Xmas countdown.
On the 12th week of Christmas my ‘Hub Family’ gave to me a $10 opal card. (Be sure to sing the jingle!)
This will help our clients travel to property viewings, appointments and community supports.
Drop off points available are at Paul Scully MP office, Bendigo Bank, Oak Flats and Wollongong Homeless Hub.

Corrimal Rotary

Thank you to the wonderful volunteers from @Rotary Corrimal for coming today and cleaning up our gardens. They did an amazing job!

19 families have moved to their forever homes!

In the last month we have had 19 families move to their forever homes! Thank you for the kind donations that allowed us to support them with furnishing and home starter packs to make their house feel like a home.

WHH would like to thank all businesses and community members for the senseless act of vandalism.

Wollongong homeless hub would like to thank all the amazing businesses and community members that have rallied donations to help our hub clients that were victims of the senseless act of vandalism at the beginning of the week. We will be now able to help them have their cars back on the road by the beginning of next week from your generosity.
I would also like to take this opportunity to clarify the media reports that the person charged with this crime was a paying tenant of the homeless hub, this is not correct reporting as the person is not a tenant of Wollongong Homeless hub and to our knowledge has a private tenancy with a Wollongong real estate agent. We can confirm that all 3 victims are people experiencing homelessness and currently in our crisis accommodation. I invite anybody that would like to come for a service visit to see the amazing work that the staff do on a daily basis to please send your request through to info@wefh.org.au for us to organise.

Help Needed

This morning our staff are needing to provide additional support to people in our crisis accommodation after a heart breaking incident occurred when a random act of malicious damage took place on the road where they had parked their cars. Our homeless community members face many challenges on a daily basis and rely on the one possession of value they are lucky enough to have. Many times their cars are their home when there is a shortage of crisis accommodation. We are hoping that if you have any way of contributing to helping us repair the windows of their vehicles please donate https://www.paypal.com/donate/… and use “car” in the description.

Staff took the pledge!

As we near the end of Homeless Person Week 2020, we ask the community to send us a short message of hope, for us to build a Hope House.

All Staff of WEFH call for an increase in affordable and social housing.