Friday Feedback on a Sunday. Feedback for the past 5 days we were open.
167 visits to the Hub in the last 5 days
32 new clients came to the Hub these people were mainly referred by family and friends.
20 were male and 12 were female, average age this week was in the 36- 45 age bracket.
12 of the new clients were rough sleepers- sleeping on beach etc.a further 9 were staying in emergency housing.
4 people secured housing this week.
One of our regular visitors was successful in gaining employment this week we wish him luck on his first day Monday. He has been unable to secure housing and has been sleeping in his car for 7 months.
We provided brokerage on 21 occassions and provided 89 prepared meals….. thank you to the wonderful Barlissimo Cafe Gwynneville for providing a delicious potato and leek soup for lunch one day.
All of our storage sulo bins are full- these bins provide much needed storage for rough sleepers.
Shower and laundry service on 30 occassions.
This week was our FREE haircut and massage day thank you to Sonja and Raefaela for providing this service to 20 grateful clients.
A HUGE THANK YOU TO SAVVY FITNESS WHO ARE RAISING MUCH NEEDED FUNDS FOR US FROM THEIR WINTER WARRIOR CHALLENGE. if you have not done so please sign up I vowed I would but have since broken my foot and am in a moon boot for a further 3 weeks. Thanks Lee Robinson staff member for taking the challenge for us.
A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL OF THE SOCCER CLUBS AND SCHOOLS WHO ARE CONTINUING TO BRING IN TINS FROM WRAP UP HOMELESSNESS DAY.
A an extra big thank you to Mark Corcoran our wonderful volunteer for organising our Auction of Dragons training shirt. Make sure you get your bids in and watch Mondays Mercury for an article about our Mark.
Thank you workers from the Australian Taxation Office Wollongong and workers from Centrlink Wollongong for your generous donations of money and food.
Thank you quilters Illawarra for the donation of beautiful patchwork quilts