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    If I’m not laughing, I’ll be crying.

    Six months ago I wrote about the importance of friendship in a blog titled – The Warmth of Friendship. In the post, I introduced our readership to a friend called John. Since our meeting, I am happy to report that our friendship has remained strong and over time, John has opened up to allow me […]

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    2013 Director’s Report

    2013 took our mission in keeping our community warm to the wider community in Victoria. Engaging with our key beneficiaries – St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria, Hanover Welfare Services and now the Royal District Nursing Service – Homeless Peoples Program – 300 Blankets has now donated more than 3000 blankets to people at risk […]

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    Singing the Warmth of Christmas

    In the frenzy of festivities and good cheer in December, it is easy for us to get lost in our own worlds. It is partly for this particular reason that the team at 300 Blankets joined hands for the first time with The Songbird Tree and helped celebrate Christmas with over 60 friends participating in […]

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    300 Blankets at Spring Fling

    On Sunday 20th of October, 300 Blankets participated in Spring Fling, a street festival held annually in North Melbourne. The festival provided 300 Blankets with an opportunity to gain exposure and interact with the local community. As many of our blankets end up with people in similar communities, it was a great chance to also […]

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    Children Affected by Homelessness

    Distributing freshly prepared hot soup from the Vinnies Soup Van on a rainy night, a man and his young son approached me. The son was no older than 6 years old and what made this initial contact memorable was his incredibly well mannered conversation with his father and eventually I. Although he wasn’t dressed in […]

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    Terrain Tamer

    We are excited to be chosen as the charity of choice for Terrain Tamer. Terrain Tamer (http://www.terraintamer.com) is an Australian automotive brand, delivering quality 4×4 parts and accessories for outback adventures. Established in 1969, they are a world leading and trusted brand with a socially conscious foundation. The team at Terrain Tamer is involved in […]

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    Distributing Blankets in Winter 2013

    Over the last couple of weeks we received and are now in the process of delivering the bulk of blankets our supporters have generously helped us raise in the first half of 2013. With temperatures dipping low, accompanied by 100kph gusts of winds, the blankets could not have come at a better time. So far […]

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    300 Blankets presents Bake for Blankets at MYER

    Our wonderful relationship with Myer was escalated to a new level in May 2013 when we held our first corporate fundraising event – Bake for Blankets – at the Myer Support office in Melbourne. The amazing afternoon tea was co-ordinated by the team at the Myer Support Office with support from 300 Blankets. On the […]

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    The Warmth of Friendship

    Last night a team of 300 Blankets volunteers and I volunteered with the Vinnies soup van. The weather was typical gloomy winter Melbourne night – freezing cold with on-and-off pouring rain. Running into the kitchen to escape from the rain, I was pleasantly greeted with the high spirits and laughter of the wonderful Vinnies volunteers […]

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    300 Blankets presents Brains for Blankets 2013

    On 28th of April 2013, 300 Blankets held the Brains for Blankets fundraising trivia night at Sofia’s Family Restaurant in Camberwell. The night was hosted by local comedian Andy Matthews who kept our guests highly entertained for the whole night. We were honored to have the President of Soup Vans Victoria – Br. Doug – speak on […]

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