National Volunteer Week

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12 to 18 May 2014 marks National Volunteer Week in Australia. This week celebrates the wonderful work volunteers do to make Australia such a wonderful place to live. 300 Blankets is an advocate for volunteering as we wouldn’t exist without the community generously donating their time.

Over the last 12 months, we have committed to over 5000 hours of volunteer work towards our cause in keeping our community warm. In this time, we have spent 3700 hours working directly with people experiencing homelessness with community programs such as the Vinnies Soup Vans and Hanover Welfare Services Community BBQs. It is through volunteering for causes greater than ourselves that we meet the most incredible people outside of our day to day lives, discover ourselves, and find out that a simple smile or hug could mean a little more to someone than you might have thought.

I want to give a big warm thanks to 300 Blankets volunteers past, present and future, for believing in and supporting our cause. Together we can keep our community warm.

If you have yet to experience the rewards of volunteering for the community, contact us or visit volunteeringvictoria.org.au to find more opportunities to volunteer.

The 300 Blankets Team

Comments(4)

  1. Jenny Truong says

    Ahhhh did not know.. and im away from fri to mon.

    Any other opportunities coming up?

    Regards

    Jenny

  2. Warren Tu says

    Hi Jenny,

    Thank you for your message. There are many ways for you to volunteer for 300 Blankets. We have a couple of very exciting events coming up too. Our Volunteers Manager will be in touch shortly with opportunities for how you can help our cause.

    Regards,

    Warren

  3. Laureen Brown says

    Hello ,
    My niece and I are looking to volunteer , however we live
    in Berwick , I have a licence my niece does not.
    I am 65 left full time work , and look after my elderly mother
    my niece Layla has not been successful in obtaining full time work she is 19 , so what better way to fill in some hours and help.
    Kind regards
    Laureen Brown

    • admin says

      Hi Laureen,

      Thank you for getting in touch with us. I’ve passed on your message to our Volunteer Manager and she will get in touch with you shortly to advise on how you and your niece can help with our cause.

      Regards,

      Stephen

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