Winter

Winter warmers for rough sleepers.

Winter warmers for rough sleepers

Winter is especially bitter for rough sleepers. They are exposed to the elements – not just the cold, but the rain as well. That’s why we give the homeless blankets and sleeping bags. The warmth they bring helps make even the coldest night on the streets more bearable. Winter woollies and other items of clothing are essential too. The homeless wear layers to ward off the cold. Unfortunately, winter storms can ruin these blankets and jumpers, leaving rough sleepers with nothing to...

The homeless don't need to be cold and alone.

My Winter Appeal

It’s seven o’clock on a chilly morning as I write this blog. The homeless are already queuing outside my Exodus Foundation, seeking refuge after another night on the streets. As winter sets in their plight will become even more desperate, but thanks to your support they don’t need to be cold and alone. Together we’re making their future better. We’ve got hot meals, healthcare and support services. In fact my amazing staff and volunteers often perform miracles – you can see...

Rev. Bill Crews Winter appeal.

Rev. Bill Crews Winter appeal

It’s late at night as I write this from my desk at The Exodus Foundation and it’s getting cold. I’m sure you’ve felt it and that means the homeless have too. But as winter looms I wanted to share some good news with you. It’s a story about how you make the lives of so many poverty-stricken Aussies better, every day. I’ve just returned from our mobile food van in the city where we give hot dinners to the homeless. Every...