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Tag: Homeless

Sleepout for Soul: Offering Newy a glimpse at empathy

Sleepout for Soul 2023 is returning to the city this month, with Soul Hub inviting sleepers to join them in taking a glimpse at homelessness.

New film BEAT to shine light on Newcastle’s homeless

Newcastle filmmaker Jye Currie will premiere his ground-breaking film Beat tonight at Kotara's Event Cinema.

Homeless breakfast packs hit the streets of Islington

A Newcastle charity and an Islington cafe are working together to provide breakfast packs for the city's homeless.

Cooks Hill residents fear homelessness as developers hone in

He’s taken many knocks in his 52 years, some Rodney Bowen admits, he probably deserved. But when he received a notice to vacate under the door of his Cook’s Hill residence last month,...

Sleepout raises vital funds for Vinnies

Despite COVID causing this year’s Vinnies' Community Sleepout to look a little different, more than 200 people across NSW headed outside to sleep rough on Friday night. As a result, $135,000 and counting...

Sleeping rough to shine a light on homelessness

Imagine having nowhere to live, nowhere to sleep, or nowhere to call home. That’s a reality for far too many people across the Hunter Region but, at the end of this month, participants...

Real estate agent offers solution to city’s homeless

Real estate agent Chad Dunn was clearing out his shed when he came up with an idea to help the city’s homeless.  Finding more two-man tents than he knew he needed, the Mulligan...

Community wardrobe turning heads

If you’re wondering why there’s an open wardrobe filled with food and clothes in the park next to Hamilton train station, there’s a good explanation. It’s an initiative by ‘Food not Bombs Newcastle’...
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