Christmas 2018

Christmas 2018

If this isn’t what community spirit is about then I am not sure what is. What’s the old saying? It takes a village to raise children? The village certainly stepped in and lent a helping hand! This year, in the Illawarra we had over 30 different individuals/ organisations/ businesses reach out to see how they could help us provide support to 200 children and teens this year AND their...
Zonta Club of Wollongong

Zonta Club of Wollongong

Thanks, Zonta Club of Wollongong! For donating starter packs for our clients who are ready to move into their new home. Each Zonta member contributed to the pack, which makes it super special. They are so proud to be able to help women who exit homelessness into their own secure home. SAHSSI received 12 super tubs that also make a great washing basket, great thinking! Our thanks go to each...
Warilla High School Homelessness Sleep out for SAHSSI

Warilla High School Homelessness Sleep out for SAHSSI

What a compassionate pay it forward from Warilla High School who held their first homelessness sleep out this year back on the 7th September, coordinated by their SRC. SAHSSI were invited on the evening as guest presenters on the topic of homelessness with many questions asked from the kids. SAHSSI then received a donated gift of $450 raised! Warilla High School students were happy with money being spent on...
Thank you to the Office of Environment and Heritage

Thank you to the Office of Environment and Heritage

A huge thankyou to Peter, Chris, Lisa and Tony from the Office of Environment and Heritage (NSW Govt) for their generous donation of over 800 energy and water saving devices.  Items included window and door seals, door snakes, thermometers, shower timers, hand held and fixed water saving shower heads AND energy saving light globes.  What a great donation that will go a long way towards energy savings, water savings...
Homelessness Week 2018

Homelessness Week 2018

SAHSSI and Lake Illawarra Police District combined forces for Homelessness Week 2018 out the front of Woolworths Shellharbour Stocklands this morning. In two hours the community donated 4 trolleys full of groceries that SAHSSI has now distributed across some of our sites in Wollongong – two women’s refuges, one temporary accommodation site and our head office for women and children in need. SAHSSI would like to personally thank: Lake...
ASCO Donation

ASCO Donation

Last week SAHSSI were invited to attend a team meeting in Corrimal with ACSO Transition to work participants and were presented with a $630 donation raised by the efforts of the team via a Bunnings BBQ sausage sizzle. WOW – huge effort! Thank you! The team were wanting to raise money for a local charity and were passionate about supporting local families affected by domestic violence. SAHSSI was the...