CafeSmart 09.08.19 #HelpYourHood

We believe everyone should have a safe and secure place to call home
It is a basic human right
Ending homelessness will take a whole of community response

Through innovative campaigns we enable and empower communities
to raise vital funds and awareness
to bring about change for people experiencing homelessness or at risk.

We keep it grassroots, we keep it local

We seek out, support and partner with small organisations and projects, in the communities where funds are raised.

StreetSmart community impact since 2003

$5,690,559

Funds Raised

1,897

Projects Funded

615

Organisations Supported

Some of the Organisations and Projects Funded

In Nov & Dec 2018, we supported five organistions to provide meals, Christmas dinners, gifts and extended opening hours to make sure no one was forgotten or isolated during the holiday season. Organisation supported: Cos We Care – SA, Manna Gum Community House – VIC, Zig Zag – QLD, Coast Shelter – NSW, Whitelion Balga – Perth. Total funds provided: $16,200

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In July 2018 we shined a light on the role of social enterprise in solving homelessness and crowdfunded for two incredible projects – Crepes for Change (Melbourne) to give young people experiencing homelessness training, and The Bread and Butter Project (Sydney) to hire one more employee in their growing team of refugees and asylum seeker bakers. Total Funds provided $7,370

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In June 2018 StreetFunder raised funds for five life saving street outreach health projects, – Night Nurses (Melbourne), Homeless Healthcare (Perth), Street Med (Sydney), Micah Projects – Medical Outreach Team (Brisbane) and Homeless Healthcare Street Clinic (Hobart). Total funds provided: $38,050

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Orange Sky Shower Van

Orange Sky Laundry is the world’s first free mobile laundry service for the homeless. StreetSmart seed funded Orange Sky, which has now grown to service across Australia. Seed funding provided $5,636

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StreetFunders took Action Against Hunger and supported the important work of three organisations CareVan, The Adelaide Day Centre Soup Van and St Mary’s House of Welcome. Funds provided $27,600

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StreetFunders supported Youth Futures’ NEST program, helping young mum’s and their children with accommodation and long term support. Funds provided $6,655

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StreetSmart is a unique organisation, empowering us all to help people who are homeless by funding grassroots, 'hard to reach' projects.

Tim Costello, Patron StreetSmart Australia

Like all the best ideas, StreetSmart is blindingly simple. How wonderful it is to do something graceful, something simple, something kind.

Stephen Fry, StreetSmart Supporter

DineSmart is really very clever. A no-brainer! "Dine Out - Help Out". No obligation - just an invitation at the end of the meal to give a bit extra.

Sarah Wilson, StreetSmart Supporter

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