Blanket Patrol

Tonight commemorated the first anniversary of the closure of the 24/7 Street Kitchen and Safe Space at Martin Place, also known as Tent City to those living with homelessness around central Sydney.

To mark the date, a new initiative, 'The Blanket Patrol', was launched. The mobile community-led service distributes blankets and other essential items out of a wheelie bin to rough sleepers around the CBD.

It is hoped that similar Blanket Patrol initiatives will be rolled out around the country.

For more information, visit the 24/7 Street Kitchen and Safe Space Community page on Facebook, or call 0404 500 454.

Pictured below, local identity and rough sleeper, Lawrence, models next to one of the Blanket Patrol wheelie bins that will provide essential items to the homeless around Sydney.

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