In the heart of Byron Shire, where the sun kisses the sand and waves echo serenity, lies a lesser-known reality. Hundreds of locals are braving harsh conditions this Christmas, seeking shelter on pavements, in makeshift tents and within parked vehicles. This festive season, let’s weave joy and care into their lives through the 12 Days of Homeless Christmas at Fletcher Street Cottage.
Secret Santa for Service Users
Drop off a wrapped gift to Fletcher Street Cottage for our Secret Santa this Christmas:
Day 1 - Summer Essentials
The scorching sun demands protection. Wide-brim hats, sunscreen and sunglasses shield against its relentless rays.
Day 2 - Portable Water Bottles
Hydration is essential year-round. Reusable water bottles ensure people stay refreshed on their journeys.
Day 3 - Beach Towels
Beyond beach visits, these towels offer comfort after a shower at Fletcher Street Cottage, a simple luxury often overlooked.
Day 4 - Food Gift Cards
Savouring a warm meal brings joy. Gift cards for local eateries offer the pleasure of choice and a full stomach.
Day 5 - Store Vouchers
Empowerment in choice! Vouchers for clothing or homeware stores pave the way for enhancing quality of life.
Day 6 - Personal Care Kits
Restoring dignity through essentials like toothpaste, soap and sanitary products speaks volumes of care and compassion.
Day 7 - First Aid Kits
A gesture of safety and care, basic medical supplies like band-aids and pain relievers are indispensable.
Day 8 - Lightweight Backpacks
Practical and secure, these backpacks safeguard people's belongings, offering a sense of security.
Day 9 - Camping Gear
Nights outdoors are a reality. Sleeping bags, mats and tents provide comfort and protection against the elements.
Day 10 - Transportation Assistance
Supporting people's journeys to vital destinations. Transport passes aid in reaching job interviews or medical appointments.
Day 11 - Positive Entertainment
Books, puzzles or art supplies offer pathways for relaxation and creative expression, nurturing the mind and soul.
Day 12 - Fun Activities
Adding a sprinkle of joy to people's lives. Vouchers for cinema or outdoor adventures bring smiles and cherished memories.
Join us in this heartfelt initiative to make a difference. Spread the word, share the joy and support Fletcher Street Cottage in uplifting lives this Christmas. Together, let's gift hope and warmth to our community.