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Homelessness Week

News Anglicare Southern Queensland’s InSync Service Manager Rees Maddren with Cherice News

Homelessness Week: from sleeping rough to wearing scrubs

Homelessness is a sad reality for thousands of young people in Southern Queensland who find themselves living on the streets. At just 16 years old, Cherice had been kicked out of home, having to move in with her other parent, who was later incarcerated. Despite juggling two jobs and school, she simply couldn’t afford the rent

Some of the Coomera Anglican College SRC team members with boxes packed full of items for the winter backpack appeal on Wednesday 24 July (L-R): Zeke Taylor, Annabelle Sullivan, Ruby Walker, Ivana Bayliss, Lachlan Taylor and Deklan Ford

Justice, mercy and backpacks

This week is Homelessness Week: Coomera Anglican College students and their Chaplain tell us about an ongoing project inspired by Micah 6.8, which is developing students’ generosity and bringing some much needed TLC to people sleeping rough on our streets