Hand in donations, help out the homeless

Delivering dignity: Street Smugglers co-founder Sandra De Witt Hemala. Picture: Elle Borgward www.communitypix.com.au d427547
Delivering dignity: Street Smugglers co-founder Sandra De Witt Hemala. Picture: Elle Borgward www.communitypix.com.au d427547

The free pop-up clothing shop is created from posters, which allows locals to hang up donated clothes and shoes. The homeless then choose what they need and take them for free.

Co-founder Sandra De Witt Hemala said there would be a drop-off point at the store for locals to donate clothes and shoes in good condition.

‘The local homeless community can then come down to ‘shop’ for items free-of-charge and with dignity,’ she said.

‘The homeless are often given no choice in what they receive, so it’s nice to offer them the opportunity to select items they like.

‘By banding together we show our homeless brothers and sisters that they are not alone in their struggle and that we care.’