We have seen too many people needing help in our beautiful city and feel that this group can make a difference. This group was started by Ron Reid and came into fruition in Jan 20th 2014 during the summer heatwave. There are places the homeless can access water in Perth, but it comes out warm. ProAqua has installed cold water fountains but there is a small fee to be able to access them with a recyclable bottle. So Ron came up with the idea of giving the homeless access to this luxury by gifting them with a reusable bottle and a water card that they can return and have it topped up. He then started the Facebook group, to share his idea and see if there were others who would like to do the same.
There many organisations in Perth doing the best they can with limited resources to cloth, feed and support the homeless. Everyone can make a difference to a person’s day by buying them a meal or giving food and water vouchers to those on our streets. We are a group of people that believe and encourage every single individual to make a difference in any way you can.
SEE THE NEED AND ACT IN A WAY THAT WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE.
This group is also open to donations, non-perishable food items, food vouchers, sealed water bottles and water vouchers and refillable bottles for the Pro Aqua water fountains in the city. Packs made up of toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, women's personal hygiene products and anything you would think was a normal part of life would be gratefully received. The homeless don't always have access to these kinds of things, so anything is going to be very helpful.
We take a hands-on approach to pursuing social justice in the community by responding to needs in practical ways and Referrals to other organizations that deal with homelessness.
We believe in the pursuit of honesty, ethical practice, trustworthiness, and accountability in all interactions, and maintain an openness to innovative ideas and possibilities.