The Word from the Street, Autumn 2023
Your Generosity Helps Families Like Walter’s
When Meg* lost her father, Walter*, at age 86, she wanted to honour his life by sharing the impact this community had on her dad over the years – and how your kindness enabled Walter’s family to stay connected with him through the many challenges he faced. Meg says: “Without Hutt St, I honestly don’t know what would have become...
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Thank You For Offering Elise A Fresh Start
We’re so grateful you share our belief that everyone deserves the chance for a fresh start. Thanks to you, we can be there for people like Elise* as they rebuild their lives after incarceration. The day Elise walked out of prison was both exciting and overwhelming. But your support ensured she was greeted by a friendly face and the professional...
Your Faith In Jessie And Tanya Made Their Love Story Possible
Jessie began his journey with Hutt St Centre in 2018. After years of sleeping rough, he’d hit rock bottom and, with nowhere else to turn, he walked through our doors in search of support. He was hoping for a healthy meal, a hot shower, and some much-needed medical care. But what he found was so much more. Your kindness connected...
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Thank You For Giving The Greatest Gift
Thanks to your kindness, we’re able to open our doors each Christmas Day to welcome people who may have nowhere else to go. Last Christmas, we served a festive breakfast, followed by a traditional sit-down lunch with all the trimmings. Many of the people we welcomed weren’t expecting to receive anything for Christmas so the best part was seeing the...
A Family Reunited - With Thanks To You
You might recall Christopher from our recent Christmas Appeal. After losing his job, home and family, he and his faithful dog Bucky spent two long years sleeping rough in Adelaide. During this time, Christopher was the victim of several brutal attacks and was left battling PTSD as well as chronic health issues. But when he walked into Hutt St Centre...