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Hutt St Centre's 2023 Business Lunch

Posted by Hutt St Centre on 2023-10-26

As a local South Australian charity, we feel incredibly fortunate to have the support of amazing South Australian business leaders, philanthropists and social changemakers.
Last Wednesday, many of these supporters came together at Adelaide Oval to help us celebrate Hutt St Centre’s Annual Business Lunch.

We would like to extend a huge thank you to every guest who joined us and made our Business Lunch such a phenomenal success, by giving so generously to collectively help raise over $260,000.
In particular, we’d like to say a special thanks to:

  • Guest speaker, Hutt St Centre Ambassador and 2023 Australian of the Year, Taryn Brumfitt, for sharing her incredible story and leading the charge for social change.
  •  Hutt St Centre Ambassadors, MC Ali Clarke and Auctioneer Bernard Booth, for their ongoing passionate support of our work.
  • Cliffy Wilson from Kuma Kaaru for sharing a warm Welcome to Country.
  • Presenting Partners: Bartons Chartered Accountants Wealth Advisors, Burbank Homes, Comwire IT and Lexus of Adelaide.
  • Event Partners: Yalumba and West End (Lion).

And the dozens of iconic local South Australian brands, businesses and individuals who graciously contributed to our auctions and raffle.
This event makes it possible for people experiencing homelessness in South Australia to change their circumstances for good. The funds raised on this day ensure more than 850 people who walk through our doors every month can find:

  • Access to essential support like healthy meals, hot showers, laundry and locker facilities, and phone charging.
  • Connection with more than 20 visiting services, ranging from medical care to financial counselling and legal aid.
  • Plus support to obtain photo ID, career coaching, confidence-building group activities, and training programs like healthy cooking classes.

We rely on the generous support of the business community and donors to make these services possible, and every donation makes a difference for people working to rebuild their lives.

An end to homelessness is possible but it requires the efforts of a passionate, committed and generous community. We are so thankful you’re part of ours. 

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