Albany's BIG Sleep-Out

Published on Tuesday, 17 August 2021 at 12:56:14 PM

Our very own Adult Services Librarian, Kate Houderrani, will be representing the City of Albany at Albany’s Big Sleep-Out on the 28th August and we are seeking donations to help people local who are experiencing issues around homelessness.
You are welcome to join the sleep out or choose to donate to the cause via this link: Albany's BIG Sleep Out 2021 (
Albany Public Library will also be a collection point from Monday 16th August – Saturday the 28th August or donations of items that will be passed on to the local branches of Foodbank, Anglicare and PIVOT.
Some examples of helpful donations are: 

  • A good pair of walking shoes
  • Backpacks
  • New underwear and socks
  • Supermarket and other store vouchers
  • Toiletries
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Wet Wipes
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Cold Weather Clothing / Rain Gear
  • Gloves and Beanies
  • Reusable Containers / Large Zip Lock Bags
  • Food items such as crackers, nuts, fruit cups

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