Real estate stalking for a cause

Posted on Thu, 1 May 2008 by midcenturyjo

Some of you may know that I no longer work as an interior designer but now work for a homeless health team. During the day our team provides outreach mental health assessment and treatment to the homeless within the inner city of Brisbane, Australia. At night I blog about beautiful houses. Quite a dichotomy. More than 100,000 men, women and children are homeless in Australia on any given night. Half of these are younger than 25. Today I heard that my usual real estate stalking website realestate.com.au has partnered with Mission Australia for the month of May to House the Homeless, a campaign to raise both funds and awareness of the plight of homeless people in Australia, and more specifically, Sydney. For each person who clicks on housesforthehomeless.com.au, realestate.com.au will donate $1 to Mission Australia, up to a total of $100,000. 100% of every dollar raised will go directly towards helping house the homeless so please make a difference and visit now. Click over and perhaps allay a little of the guilt that comes from dreaming of gorgeous and expensive rooms. Some people just dream of a safe place to sleep.

Yoli says:

I am running to click there NOW.

minxlj says:

Well done on your excellent work, it’s a worthy cause. Clicking away 🙂

pia says:

great post jo! am visiting the sites now xx

Just clicked! It’s good to help someone have a place to sleep – especially when I have the luxury of dreaming of, and decorating, beautiful homes…Thanks Jo. Great work.

The total is rapidly rising. Thanks everyone for clicking on the link!!!!!

kim. says:

I just clicked! Glad you posted this Jo!

Peggy says:

Great post. Jo, I am even more amazed by you. Creative genius and civic minded. Truly an inspiration. It’s shameful how many people are homeless in the United States.

Anonymous says:

i clicked! great post.

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