Swags for Homeless provides free Backpack Beds to street sleeping homeless - interim crisis measure (Emergency Relief) for those turned away from shelters.
Australia has 16,375 street sleeping homeless every night (ABS 2006).
Backpack Beds improve homeless Health / Safety / Self esteem / Sleep / Warmth / Comfort and show homeless that people do care.
"My swag is the best & most efficient item I've been given since being homeless. Anyone living on the streets would really appreciate having one. As do I. For me, it was a Real Lifesaver. Thanks heaps." Renee (young homeless woman, Melbourne)