Sleep-out to show how hard life can be

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - @SCHOOL -

YEAR 5 and 6 stu­dents of St Au­gus­tine’s Moss­man par­tic­i­pated in the an­nual St. Vin­cent de Paul Win­ter sleep-out.

The Vin­nies Sleep-out pre­sented stu­dents with an in­sight into some of com­plex is­sues fac­ing many Aus­tralians who sleep on the streets each night.

Along with blan­kets, stu­dents suc­cess­fully raised funds to pur­chase two “Back­pack swags” that were do­nated to the lo­cal chap­ter of St Vin­cent De Paul.

This ini­tia­tive was pro­moted by Year 5 stu­dent Bai­ley Vance.

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