The Footpath Library (TFL) chairperson, Barbara McKellar facilitated a wonderful think tank with several local libraries on February 6. Attended by reps from Waverley Library, Newcastle Library, State Library of NSW, and City of Sydney Libraries the group discussed the challenges and perspectives in working with homeless people. The session was also aimed at uncovering […]
Event complete! The team completed the ride and raised over $10k – awesome effort! Read the race report here | Look at pics here Once again, a dedicated team of bike riders and fundraisers under the banner of Team BNY Mellon are took part in the Goulburn to Sydney Charity Ride on Sunday 15 September […]
“Homeless Persons Week is an opportunity for us all to reflect on how we can enrich the lives of homeless people. It’s important that all Australians recognise our homeless community as valuable members of society, many of whom are living on the streets or in shelters after a sudden change in their circumstance has led […]
ABC News “The Footpath Library is encouraging reading amongst the homeless in Sydney” – 24 July 2013
On a bitingly cold night beneath the high rises of corporate Australia, Sydney’s homeless search for nourishment for their minds with the books from The Footpath Library. Click here to watch the video.
Winners of The Footpath Library-Macquarie Bank Short Story competition announced by Judging Panel Chairman, Richard Glover
At a Sydney Writer’s Festival-linked event, hosted by Macquarie Banking and Financial Services this morning, the winners of the inaugural The Footpath Library and Macquarie Bank Short Story competition were announced. Patron of The Footpath Library, esteemed journalist and author, Peter FitzSimons AM, welcomed the winners and guests. “The Short Story competition is an initiative […]