Two years ago, Gali and Maddy created ‘The Good Box’  – an organisation that creates beautifully packaged boxes to give to those experiencing homelessness as an alternative to giving money.

Amid the coronavirus panic, these boxes are needed more than ever.

The boxes are full of the essentials that people at the supermarkets are fighting over, such as canned foods and baby wipes, which are necessary in times like these.

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Hi friends! PLEASE READ: As you are all aware, COVID19 is having an impact on the whole world at this point. We are wishing you all health and safety at this time. At this moment, our priority as The Good Box, is to make sure some of our most marginalised and vulnerable groups are looked after. The homeless community don’t have many options to go ‘self isolate’, they don’t have easy access to hygiene products and they don’t have the finances to bulk buy. We are working with our charity partners such as @dignityltd and @jewishhouse to provide those experiencing homelessness with Good Boxes (which have the essentials needed for individuals at this time). Good Boxes also include a personalised note to the recipient, which can be really helpful in an isolating and tense time like this. We are asking FOR YOUR HELP! If you are in the financial position to donate a Good Box today, it would really mean a lot to those who are in dire need at this time. You can also write a personalised note to someone in need and remind them that they are cared about <3. Times like these are hard on everyone but they are even harder for those who are already in need. It’s not all doom and gloom and it’s important to also watch some cat videos ( or cute puppy videos if you’re dog people like us) and smile but it’s also important to note that we can all make a difference in some way <3. Together, we’ve got this! Sending lots of love, Gali and Maddy (Consent and permission granted for the use of this picture).

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MERRY CHRISTMAS EVE ❤️🎁 //WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned photographs may contain images of deceased persons which may cause sadness or distress. // Thank you from the bottom of our hearts to everyone who supported us/ purchased a Good Box for someone in need this Christmas 📦🙏🏻 This picture is of our two friends receiving Good Boxes for Christmas at a @orangeskyau shift in Townsville. These wonderful ladies were so happy and grateful and said it had been a long time since they’d received Christmas gifts. These ladies were very happy to have their picture taken and were so excited they asked for a copy! More images to come of our friends receiving Good Boxes for Christmas 📦🙏🏻🎁 #dogoodwiththegoodbox

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In partnership with charities like Orange Sky Australia, Dignity, Jewish House, Headspace and more, these boxes are distributed to those experiencing homelessness.

Understandably, they have never been busier than they are now. They are getting countless calls a day from their charity partners requiring boxes during this tough time, which is why they need your help.

Aussies are being encouraged to buy a box online, which will then get shipped to a charity partner to be safely distributed to those experiencing homelessness.

It’s times like these that we need to work together.

Click here to donate a box.