7 episodes

Have you ever thought about what it's like to be homeless? This podcast brings you into the heart of our world-first free mobile laundry and shower service, dedicated to supporting people experiencing homelessness and hardship. Hear how small acts of kindness can make a lasting impact, challenge stereotypes and strengthen the power of friendship. Proudly produced by Orange Sky Australia, we bring you stories recorded during outreach shifts in communities across the country.

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Have you ever thought about what it's like to be homeless? This podcast brings you into the heart of our world-first free mobile laundry and shower service, dedicated to supporting people experiencing homelessness and hardship. Hear how small acts of kindness can make a lasting impact, challenge stereotypes and strengthen the power of friendship. Proudly produced by Orange Sky Australia, we bring you stories recorded during outreach shifts in communities across the country.

    Thanks For Not Taking Advantage Of My Brother

    Thanks For Not Taking Advantage Of My Brother

    Meet Jordan - our first friend and the reason Orange Sky exists today. An educated man with a supportive family who fell on tough times. When Orange Sky was just a van and two washing machines, Jordan trusted us. That one conversation is what started it all.

    To learn more about Orange Sky, visit us at: www.orangesky.org.au
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 35 min
    We're Stuck Here, So Let's Have A Chat

    We're Stuck Here, So Let's Have A Chat

    Co-founders Nic and Lucas tell us the story of their friendship, the community that supported them and where they are today. We hear from their families, partners and school teachers who helped from the sidelines as they turned a simple idea into something special.

    To learn more about Orange Sky, visit us at: www.orangesky.org.au

     
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 27 min
    The Perfect Legacy, The Van Named After My Dad

    The Perfect Legacy, The Van Named After My Dad

    A heartfelt tribute to Rob, a volunteer whose limitless generosity left a lasting impact. This episode celebrates how small gestures and simply being there can make a big difference. Rob's passing was felt by the entire Orange Sky community, but his legacy continues to inspire us all.

    To learn more about Orange Sky, visit us at: www.orangesky.org.au
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 31 min
    To me, it was just a load of washing

    To me, it was just a load of washing

    Imagine finding family in the most unexpected places. This episode unfolds the beautiful stories of friendship formed in the unique setting Orange Sky provides. Through genuine chats between volunteers and people experiencing homelessness, we reveal how every conversation is a bridge to deeper understanding and unexpected friendships.

    To learn more about Orange Sky, visit us at: www.orangesky.org.au
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 24 min
    The Motel Of A Million Stars

    The Motel Of A Million Stars

    Ros ran a successful business and cherished her family, yet personal challenges led her to experience homelessness. Her fierce independence and dedication to helping others not only challenge our perceptions but also reveal the complex reality of homelessness. This episode highlights the importance of seeing beyond stereotypes.

    To learn more about Orange Sky, visit us at: www.orangesky.org.au
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 28 min
    They are not just people, they are our friends

    They are not just people, they are our friends

    Imagine running a successful business one day and facing homelessness the next. This episode explores the real-life impact of sudden change and the value of friends who stand by us. It examines the fine line between stability and crisis, celebrating the friendships that sustain us through the toughest times.

    To learn more about Orange Sky, visit us at: www.orangesky.org.au

     
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 26 min

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