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Share the Dignity 2018

For immediate release

12 November 2018


Strathfield Council is joining hands with Share the Dignity this Christmas!


Share the Dignity is launching It’s in the Bag Christmas campaign collection from 16 November to 2 December. The campaign strives to address the needs of women and girls living on the street, and in sheltered or crisis accommodation and make a difference by showing empathy, compassion and kindness to brighten their Christmas.

According to Homelessness Australia, statistics reveal that domestic violence and relationship issues are the biggest factors contributing to homelessness in NSW. It is also shown that many who are homeless, at risk or are victims of domestic violence are women.

Council encourages all local residents to participate by donating a handbag in new or in good condition with female personal care, sanitary and hygienic items that will make a woman feel special and loved. Handbags can be dropped off at Strathfield Council’s Customer Service Centre located at 65 Homebush Road, Strathfield.

Share the Dignity this Christmas.


For further information, please call Council’s Community Services on 9748 9999 or visit





For media enquiries, please contact:

Naomi Searle

Strathfield Council

9748 9992 or 0437 669 207