Homelessness is not just a COVID-19 health issue

A few weeks ago, my kids participated in the nostalgic (for me) experience of calling grandparents and close family friends to ask for charity sponsorship.

Instead of the one dollar promises of my youth, during the fiercely competed MS Readathons or the barley sugar haze of the 40-hour famine, some of these donations were much more substantial.

To be honest the terrible sacrifice my kids suffered whilst sleeping rough in a tent in our backyard was perhaps more suited to a gold coin donation than the dollars that were rolling