CSF Annual Report 2017 CSF Annual Report - 24.10.17 FINAL - Page 25

Reaching our Community Through Services, Projects and Partnerships Bayside Creating Change Campaign The Bayside Creating Change Community Campaign ran from May 8th - 28th 2017 and sought to challenge the often negative way that people view homelessness. CSF was proud to be involved with the campaign that promot- ed the message pf ‘homeless not hopeless’ and engaged shoppers and stakeholders - such as the paper crane sta- tion - while raising some much needed funds for CSF. Creating change pods Each of the three in-centre ‘thought pods’ told a real story of someone who has been helped at CSF and showcased the diverse nature of homelessness. Customers could take a moment to listen and connect to the stories of three McClelland Sculpture Park & Gallery Bayside hosted a charity luncheon with prominent mem- bers of the Frankston Business Network and guest speaker Stacey Currie. Stacey, a local to Frankston, inspired the crowd with her own firsthand experience of homelessness and how she transformed her life. Hoyts Movie night Bayside, alongside retail partners Hoyts, hosted a screen- ing of the latest blockbuster movie - the event was a sell-out with the proceeds of 170 ticket sales going directly to CSF’s Emergency Relief Program. locals - as well as hearing their hardship - the stories also told of how Community Support Frankston volunteers helped to change the direction of their lives for the better. Community Support Frankston | Annual Report 2017 25