WRAP WITH LOVE . WHAT THEY DO
'Cold humanity is our concern, people caring about other people.'
There are millions of people in the world suffering extreme cold. In 1992 Wrap with Love began with the idea to help as many people as possible by providing warm Wraps to ward off hypothermia and in the past 20 years we have sent more than 323,000 Wraps to people in over 75 countries, including Australia, with the help of our hardworking and generous volunteers.
Most of us can knit and sew. Just one square provides one twenty-eighth of warmth, and collectively, twenty-eight assembled squares create one whole warm and sheltering Wrap.
These photos have been taken at the warehouse of Wrap With Love in Alexandria. This is where the wraps are delivered to and where they are folded, sorted and packed into bags for transportation within Australia and overseas to 'cold humanity' by bona fide Aid Agencies. There is also an office/computers where all administration is carried out - in between our jobs - and if time allows we knit and/or sew squares into wraps. We are known as the 'Warehouse Wrappers'.
ABOUT WRAP WITH LOVE
Wrap with Love is a not for profit organisation incorporated with the Department of Fair Trading, NSW, Australia.
Wrap with Love has no annual membership fees or other regular financial support. We rely on your donations. No one is authorised to door-knock or collect money for Wrap With Love Inc. Donations are not tax deductible.
Wrap with Love is a non-denominational, non-racist and non-political organisation. It respects your privacy and does not give out the personal information of any volunteer, or any member of other organisations it comes into contact with.
WE DO NOT BUY, SELL, OR TRADE WRAPS
The Wraps we provide cannot be bought sold or traded. They are caring gifts from the people of Australia to the people of the world.
Over twenty non-denominational and non-political aid agencies collect Wraps from our warehouse in Alexandria, NSW, to distribute them to those in greatest need. We rely on an Australia-wide network of caring volunteers to knit, transport and assemble Wraps.
When Wraps are finished, you can either organise delivery through a local drop-off depot, post them directly to us, or personally drop them into our Sydney warehouse. To find out about how to send Wraps...
A NOTE FROM PORT MORESBY
These photos are taken at the dump in Port Moresby where several thousand people live and scrounge for food. They were very grateful for the wraps because it gets cold at night for them even in Port Moresby.