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It’s winter time again in Melbourne and seems it’s more colder than ever! With this extreme weather I remembered those who are doing it tough and living on the streets. So I decided to visit HoMie, a shop of one of the charities close to my heart and bought an item in support of their cause.

If you’re not aware, HoMie is a streetwear clothing store that provides training, job opportunities and brand new clothing to people experiencing homelessness in Melbourne. Such an apt name which makes you feel invited, welcomed and cared for.

Every time you purchase clothing at HoMie, they donate a similar item of new clothing to a person experiencing homelessness. They also receive free haircuts, food, coffee, and a dignified shopping experience.

So come and visit their pop-up clothing store in Melbourne Central Shopping Centre, their new store on Brunswick Street in Fitzroy, and online at http://www.homiestreetstore.com.au All net proceeds go towards tackling homelessness.

For more info visit http://homelessofmelbourne.org

Ron is a fashion and sports photojournalist by passion and been doing freelance since 2010. Indeed a simple down-to-earth guy who's easy to get along with, well organised and communicate well with people. He has done and continue to do model shoots, covering fashion shows and sporting events including special occasions. Some of the celebrities and major fashion and sporting events he had covered are: The Sound of Music, Black Swan, Jennifer Hawkins, Heidi Klum, Serena Williams, Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix, Arnold Schwarzenegger Classics Australia, Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival, Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, Jayco Herald Sun Tour, Kooyong Classic, Swimming Victoria, Hyundai A-League, Netball Victoria, Australian Ice Hockey League, Netball Australia, Miss Universe Australia, Miss World Australia, among others.

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