Rough it for those doing it tough.

Help end homelessness.

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Why rough it?

How your challenge can help us end homelessness

How to take part

Learn how you can get sponsored to rough it and help people experiencing homelessness.

Rough it to help tackle homelessness

We know we can end homelessness in Melbourne, but we need your help. Take part in the Roughin’ It Challenge to raise money and show your solidarity with people who have nowhere safe to sleep. 

Live with no bed, one bag of belongings and just $10 a day for 24 or 48 hours. Ask your family, friends and others to sponsor you to complete the challenge.

The money you raise will help Launch Housing to end homelessness.

The experience you have will open your eyes to just some of the challenges people experience every day.

Brooke Blurton joins the challenge!

Proud Noongar-Yamatji woman, youth worker, mental health advocate, business owner and reality TV star, Brooke Blurton, has joined the Launch Housing family as ambassador for the Roughin’ It Challenge and we couldn’t be more excited to have Brooke on board! Find out more below.

Brooke Blurton's story


Mayor Conroy joins the challenge!

Frankston City Council Mayor Nathan Conroy is participating in this year’s Roughin’ It Challenge to raise awareness about homelessness.

“Homelessness is fundamentally a national human rights issue that not only needs to be spoken about, but addressed,” Mayor Conroy explained.

Frankston City Council is committed to reducing homelessness by providing information and referrals for people requiring assistance to appropriate service providers, monitoring data, building awareness and advocating for change.



people are doing the challenge!


raised to help end homelessness

  • Anonymous just donated $31.65
  • Gwenda jarman just donated $104.40
  • Emma Fuller just donated $52.20
  • Anton Bitossi just donated $70
  • Payal just donated $104.40
  • Aleisha just donated $15.66
  • Suzanne Henderson just donated $26.10
  • Leeann Stevens just donated $10.44
  • Yeony kim just donated $104.40
  • Michael Ticehurst just donated $50
  • Tara Grant just donated $20
  • Anonymous just donated $26.10
  • Maheshwar Thaker just donated $26.10
  • Eve Thompson just donated $26.10
  • Jamie Rodger-Murray just donated $208.80
  • Pete Black just donated $78.30
  • Monika just donated $104.40
  • Vivek Shetty just donated $52.20
  • Anonymous just donated $26.10
  • Lachlan Strong just donated $52.20




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