About Us

Principal purpose

Hayden’s Helping Hands was established to provide for the relief and alleviation of poverty, distress, misfortune and disadvantage suffered by people experiencing homelessness in Australia including through:

  • Distributing food and supplies to people experiencing homelessness through a network of volunteers, including in particular young people;

  • Improving access to basic human needs for people experiencing homelessness, including sanitation and clothing;

  • Creating opportunities for people experiencing homelessness to interact on a meaningful and mutually beneficial level with the community, particularly young people;

  • Promoting and raising awareness and understanding of homelessness, particularly among young Australians

Hayden Rujak


Hi my name is Hayden and I’m 15 years old. I was inspired to start this charity after my trip to the U.S.A in December 2014 because there were a lot of homeless people there. So I decided to help people at home in Australia

Stephanie Rujak


Hi my name is Stephanie and I’m 13 years old. After our trip to America my brother and I were very keen to start this charity and I love being a big part helping and raising awareness for the homeless.