Hi everyone, This year’s campaign is off to a roaring start thanks to your generous warm clothing donations! In the 13 days since we’ve launched #bundleupyeg on November 1, we have collected 339 bags of warm clothing donations and distributed that clothing to Bissell Centre, Boyle Street, Hope Mission and The Mustard Seed! You guys […]Read more "339 bags in 13 days!"
Hi everyone, As always, you have stepped up to the call to action for warm winter clothing! As temperatures have plumetted this week and snow has blanketed our city, there was a dire need for warm winter clothing to help keep the Edmonton homeless community safe and warm. You responded in droves to the call. […]Read more "Busy bees: 60 bags in 5 days"
Hi everyone, First of all – thank you! Your outpouring of request for donations has been incredible. We have tons of pickups lined up and we’re ready to collect and deliver your warm things to our local homeless shelters who are in dire need for them right now. I delivered our first load of donations […]Read more "Donations needed: socks, mitts, hats"
By Jasmine Topham, #bundleupyeg founder Edmonton, we’re back for our fifth season and we couldn’t be happier! This year we will be operating from November 1 to December 18, 2017 to collect and deliver your warm clothing donations to Edmonton homeless shelters, free of charge. Clean out your closets and get your warm clothing donations […]Read more "#bundleupyeg is back for 2017!"
By Jasmine Topham (formerly Franklin) That’s a wrap everyone! #bundleupyeg is officially done for another year and we far exceeded our original goal of 130 bags. Words can’t describe how grateful, happy and stunned I am at this year’s campaign, so I’ll share some numbers with you to try and break it down. Between Nov.1 […]Read more "510 bags! #bundleupyeg 2016 comes to a close"
By Jasmine Topham, Hi everyone! This week has been insane but I’ll do my best to provide a quick update. We’re currently at 491 bags which means we only need to collect and deliver 9 more before tomorrow to reach 500 bags total since Nov.1! We have a ton of pickups planned so I don’t […]Read more "9 bags until we hit 500"
By Jasmine Topham (formerly Franklin) We are into our last week of #bundleupyeg! As of this morning, we sit at 426 bags of clothing collected and delivered to Edmonton homeless shelters since Nov.1. Our original goal was 130 bags! Today, we are expecting to bring around 35-40 bags to the Mustard Seed. With five days […]Read more "Last week for #bundleupyeg"
By Jasmine Topham (formerly Franklin) *Keep reading below for our current collection and delivery totals Today was officially the last day to drop off #bundleupyeg donations at 102.3 Now! Radio Studios. After hosting a box there for two months, we are beginning to wind down our campaign as we are about to enter our final […]Read more "Can we reach 500 bags?"
By Jasmine Topham (formerly Franklin) I am truly at a loss for words. Today we collected 40 bags of clothing from 102.3! Now Radio and 16 bags from the Kingsway Mall donation box bringing us to a total of 283 bags collected since Nov.1 and delivered to local homeless shelters throughout the city. The donations […]Read more "56 bags in one day brings us to 283 total"
By Jasmine Topham (Franklin) I woke up to some amazing news — our #bundleupyeg project has been featured in a “2016 list of awesome people” article written Edmonton Sun columnist Marty Forbes. Ryan and I are absolutely honoured to be included in this list among some incredible Edmontonians. If there’s one thing this list proves, […]Read more "Featured in Edmonton Sun article"