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"
Posted on Dec. 8 by Jasmine Topham (formerly Frankln) A lot can change in three days… As you guys know, we launched this year’s #bundleupyeg campaign on Nov.1 with a mission to collect 130 bags of warm clothing to deliver to homeless shelters throughout the city. This past Tuesday, (just a little more than one […]Read more "215 bags in seven weeks!"
Hey guys, Today my husband Ryan (pictured above) was a #bundleupyeg machine and collected 40 bags of clothing from a generous donor (Christalene), 102.3 Now! Radio (our 6th pickup since Nov.1) and a donation box in a downtown building. He then delivered all 40 of those bags to Hope Mission and Bissell Centre — all […]Read more "40 bags on Dec. 6 means 180 total"
Thanks to the generosity of Edmontonians, we have already surpassed our #bundleupyeg 2016 campaign goal to collect 130 bags of warm clothing for local homeless shelters! But we aren’t stopping there. We are now challenging Edmontonians to see just how many clothing donations we can bring in. To date, our record total is 170 bags […]Read more "2016 goal reached: new goal is 200 bags"
By Jasmine Topham (Franklin) Thanks to the hard work of 53 Grade 6 students, more than 100 Edmontonians in need will have a hat to keep them warm this winter. On Nov.1 (the day #bundleupyeg 2016 launched), I was contacted by Robin Kinasevich, a Grade 6 teacher at Bisset School in Edmonton, about a class project […]Read more "53 students knit 102 hats for #bundleupyeg"