To all of you reading this, thank you. We are celebrating a huge milestone today. We collected our 1,000th bag of clothing since we started operating this year on November 1. This is completely unprecedented for us and we wanted to take the time to thank all of the folks who got us here, all […]Read more "Unprecedented record: 1,000 bags"
Hey everyone, Today is a big day! Not only does Monday, December 11, 2017 officially mark one week left in this year’s #bundleupyeg campaign, but we have set a big new record! As of this morning, we have collected and delivered 924 bags of clothing to Edmonton homeless shelters. To put this in perspective, in […]Read more "One week left & new record set"
By Jasmine Topham, #bundleupyeg founder Holy smackers guys…we have been busy and loving every minute of it! Thanks to all of your incredible donations, we have collected 847 bags of warm winter clothing and delivered all of that to Edmonton homeless shelters in just 37 days. I can’t believe it! We have made 46 deliveries […]Read more "847 bags in 37 days"
Hi everyone, I can’t even believe I’m saying this, but we have officially broken our 2016 record! In just 19 days, our #bundleupyeg team has collected and delivered 541 bags of warm winter clothing to Edmonton homeless shelters. This is by far our busiest season yet. To put things in perspective, last year we collected […]Read more "541 bags in 19 days!"
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"