Hey team, We’ve put together a video to show you why we do what we do, and why your warm clothing donations matter. Check out the video on our Facebook page here. Here’s a quick look at the opening of the video. Click the link above to see the full clip! Thanks for watching! ❤ […]Read more "Video: #BundleupYEG"
Hi friends, We are back for our sixth season we couldn’t be more excited, or more prepared! This year we operate from Nov.17 to Dec. 17 and we are aiming to collect 1,300 bags of clothing for Edmonton homeless shelters and support organizations in just 31 days. I know we can do it. You know […]Read more "#BundleupYEG 2018: Community love"
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"
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!"
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) 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"
Today, Monday, Dec. 14, was the last day for our #bundleupyeg donation box at 102.3 Now! Radio studios. I’m so grateful for the opportunity to have worked with Now! Radio and their awesome team for the second year in a row for #bundleupyeg. This year, their donation box helped us collect dozens of bags/boxes of warm clothing […]Read more "Thank you, 102.3 Now! Radio. We’re at 125 bags!"
Thanks to generous Edmontonians, #bundleupyeg has collected a total of 19 bags/boxes of warm winter clothing for Edmonton’s homeless community so far. These donations (in addition to a few more coming in this week) will be dropped off at the Bissell Centre this Saturday (Oct. 31)! The next round of donations I collect will go […]Read more "Oct. 28 campaign update"
By Jasmine Franklin, Founder of #bundleupyeg Happy fall everyone! I hope this summer was kind to you and you’re prepared for the cold months ahead. Speaking of cold…for the third consecutive year, #bundleupyeg is back and I’m doing things a little bit differently this time around! But first, what is #bundleupyeg? For those of you […]Read more "#bundleupyeg is back for 2015!"