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"
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!"
Exciting news everyone – between one pickup over the weekend and donations collected today from the #bundleupyeg box located at Kingsway Mall, we collected an additional seven bags of clothing bringing us to a total of 100 bags collected since October. Which means…. We’ve reached 50% of our goal for 200 bags total before Dec. 28! I know we […]Read more "We reached 50% of our goal!!"
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!"
When Ashley Green (of Love Letters 2 Strangers) and I (Jasmine Franklin) teamed up to create #bundleoflove we couldn’t have asked for a more magical afternoon. On Sunday, Dec. 7 roughly 50 people joined us at Cory Christopher design studios in Edmonton for the #bundleoflove workshops where Edmontonians could drop off warm clothing donations for #bundleupyeg as well as write letters […]Read more "#bundleoflove a huge success"