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"
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"
Now that the holidays are over, Ryan and I will be working on getting the dozens and dozens of donations collected in the past few weeks out to the homeless shelters by Jan.1. Between the donations from Kingsway Mall and an additional six bags I picked up this week (Week of Dec.28), we are sitting […]Read more "Dozens of donations to deliver"
On Thursday, Dec. 24, Ryan and I showed up to Kingsway Mall to pick up the last of the donations from the donation bin. We were at a loss for words when we walked up to see the box filled to the top with donations and three extra boxes stacked around the donation bin. In […]Read more "26 bags on Dec.24"
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"