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Meet Tom

Yes, I know.  I post this story almost every year.  If you’ve read it, you can read it again or close this post.  I like to go back a read it as a reminder of my motivation to start Project Warm Us. The stark cold stung my face as I left my warm house.  The(…)

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Past Events

Past Events

Wow!  We now need an events page!  This is great!  If your group or organization is doing a coat & blanket drive to collect for projectwarm.us, please let us know and we’ll post it here!!! PAST EVENTS Operation Care International Christmas Gift 2012 - the nation’s largest party for the homeless.  Thousands of volunteer opportunities available.(…)

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Brrrr! The need is ongoing.

Brrrr! The need is ongoing.

While outside this morning for my boot camp workout, my water bottle started to freeze before the hour was even up (16 degrees, wind chill 3!). I couldn’t help but think about the homeless who don’t get to come home to a hot pot of coffee & a warm shower. THANK YOU all for your(…)

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Warming up the homeless in 2013 – Bring it on!

Warming up the homeless in 2013 – Bring it on!

A number of you have reached out to ask if we’ll be doing Project Warm Us again this year. With passion like you guys have, the answer is “Of Course!”. Please start collecting new and gently used coats and blankets. If you would like to host a collection spot (translated: a box on your porch,(…)

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Project Warm Us is done for 2012 – but you can still help the homeless

Project Warm Us is done for 2012 – but you can still help the homeless

Project Warm Us has drawn to a close for this year with distribution of all remaining coats and blankets at the Dec. 15th Operation Care Christmas Party for the homeless. While we don’t have an exact count on how many items we collected and distributed this year, we can tell you this: you made a(…)

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Please get your donations to one of our 3 main collection points

Please get your donations to one of our 3 main collection points

Out sorting coats and blankets this morning to get ready for distribution. I am keenly aware that each one I put my hands on means a homeless person right here near us will be not-so-cold this winter. It’s overwhelming. Thank you all for spreading the word. WE STILL NEED MANY MORE. You can drop donations(…)

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Get hands-on involved this holiday season

Get hands-on involved this holiday season

Many of you have reached out eager to get more hands-on in helping the homeless this holiday season – to get beyond gathering coats and blankets (which is awesome!) but to also be involved in distributing them or otherwise lending a hand. There are two Thanksgiving events we recommend: Mission Arlington Thanksgiving Day  - The(…)

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Have a porch?

Have a porch?

Have a front porch? Put it to work for good by hosting a Project Warm Us drop box! It’s just this easy: http://www.projectwarm.us/become-a-drop-location/ .  We’re on our way to collecting enough coats and blankets for every homeless person in Dallas by Thanksgiving.

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Start your engines! Project Warm Us 2012 is kicking off!

Start your engines! Project Warm Us 2012 is kicking off!

A year ago yesterday, a simple email started a huge blessing rolling: This is the 2nd year of Project Warm Us – collecting coats and blankets for the homeless.  Last year it started as idea to gather a few coats, which turned into a crazy goal to get one for every homeless person in Dallas(…)

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more distribution!!!

more distribution!!!

December 16 – Community Christmas Party in Frisco will be handing out coats to under-resourced children.  Estimated amount is about 300. December 17 – Operation Cares Christmas Gift is giving out new blankets and coats to the homeless community.  Many of these came from you! December 17 – The colonias in Mexico will be receiving(…)

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