The Coat & Blanket drive was sponsored by 6 different Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) at Raytheon: HOLA: Hispanic Organization for Leadership & Advancement RAIN: Raytheon American Indian Network RWN: Raytheon Women’s Network RAPA: Raytheon Asian Pacific Association RAYBEN: Raytheon Black Employees Network GLBTA: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender & Allies Among a vast array of both […]
We finally got over 1,000! Umm, my garage is really full. This is great! We are working on the distribution logistics now and we’ll begin distributing before Thanksgiving. We will be posting more details on that soon. Thanks to everyone for their help! I’ll be posting some info tomorrow about where todays count came from. […]
A super-big thanks to all of the people and businesses hosting drop locations and collecting coats and blankets! As of today we have 329, but lots of people out there collecting! A Girl Scout troop helped us out night by all bringing coats and blankets to their meeting. It was fun! Check out the pics!
Yard bags are great for collection! No bulky boxes to try and fit in your car, they’re inexpensive, most people have them already, they’re biodegradable, durable, easy to fill, easy to empty, easy to refill after sorting… Need I go on? These are simply wonderful! Moving blankets are great! It never occurred to me to collect moving blankets. […]
Donations via PayPal! And so you know what your money is going towards, we will be posting our transparent accounting records online for everyone to see. We had our first check donation today for $25. We used that to shop the sale racks at the thrift stores and used it to purchase as many $1 […]
Wouldn’t that be great to hear every time someone sees one of our collection boxes? Let’s place them all over North Texas! We can and will reach our goal of 5,723… right?? You can be a drop point just for your friends, without having to post your address on here. Just email or Facebook your […]
I have an idea on collecting coats and blankets on Halloween night! If you have a wagon or a bin with wheels, follow your kids with it. After they ‘trick or treat’, go behind them and give out one of these little mini-flyers… Once you hand it to them, ask for and old coat or […]
We have launched our project! Project Warm Us has begun! Here’s some basic info. The drop sites will be listed starting tomorrow. What is projectwarm.us? Project Warm Us is just a way to get some much needed warmth to the homeless. Our goal is to collect 5,723 coats and blankets to be distributed to the […]