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Bless the Homeless Event - April 2013

Bless the Homeless Event

 

April 6, 2013

We will distribute clothing to

homeless men, women and children

 

We are accepting donations of all clothing items and shoes

 

Volunteers are needed to bring the items below for the blessing bags

Toothpaste

Toothbrush and cover

Deodorant

Lotion

Shaving cream and razors

Hair brush or comb

Face towel

Soap and soap cover

Conditioning shampoo

Feminine hygiene products (tampons or pads)

 

These are everyday things that can be bought in any dollar store that we can make such a difference in a homeless person's life

 

Please SIGN UP to bring these items by clicking on the following link:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0F4CAEAB2FA64-1stsaturday3

 

Volunteers can also bring snacks such as fruit, salty and sweet treats

in our little snack packs

 

We will be sorting and packaging from 10:30am to 12pm

at the Norcross storage unit

From 12:30pm to 1:00pm, we will be passing out the blessings

on the streets of Atlanta

 

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  • Tanya L.

    A wonderful cause got lost in the shuffle forgot to check in we brought a lot of things that went in separate units

    April 6, 2013

  • Tanya L.

    A great cause to be a part of. Hope this helps a lot of people in need

    2 · April 6, 2013

  • Roz

    I'm still amazed at how many volunteers came out and blessed this event.

    2 · April 6, 2013

  • Samira S.

    It was a blessing to be part of it... My schedulew is marked every 1st Sat from now on

    2 · April 6, 2013

  • Vinette

    This was my first time attend
    ing and I must say it warmed my heart to see everyone come together for the good of the whole. This event is truly a community effort ; adults, children, groups, organizations etc. I feel blessed to be apart of such greatestness!

    1 · April 6, 2013

  • Kesha Chanel P.

    Don't think I'll make it. Underestimated the timing of my out of town trip. Sorry.

    April 5, 2013

  • Kesha Chanel P.

    Can we just do the distribution part this time?

    1 · April 5, 2013

    • Roz

      Absolutely.

      April 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Roz, this will be my first time volunteering with this Meetup group, and I would like to know if we will be leaving the storage site after sorting the items? Will we be taking the items to a different location to distribute the blessings?

    April 5, 2013

    • Roz

      Hello Tracee....yes we will be going to downtown Atlanta to distribute the blessing bags for all interested people that want to go to that location.

      April 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have a bunch of men clothing to donate, can I bring it with me on Saturday or do I need to drop them off somewhere before Saturday??

    1 · April 5, 2013

  • Roz

    All South Self Storage has just donated a large storage unit to Lift Up Atlanta. We will be using that as a clothing closet. We are looking for donations of clothing, shoes, portable shelves and clothing racks. If you have these items and know someone who does, please let me know.

    April 3, 2013

    • Vinette

      That's great! I have items I will be bringing on Saturday (clothing for all ages). No clothing racks though.

      1 · April 4, 2013

  • melanie

    I'd love to, but I can't this day. I do have a food bit of men's clothing to donate, though. How can I do that?

    1 · April 3, 2013

    • Roz

      Please contact me and we can arrange to meet to get those items.

      April 3, 2013

  • melanie

    I'd love to, but I can't this day. I do have a food bit of men's clothing to donate, though. How can I do that?

    1 · April 3, 2013

  • Roz

    If you would like to be a volunteer team captain for this Bless the Homeless event where you lead one of the stations, please let me know.

    April 3, 2013

  • Roz

    Please let me know if anyone has any portable clothes racks to donate. We are transforming one of our units into a clothing closet for those in the community that need these blessings.

    March 28, 2013

  • Roz

    We will taking clothing and shoe donations as well. The men stated that they need work boots if anyone has any.

    March 28, 2013

  • Megan

    Count Me In. When will you all be passing out the clothes in Atlanta?

    1 · March 28, 2013

    • Roz

      April 6th around 1230pm

      March 28, 2013

  • Roz

    We need donations for April 6th. Please sign up for bringing personal hygiene items and snacks on the following link http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0F4CAEAB2FA64-1stsaturday3

    March 27, 2013

  • Vinette

    Can my whole family come....can I invite more people to come help?

    1 · March 27, 2013

    • Roz

      @Vinette....absolutely..­.invite your whole family. The more the merrier. Please spread the word.

      March 27, 2013

  • Carla W.

    I have a prior commitment that morning. Is there a place we can drop off supplies in advance?

    March 26, 2013

    • Roz

      @Carla....Absolutely we can take the supplies early. I live in Norcross and we can meet anytime before the meetup.

      March 27, 2013

  • Vanessa

    The AOLA( A ONE LADIES ASSOCIATION) would love to be at this event!!

    1 · March 25, 2013

  • Rachana

    Toiletries

    1 · March 5, 2013

  • Samira S.

    I will be attending with my 11yr old who will assist and help.. Thank you. Naima

    1 · March 5, 2013

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