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300 Homeless & Low-Income Clients Got The Welcome Warmth They Needed

Posted on December 5, 2016

Friday, December 2nd Thrive DC served over 300 people breakfast in the morning and outfitted them with winter coats, hats, scarves, gloves, and blankets.

Thank you to everyone who supported us this month with donation drives and purchases from our Amazon Wish List. Thanks to you we had many items available to choose from and almost everyone in need was able to be satisfied.

  • 432 Coats
  • 324 Winter Hats
  • 216 Scarves
  • 163 Sweaters & Jackets
  • 159 Pairs of Gloves
  • 65 Blankets

Just In Time

This comes just in time as Arctic winds are expected to hit Washington, DC Wednesday - Friday this week. Temperatures will drop to the mid 20's at night and struggle to rise above 40 degrees. The full outfitting Thrive DC was able to provide will hopefully prove lifesaving support to the individuals living outside in the freezing weather, risking hypothermia.

More To Come

Despite the strong showing this past Friday, Thrive DC will be hosting two more Coat Drives throughout the winter. Please help us spread the word to continue collecting much needed welcome warmth for our clients.¢

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