Project Warm-Up

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The Problem

In Sioux Falls, South Dakota there are approximately 700 homeless children, grades K-12. With Project Warm-Up, we would like to help keep these children warm in the cold South Dakota winters.

Plan of Action

I organized this project two years ago to help the homeless children in my community. I asked for help from my high school as well as the central planning center for the school district. I secured a location for the event to take place and then took on the task of gathering donations, either monetary or fabric donations. Then I posted flyers to gather volunteers from the community, and many people volunteered to provide food for the all day event.

Project Updates

Project Warm-Up will take place at the Instructional Planning Center in Sioux Falls December 13 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. If you would like to help make blankets, come to 201 E. 38th St. anytime between 10:00 and 5:00. If you would like to donate either fleece or money, you can drop it off on 12/13 or you can contact Kaitlin Vik at kaitlin.vik@usd.edu or Tracy Vik at tracy.vik@k12.sd.us. Hope to see you there!

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