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Please help us continue to clothe the homeless by making an online contribution to our cause.
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Gifts for the Homeless, Inc.
Department Number 0046
Washington, DC 20073-0046
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Help gear up for our annual used clothing drive to benefit the Washington, DC area homeless! Your generous contributions and volunteer time are needed again this year to serve more than 63 local shelters and other organizations that depend on GFTH to clothe homeless men, women and children. New to the drive? Check out our NBC4 news appearance
and Legal Times blog
that will fill you in on how it all works! A special thanks to the area firms and offices
and Kane Office movers
that help us each year! PLEASE NOTE: TO ENSURE THAT WE MEET HOMELESS SHELTER AND PROVIDER NEEDS, IT IS BEST FOR US TO RECEIVE CLOTHING DONATONS AT THE SORTHING SITE ANYTIME ON FRIDAY OR ON SATURDAY MORNING ONLY. THANK YOU!
A big congrats to #bandingtogether2013
champion Paul Hasting's
, Hunton & Williams
', and Arent Fox's
The Unnamed Party! You rock!
Special mention goes to second place finisher Sutherland Asbill's
Sutherland Comfort and third place finisher Steptoe & Johnson's
Attractive Nuisance. With all of your generous help, love and support, over $277,000
was raised from Banding Together: Battle of the Law Firm Bands
to purchase and distribute essential new clothing at bulk low wholesale prices for the DC area homeless, including socks, underwear, hats and gloves.An extra special thanks go to our wonderful 67 sponsors
.We also are so pumped about our wonderful mc's who revved up the crowd and promoted our cause -- WNEW's Amy Morris, Capital Weather Gang
, Jack Evans (D.C. Council)
(and also running for DC Mayor) and Tommy Wells for Mayor 2014
. And of course we could not finish our thanks without mentioning our 18 law firm bands -- we sincerely appreciate all of the hard work put in to get ready for the event and that you brought high energy, great tunes
, and played you hearts out.
Gifts for the Homeless, Inc. (GFTH) is a non-profit corporation comprised of lawyers and staff from area law firms and other legal organizations that volunteer in their spare time and that has been serving the homeless of Washington, DC since 1986. GFTH holds a used clothing drive each December and holds a battle of the law firm bands charity concert each summer to serve area shelters and also raises money used to purchase new clothing for homeless men, women and children. Every dollar GFTH receives from the public through donations is used to purchase and distribute essential clothing for the homeless in the DC metropolitan area.