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Department Number 0046
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November 25th, 2013 at 6:19 am

Jr Girl Scout Troop 3897, including leader Dominique Trudeau, graciously held a pre-clothing drive at the Palisades Farmers’ Market in Washington, DC last Saturday, November 23rd to benefit Gifts for the Homeless.  The girls also kindly served hot tea and baked goodies for people dropping-off donations.

Thank you Troop 3897!  We appreciate your efforts, especially in the cold weather, to bring attention to our cause and to collect donations that will go to the DC metro area homeless through our annual clothing drive.  Thanks also goes to Tommye Grant for helping to make this happen!

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October 4th, 2013 at 7:58 pm

2013 CAMPAIGN SUMMARY

  • GFTH is the only coordinated effort by D.C.’s legal community to help the area’s homeless.
  • GFTH is run by volunteers and has no overhead or administrative costs, so 100% of the donations we receive go to the homeless. All out-of-pocket costs are covered by donations from the Board of Directors and in-kind materials are donated by participating law firms and members of the Board.
  • In over 25 years, GFTH has raised over $3.5 million to purchase new clothing.
  • Last year’s effort was a huge success.
    • Last winter, the value of new clothing and blankets delivered area homeless shelters was over $1.5 million!
    • Approximately 70 firms and other organizations participated in the Used Clothing Drive.
    • 300 volunteers sorted over 4,000 bags of used clothing and delivered them to 65 Washington,
  • D.C. area shelters and service providers to the homeless.

Used Clothing Drive

  • Save the Date: Friday through Sunday – December 6-8, 2013!
  • Location: Portals III Complex – 12th and D Streets, SW, Washington, DC, First Floor on D Street side.
  • Please donate any of these items by the morning of Friday, December 6th:
    • used clothing of all kinds, but especially winter sweaters, coats, hats, and gloves, and
    • especially for men and children as the need is greatest
    • sleeping bags and blankets
    • business clothes for men and women at transitional shelters
    • sheets, pillow cases, and towels
    • travel-sized toiletries — shampoo and soap
    • shoes
    • household items
  • Volunteering opportunities are available on Friday, December 6th (unloading unsorted clothing, some sorting, and some deliveries); Saturday, December 7th (sorting, bagging and deliveries) and Sunday, December 8th (final deliveries and breaking down our site – morning only).
  • Volunteers are needed to sort and deliver clothing, including drivers with minivans or SUVs! Please go to www.gfth.org and visit the volunteering page

New Clothing Fundraising

  • Your contributions make a difference!
    • $25 purchases 5 dozen pairs of men’s socks
    • $33 purchases 1 dozen children’s heavy thinsulate-lined gloves
    • $50 buys 1 dozen heavy weight sweatshirts
    • $100 buys 1 dozen bubble jackets
    • $250 purchases 5 dozen sets of kid’s thermal underwear.
  • We purchase in bulk at deep discounts, so the actual value of what we provide is much higher — your dollars work harder when you put them to use with us!
  • You can contribute via check or online with your credit card.
  • Checks should be made payable to “Gifts for the Homeless, Inc.” and mailed to Gifts for the Homeless, Inc., Department Number 0046, Washington, DC 20073-0046 (No FedEx or UPS deliveries please).
    • You can donate online via the Donating page at www.gfth.org.
    • If you donate during the Used Clothing Drive period – November/December – please indicate your firm, agency or organizational affiliation so we can credit your group for your generosity.
  • All donations are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law, because we are an Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization.

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October 4th, 2013 at 7:53 pm

Save the date! The 2013 clothing drive will be December 6-8. The drive is located at D Street between 12th and 13th, SW. See you there!

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July 5th, 2013 at 2:56 pm

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May 29th, 2013 at 12:56 pm

Banding Together Confirmed Sponsors

Legend

Hogan Lovells US LLP

10th Anniversary

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Hall of Fame

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Foley & Lardner LLP
Paul Hastings LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley, Emrich & Walsh, P.C.

Platinum Record

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Alston & Bird LLP
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Constantine Cannon LLP
Cooley LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP
Law Office of Richard P. Goldberg, PLLC
The National Law Journal | Legal Times
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
Perkins Coie LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Wilson-Epes Printing Co., Inc.

Gold Record

Arent Fox LLP
Arnold & Porter LLP
Chadbourne & Parke LLP
FSO – Forrest Solutions Onsite Outsourcing
GaiaTech – Environmental Risk Managed
Hunton & Williams LLP
Huron Legal
Law Firm Vendors Association
TransPerfect Legal Solutions
Vinson & Elkins L.L.P.
White & Case, LLP

Rock Star

Crowell & Moring LLP
Dawson & Associates
ENVIRON
Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
Innovative Discovery, LLC
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak, & Stewart, P.C.
Ricoh Legal
Scarab Consulting
Stroz Friedberg
Sughrue Mion, PLLC
TRAK Legal
TRU Staffing Partners
Washington Express Corporation
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Promoter

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.
Capitol Process Services Inc.
Dow Lohnes
Dykema Gossett PLLC
Flex Discovery
Henderson Legal Services, Inc.
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Lerman Senter PLLC
LightSpeed LLC
Morrison & Foerster LLP
National Capital Area Paralegal Association
Pat Taylor and Associates, Inc.
ProLegal Services
Quick Int’l Courier
Special Counsel
StoneTurn Group, LLP
Sunny’s Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation
Tower Legal Solutions
Venable LLP

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