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Help UPO Help the DC Homeless
Help UPO Help the DC Homeless
Help UPO Help the DC Homeless
Help UPO Help the DC Homeless
Aug 6, 2018

How many homeless children live on DC streets?

Homeless Children
Homeless Children

Youth Week Campaign 2018 - Monday August 6th – Sunday August 12th

There are nearly 3,000 homeless children in Washington, DC! UPO's Shelter Hotline transports those children, and their families, to shelters during severe and extreme weather. Throughout the year, our drivers also distribute comfort items, including water, clothing, feminine products, and food trays to the homeless. 

Your gift can make a significant difference in the lives of these children. Each gift could be matched at 100% and go twice as far in helping DC's homeless youth!

 $15 - Will provide 24 pairs of white socks

 $25 - Will provide 200 bottles of cold beverages

 $50 - Will provide 15 food trays 

Youth Week Campaign is now in progress! GlobalGiving is celebrating our work until Sunday, August 12, by providing matching funds and bonus prizes! Here's how you can help right now: 

  • All new recurring donations this week, up to $200 per donor, will be matched at 100%, as long as it remains active for a minimum of 4 total payments, and will provide meaningful, dependable support for the homeless children of DC. Please start your recurring donation today!
  • You can initiate a chance to win a bonus prize for the most donors to a project. Please tell 5 of your friends and family members about this great opportunity and ask them to join you in supporting the homeless children of DC this week!
  • Already donated? Please share what made you donate on Facebook with a link to Help UPO Help the Homeless of DC! 


Here's your chance to rejoin the movement. We invite you to continue your generous support of UPO’s mission of "uniting people with opportunities"




Temporary Shelter from Heat for Homeless Children
Temporary Shelter from Heat for Homeless Children
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United Planning Organization

Location: Washington, DC - USA
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @UPOinDC
Project Leader:
Mervyn Myers
Washington, DC United States
$34,487 raised of $50,000 goal
563 donations
$15,513 to go
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