Unity's Eight in Eight Drive

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Eight Items in Eight Weeks:
Warm Hearts, Warm Lives

Join Our 2023-2024 Winter Donation Drive!

Serving Our Community

Your Donations Make the Difference

This fall, Unity of Springfield is committed to making winter a little warmer for those in need. Join us in our 8-week long Crisis Cold Weather Shelter Donation Drive running from September to October 2023. Each week, we highlight a specific item that is crucial for the well-being of our shelter's guests. Whether it's a cup of hot coffee to start the day or essential toiletries, your generosity can make a world of difference.

Weekly Donation Highlights:

  • Week 1: Coffee (9/3)
  • Week 2: Hot Chocolate Packets (9/10)
  • Week 3: Sugar or Coffee Creamer (9/17)
  • Week 4: Individual Oatmeal Packets (9/24)
  • Week 5: Granola Bars (10/1)
  • Week 6: Ramen Cup of Soups (10/8)
  • Week 7: Paper Towels (10/15)
  • Week 8: Toilet Paper (10/22)

How to Donate:

  1. In-Person: Drop off your donations at Unity of Springfield during our regular operating hours.
  2. Online: Purchase directly from our Amazon Wishlist and have it shipped to our location. 


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🗓 Event Dates: September 3, 2023, to October 22, 2023
🎁 Special Incentive: Donate all 8 featured items and get entered in a drawing to win $100!
🔖 Drawing Date: October 29, 2023

***You do not need to make the donations on the exact date/week of the drive. If you miss a week, you can catch up the following week.

Win a $100 Prize in Our Special Giveaway!

As a thank-you for your generosity, we're offering a special incentive for donors. Contribute all 8 items from our weekly wish list, and you'll be automatically entered into a drawing for a $100 prize! It's our way of showing appreciation for your support and kindness. The winner will be announced on October 29, 2023. Don't miss this chance to make a difference and win!

⚠️ Note: If you're donating online, please email us at shelter@unityofspringfield.org to make sure your name is included in the drawing.

Why We Shelter

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Let's join hands to bring warmth and comfort to those who need it most this winter.

Every item, every donation counts!


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