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Poverty

The Emmaus Center Homeless Shelter

August 29, 2010

Our final nominee for the August edition of Sweatshirt Blanket’s Spread Your Warmth program in the Emmaus Center, a homeless shelter in Ellsworth, Maine. The Emmaus Center exists to provide a safe and comfortable environment for homeless men, women and families in need of temporary shelter who are willing to work towards ending their homelessness.

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The Kitchen cares with dignity and compassion

August 24, 2010

Our next nominee for the August edition of Sweatshirt Blanket’s Spread Your Warmth campaign is Springfield, Missouri’s own The Kitchen. This organization was founded on Palm Sunday in 1983 by Sister Lorraine as a soup kitchen and served their first meal at St. Agnes Grade School Cafeteria.

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Modest Needs seeks to stop poverty cycle

July 26, 2010

The fifth nominee for July’s Spread Your Warmth campaign is Modest Needs. Founded in 2002, Modest Needs is an award-winning public charity whose mission is to to stop the cycle of poverty before it starts for low-income workers whom conventional philanthropy has forgotten.

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Cherry Street Mission

July 14, 2010

The first nominee for the July edition of Sweatshirt Blanket’s Spread Your Warmth Campaign is the Cherry Street Mission. Their mission is to serve all who come to them in need and to provide purposeful discipleship by rescuing the downtrodden, restoring home to the hopeless and releasing God’s greatness to those they serve.

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