Spread the Warmth

$1,807 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 31 people in 3 months
Created October 16, 2018
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Tiesta Tea Foundation
It is estimated that over 80,000 Chicagoans are homeless and struggle to survive the brutal cold every winter. Imagine standing outside in below-zero temperatures without gloves, and having to do that all night for weeks on end. It is a tragic problem, but one we can all solve. To help those in need, we gather one night a year to spread our warmth through our beautiful city of Chicago - sharing tea, conversation, and kindness with those who feel Chicago’s cold shoulder the most.

Spread the Warmth is an event held by the Tiesta Tea Foundation every January to provide warmth and everyday necessities to our fellow Chicagoans in need. Each year, volunteers from across our community gather together to pass out hot tea and Warmth Kits filled with food and warm clothing items to those in shelters, soup kitchens and on city streets. This year's event will be held on January 17, 2019.

$10 = one warmth kit for someone in need. Your donation will help us purchase items for each warmth kit including socks, hats, gloves, and non-perishable food items.

Since our first Spread the Warmth in 2016, we have teamed up with over 500 volunteers, passed out 1,200 Warmth Kits and shared over 5,500 cups of hot tea - yet this is only the beginning. Our mission is to create one national day, once a year, where communities come together and use their resources to enhance the lives of those less fortunate in their communities.

Join us this year to share a smile, share a cup and Spread the Warmth!
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$1,807 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 31 people in 3 months
Created October 16, 2018
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Tiesta Tea Foundation
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Tiesta Tea Foundation
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Chicago, IL
EIN: 831616049
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