DONATION DRIVE

An October Orange Initiative




Our‌ ‌Donation‌ ‌Drive‌ ‌initiative‌ ‌is‌ ‌aimed‌ ‌at‌ ‌soliciting‌ ‌for‌ ‌the‌ ‌gifting‌ ‌of‌ ‌new‌ ‌&‌ ‌old,‌ ‌unused‌ ‌clothes,‌ ‌shoes,‌ ‌toys‌ ‌and‌ ‌books‌ ‌for‌ ‌redistribution‌ ‌to‌ ‌children‌ ‌and‌ ‌adults‌ ‌in‌ ‌impoverished‌ ‌communities.‌ ‌Whenever‌ ‌we‌ ‌receive‌ ‌used‌ ‌clothes,‌ ‌we‌ ‌would‌ ‌have‌ ‌them‌ ‌sent‌ ‌to‌ ‌the‌ ‌dry‌ ‌cleaners‌ ‌for‌ ‌the‌ ‌items‌ ‌to‌ ‌be‌ ‌properly‌ ‌laundered‌ ‌and‌ ‌neatly‌ ‌packed,‌ ‌so‌ ‌that‌ ‌when‌ ‌we‌ ‌are‌ ‌redistributing‌ ‌there‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌sense‌ ‌of‌ ‌getting‌ ‌gifts‌ ‌like‌ ‌brand‌ ‌new.‌ ‌We‌ ‌thought‌ ‌it‌ ‌was‌ ‌essential‌ ‌to‌ ‌go‌ ‌the‌ ‌extra‌ ‌mile‌ ‌in‌ ‌laundering‌ ‌donated‌ ‌clothes‌ ‌as‌ ‌a‌ ‌way‌ ‌of‌ ‌building‌ ‌on‌ ‌our‌ ‌brand‌ ‌ideals.‌

We‌ ‌started‌ ‌our‌ ‌first‌ ‌Donation‌ ‌Drive‌ ‌in‌ ‌March‌ ‌of‌ ‌2019‌ ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌reception‌ ‌to‌ ‌the‌ ‌idea‌ ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌donation‌ ‌of‌ ‌these‌ ‌items‌ ‌has‌ ‌been‌ ‌really‌ ‌heartwarming,‌ ‌as‌ ‌people‌ ‌have‌ ‌been‌ ‌constantly‌ ‌reaching‌ ‌out.‌ In‌ ‌this‌ ‌regard,‌ ‌we‌ ‌partnered‌ ‌with‌ ‌Washcraft‌ ‌Drycleaning‌ ‌Services,‌ ‌who‌ ‌have‌ ‌supported‌ ‌our‌ ‌initiative‌ ‌by‌ ‌drycleaning‌ ‌all‌ ‌clothing‌ ‌items‌ ‌donated‌ ‌for‌ ‌free.‌ ‌This‌ ‌gesture‌ ‌is‌ ‌their‌ ‌contribution‌ ‌to‌ ‌this‌ ‌initiative‌ ‌and‌ ‌overall‌ ‌support‌ ‌to‌ ‌the‌ ‌October‌ ‌Orange‌ ‌Initiative,‌ ‌for‌ ‌which‌ ‌we‌ ‌are‌ ‌truly‌ ‌grateful.‌

This‌ ‌initiative‌ ‌is‌ ‌ongoing‌ ‌and‌ ‌we‌ ‌are‌ ‌always‌ ‌willing‌ ‌to‌ ‌receive‌ ‌your‌ ‌gifts‌ ‌in‌ ‌supporting‌ ‌children‌ ‌and‌ ‌families.‌

The‌ ‌projects‌ ‌we‌ ‌have‌ ‌undertaken‌ ‌with‌ ‌this‌ ‌initiative‌ ‌have‌ ‌been‌ ‌documented‌ ‌on‌ ‌our‌ ‌blog,‌ ‌the‌ ‌links‌ ‌below‌ ‌are‌ ‌to‌ ‌related‌ ‌posts‌ ‌on‌ ‌our‌ ‌Donation‌ ‌Drive‌ ‌efforts.‌

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Correctional‌ ‌Centre‌ ‌Edition‌

As the yuletide season approaches and in the spirit of giving back, OCTOBER ORANGE INITIATIVE and ANCHOR HERITAGE are collaborating on a Donation Drive Read More

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Back‌ ‌To‌ ‌School‌ ‌Campaign‌

Well, now that the kids are on holidays, we imagine the adults are going through a race to make sure that everything is ready for them when they are due back in school. Read More...

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The‌ ‌“W”‌ ‌Donation‌ ‌Drive‌

When we put out the call for our last Donation Drive little did we expect to get the kind of support we did, especially from our women heroes, Margaret, Titi, Ebere and Otsemaye. Read More...

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The‌ ‌OOI‌ ‌Sandbox‌

In view of what our future holds, we thought to share with you some ideas we are currently working on that will shape our growth trajectory Read More...

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Donation‌ ‌Drive‌

In the month of March, we started an initiative, Donation Drive, which is aimed at soliciting for the gifting of new, old, unused clothes, shoes, toys and books for redistribution Read More...

Donation‌ ‌Drive‌ ‌Gallery‌

We‌ ‌have‌ ‌put‌ ‌together‌ ‌a‌ ‌few‌ ‌pictures‌ ‌from‌ ‌the‌ ‌different‌ ‌projects‌ ‌for‌ ‌your‌ ‌viewing‌ ‌pleasure.‌ ‌Do‌ ‌enjoy.‌

Donation‌ ‌Drive‌ ‌Partner(s)‌

Our‌ ‌partner‌ ‌on‌ ‌this‌ ‌initiative‌ ‌is‌ ‌Washcraft‌ ‌Drycleaning‌ ‌Services,‌ ‌who‌ ‌have‌ ‌graciously‌ ‌agreed‌ ‌to‌ ‌laundering‌ ‌clothing‌ ‌items‌ ‌for‌ ‌free‌ ‌as‌ ‌their‌ ‌contribution‌ ‌to‌ ‌supporting‌ ‌our‌ ‌initiative.‌