Archive for November, 2013

Wear Purple for COTS COTS Instagram Contest #purple4cots Nov. 14 – Dec. 12 Help raise awareness during National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week by wearing PURPLE for COTS. Take picture, and then post your photos on Instagram with the hashtag #purple4cots to be entered into a contest for cool prizes. Be sure to visit the COTS “Instagram Contest” tab on Facebook (facebook/cotsonline) to vote for your favorite pictures. Tent City Nov. 15-18,…

Categories: Donations, Events, Fundraisers, Homelessness, Social Media, Volunteers
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The Champlain College Center for Service & Civic Engagement (CSCE) is holding their annual Tent City solidarity event this weekend, Friday, Nov. 15 to Tuesday, Nov. 19. The event coincides with National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week and is an opportunity for the greater Champlain community to become more aware of these matters on a local, national, and global level. As in past years, the event hopes to have about…

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On Oct. 25, 2013, COTS held its Annual Meeting & Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast. COTS Executive Director Rita Markley gave the following keynote address.  Good morning, and welcome to our Annual Meeting and Volunteer recognition breakfast. This is the time of year when we celebrate your many contributions to COTS and reflect on why they matter. This is also the day when we thumb our noses at nutritional convention and offer…

Categories: COTS Shelters, Events, Homelessness, Housing, Staff and Board, Volunteers
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The Committee on Temporary Shelter hosted its Annual Meeting & Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast on Friday, October 25th, at First Congregational Church of Burlington. At the meeting, COTS honored extraordinary contributions by our volunteers, community partners, local businesses and supporters on behalf of our neighbors struggling with homelessness. To view pictures of our honorees, please see the Annual Meeting Facebook Album. The honorees for 2013 are: Corporate Hero Award Award presented…

Categories: Events, Staff and Board, Uncategorized, Volunteers
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