5 ways you can make an impact on homelessness in Burlington this week

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National Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week – COTS Calendar of Events

Social media: Wear purple & share your pictures

Nov. 16 – Dec. 17 – Wear Purple for COTS #purple4cots

Help raise awareness during National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week by wearing PURPLE for COTS. Take a picture, and then post your photos on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook with the hashtag #purple4cots to help raise awareness as we head into the holiday season.  COTS will share all photos in a #purple4cots Facebook album as the pictures come in!

 

Purple person sightings

Nov. 18, 12 – 1 p.m. Purple Person Sightings on Church Street
Can you spy the Purple Person? Keep a look out for Purple Person sightings on Church Street.

Nov. 19, 3 – 4 p.m. Purple Person Sightings on Church Street
Can you spy the Purple Person? Keep a look out for Purple Person sightings on Church Street.

WEDNESDAY: Alex & Ani Event

Nov. 19, 6 – 8 p.m. Alex and Ani Charmed by Charity Event to benefit COTS

You’re invited to a Alex and Ani special event to help raise funds and awareness for COTS during National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.  Join us at 207 College Street in Burlington for lite bites and energy punch and say hello to our Executive Director, Rita Markley.  15% of all sales will go directly to COTS. Event includes special bracelet for COTS, symbolizing home (home charm, key charm). Please send RSVPs to rsvp@cotsonline.org and invite your friends!

THURSDAY: Film screening & panel discussion

Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m. Storied Streets film screening at COTS, 95 North Avenue (NEW LOCATION!)

Join us for this special screening of Storied Streets, a documentary film that explores homelessness across America by telling the stories of those who live it every day.  Viewer discretion is advised, this film is not appropriate for young children. There will be a panel discussion following the film. Panel includes:

  • Rita Markley, COTS
  • Dolly Fleming, Mercy Connections
  • Tammy Boudah, Howard Center Street Outreach Team
  • Faye Conte, Hunger Free Vermon

THURSDAY: Dine at Uno’s for COTS

Nov. 20, 11 a.m. – 12:30 a.m. UNO Chicago Grill Dough Raiser for COTS …DON’T FORGET COTS COUPON (link below!)

For all dine-in and takeout orders placed on Nov. 20 with a COTS Dough Raiser coupon, UNO will donate up to 20% of your check to COTS. All diners and takeout orders must have a dough raiser coupon to make sure the donation goes to COTS. Great for office pizza parties! Or grab some friends and go after school! Print off UNO dough raiser coupon now!

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