oneSHIRT Clothing Drive 2011 (view as slideshow)

The oneSHIRT National Collegiate Clothing drive is a campus/community initiative that originated at WVU and has since spread to 100 plus campuses in over 40 states. The 2nd Annual oneSHIRT Clothing Drive raised approximately 2.5 tons of clothing in three days!

Orientation

Maps of Morgantown

oneSHIRT door hangers

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Volunteers were briefed on the oneSHIRT Campaign and assigned locations to place door hangers.

Maps of Morgantown were used to organize the door hanger drop offs. In this manner, volunteers were not overlapping their visits.

oneSHIRT informative door hangers were placed on residential homes. Volunteers were given a packet of 10. Some groups of volunteers placed up to 60 door hangers.

Volunteers

Event Leaders

Event Leaders

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Fashion Design and Merchandising students were eager to engage the community in this event.

Juan Arcila, Samantha Whalen, and Holly Lentz from the Division of Design and Merchandising organized and implemented the 2011 oneSHIRT Campaign. Their dedication and Mountaineer pride helped WVU surpass a goal of 1.83 tons and achieve a donation of approximately 2.5 tons of clothing.

Drop Off @ Allen Hall

SUSTAINU

Celebratory Meeting

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Wednesday, Feb. 23rd, was the drop off at the loading dock of Allen Hall. Volunteers dropped off their collected donations and many local members of the community donated clothes after hearing about it on the news.

Representatives of SUSTAINU helped manage and weigh the donations.

Volunteers came to the celebratory meeting on Wednesday night and waited with anticipation for the results.

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Result are in

Results continued

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Many volunteers shared stories of the thanks they received from the community. One dedicated leader, Juan Arcila, helped a man with Polio cope with the loss of his wife by helping the man for over two hours clean out his closet.

Juan Arcila revealed the results of the clothing drive to be 1.89 tons of clothing. He also said they were awaiting another volunteer and their collection.

By Wednesday morning, the grand total was 2.5 tons of donated clothing. Some dormitories also donated after the event.

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