Spotlight: Karen Cannady is hoping for 200 Donated Blankets to her People Helping People Clothing Drive Blanket. Donated Blankets will be distributed at The Detroit Rescue Center 3535 Third Street on November 30, 2013.
This is a follow-up article. To read interview with local community activist, Karen Cannady click here. To view featured video and slideshow click the links located at the top of the article. Photographs were taken to document the progress of the 2013 People Helping People Clothing Drive.
Karen is very grateful for the positive responses she has received from my examiner.com readers, and she would like to thank everyone who was contributed to date. She was amazed at how many people who took part in the donations were from outside the Detroit area.
Last count update was 150 blankets donated. Karen Cannady may indeed have her hopes fullfilled for 200 blankets. There is one last drop off date at the church, Sat., Nov 23.
Excerpt from earlier examiner article.
"I work inside of one of the G.M. Plants and I started a blanket drive. This is the second year. Last year we collected 100 blanket. This year l am hoping for 200 blankets. If interested in donating contact me at Karen_cannady@att.net."
"What I do is take the blankets down to 3535 Third Street and district to the homeless on the street. Last year it was a great experience."
"I wanted to mention the UAW local 174 GMCCA Willow Plt 58 let me use their plant to collect the blankets, and the GM management helped me to collect and distribute the blankets."
If interested in donating contact me at Karen_cannady@att.net. I have a drop off place at Christ Temple Church 10628, Plymouth Rd., Detroit, MI 48204 -Between the hours of 1:pm-4:pm ,Sat., Nov,2, Sat., Nov. 9, Sat., Nov.16, Sat., Nov.23. I will be at the church." - Karen Cannady