Generosity Global Inc. and online retailer Spreetail team up to keep Baltimore’s chronically homeless citizens warmBaltimore, MD. December 6 th , 2018: On December 21, 2018, volunteers of Baltimore based non-profit organization Generosity Global Inc. will join forces with a team from online retailer Spreetail to distribute over 120 coats to people sleeping on the streets of Baltimore.
Spreetail purchased 2000 unique coats that convert into sleeping bags from Detroit based non-profit organization Empowerment Plan and are teaming up with 20 non-profits across the country, with Generosity Global Inc. being selected as one.
“We are excited to team up with Spreetail to bless our brothers and sisters during this holiday season. With the temperatures looking to drop drastically this winter season in the Baltimore region, these coats will come in very handy and provide warmth for so many of Baltimore’s chronically homeless citizens”, says Rich Akwo, Founder & Chief Impact Officer for Generosity Global Inc.
Team members of Generosity Global Inc. will join the online retailer’s community impact team to do a nighttime distribution of these coats to homeless people who need it the most. Together, both teams will walk the streets of Baltimore to find men and women who can truly benefit from the gift of generosity and warmth from Spreetail. Additionally, more coats will also be distributed on December 22 nd at Generosity Global Inc.’s year end outreach event Selfless Christmas Eve, where nearly 1000 homeless men, women and children will be served a meal, provided with clothing, hygiene products. Selfless Christmas Eve will take place at 907 E Saratoga St, Baltimore MD 21202 (under the I-83 bridge)
About Generosity Global Inc.:
Generosity Global Inc. is a 501 C 3 non-profit organization with a mission to leverage the power of generosity to do good around the world. The organization has a local and global focus. Locally, Generosity Global Inc. focuses on serving the homeless by providing them with good home cooked meals and daily showers. Abroad, Generosity Global Inc. works on giving clean drinking water to people in rural villages in sub-Saharan Africa. Learn more about Generosity Global Inc. www.generosityglobal.org
Who is Empowerment Plan?
Empowerment Plan is a Detroit based nonprofit organization focused on permanently elevating families from the generational cycle of homelessness. They hire and train single parents from local shelters as seamstresses, allowing them to earn a stable income, find secure housing, and ultimately regain their independence. Since 2012, they have produced and donated 30,000 EMPWR Coats globally. Learn more about how they break the cycle of homelessness www.empowermentplan.org
What are EMPWR Coats?
EMPWR Coats are innovative, easy to carry, and designed for maximum functionality. The water-resistant garment can quickly transform into a sleeping bag or be used as an over-the-shoulder bag in warmer weather.
Spreetail is an ecommerce company based in Nebraska with operations in 6 states and 8 major cities. The company sells thousands of items through major online marketplaces and houses its own inventory across the country. You can learn more about