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This video documents the motivating words spoken by organizers and the energy of the people.
May this footage motivate all of you. The speakers spoke TO everyone and gave suggestions on what you can do and how you can stay connected with the movement as it continues to move forward.
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In 2014, we were walking to the school bus on a freezing morning and Amyriel asked, "Moma, what do the homeless people do under the bridge when it's cold?"
From that conversation, she decided we all need to give blankets and other warm items. Not just giving them to some national organization, but to go out, shake a hand, give a hug if the person wants one, and give them a warm blanket.
Here's her announcement from Dec 2017 to start up the 4th year of "Bless With a Blanket."