April Newsletter

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The official flyer for Unfuck The World Day 2016

Only 52 days away…   

…the 4th Annual Unfuck The World Day, taking place on Saturday, June 11, 2016 with events around the globe.

Would you like to participate? We invite interested people to join us by organizing an official Unfuck The World Day party or event, big or small, in their hometown, anywhere in the world.

To find out more about UTW Day, please visit our website, unfucktheworld.net

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A beautiful feedback …

… from someone we gave a helping hand along the way.

“It’s a difficult thing wandering the street, jumping from shelter to shelter, people’s floors to people’s couches. This was how my life had been ever since I was learning how to walk. An endless cycle of ‘where am I going to stay next?’ and that feeling of hopelessness when there’s only three dollars left on your food card.

I was about 16 when I moved to Los Angeles. I was staying at a shelter on Skid Row when Maike from A Million Drops was introduced to me during a career class at the Union Rescue Mission. She didn’t come to me with stiff notions and fake sympathetic gestures, she came to change some lives.

About two years ago, Angelica was still living on the street. This year, she finished high school and started a job in Alaska! We are so proud of her!

About two years ago, Angelica was still living on the street. This year, she finished high school and started a job in Alaska! We are so proud of her!

Maike and her organization were rooting for me since day one. There was constant encouragement and help, and I didn’t feel so small in that big city anymore. I met the most amazing people that I know will always be there for me. Everyone that I met through A Million Drops has bent over backwards to make sure I was and still am okay.

They helped me in so many ways from providing me with desperately needed clothes to connecting me with people that could help me find work. Everything that A Million Drops has done for me has given the push that I needed to get myself out of that endless cycle. And not only the push to get me out for myself, but to stay humble and reach out to others that were in my same position. This organization is close to my heart and has helped shape me into who I am today. I can honestly say that I wouldn’t be here without AMD.

Stay humble and kind.” – Angelica Sanders

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Posey Tibbon from San Francisco sent us this message:
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“I work as a library page in San Francisco. On a rainy Sunday I was on my way to work. The bus broke down. To make it to work on time I had to run a few blocks to another bus line. I started to run when I felt a pull on my sleeve. I turned around and this lovely lady had come under my umbrella to escape the rain. She held onto my sleeve. I could not leave. We waited right there together for the next bus.”

Thank you, Posey, for sending us this awesome message! Giving a helping hand to a neighbor, showing a smile to someone who’s having a bad day…. unfucking the world starts with simple gestures.

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If you would like to make a monetary contribution, please go here. Or you can visit our wish list of needed items like socks, blankets or sleeping bags. Both links are handled by our non-profit, A Million Drops, an L.A. based 501(c)3. Thank you for your support, we couldn’t do it without your help!


For more stories and pictures from the global events on UTW Day 2015, please visit our home page!

Read this newsletter on the UTWnow website…

What does Unfuck The World mean to you? If you or someone you know are doing something to make this world a little better, please share it with us here.

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