UTW Day 2018 Coming Up

The 6th Annual Unfuck The World Day is coming up. On Saturday, June 9, cities around the globe, will follow our call for Positive Local Action. Find out about what some of the participants are going to do to make their hometown a better place!

UTW Day 2018 at the UTW Headquarters in Los Angeles – Grand Opening of the A Million Drops Center 

After providing our support to the young homeless community in Hollywood on foot or at ‘borrowed’ locations for the past four years, we took a big step.

We signed a lease and moved into our own space: The A Million Drops Center, a creative hub for homeless, young adults.

We offer a free library, art supplies, computers for research as well as a variety of programs and classes, from ‘how to do a successful job interview’ and ‘how to have a nutritious diet when living on the street’ to ‘energy healing’, one on one and group therapy and working in our edible garden.

 

At our Grand Opening on Saturday, we will present Unsheltered VII – Art and Photographs created by our young clientele, and homeless music artist Stephen Ray Lester, a wizard on the banjo.

For more info or to join us, please visit our event on Facebook!

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UTW Day 2018 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

Valentijn and Janneke Vogel are organizing a fundraiser at their Korean restaurant in Rotterdam.

They will have live music all day, a clothing sale and great food, 100 % of the proceeds go to Stichting Straatmensen, a local organization that prepares and distributes lunchboxes to the homeless and less fortunate on a weekly basis.

For more info and to join them, please visit their event on Facebook.

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UTW Day 2018 in Footscray, Victoria, Australia

Augustine Ang in Footscray, Australia is organizing an event at the Dancing Dog Cafe featuring live music and spoken word performances, art and craft, baked goods, raffle prizes, and face painting. 

 

 

Donations and any money raised will go 100% to Helping Hands Mission Op Shops, a local non-profit doing community work.

For more info, or to join please visit the event on Facebook!

 

 

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If you would like to support us in helping homeless men and women of Los Angeles to sleep less rough at night, please consider donating a sleeping bag via our Amazon Wish List. We gladly accept them any day of the year.

To find out more about Unfuck The World’s non-profit, A Million Drops, please visit our website. 

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Join Us!

If you are in the L.A. area and would like to support us – either as a volunteer, or by donating needed items – please contact us here.

Support Unfuck The World

If you would like to make a monetary contribution to support us with organizing our positive local actions, please go here. Donations will be received by our non-profit, A Million Drops, an L.A. based 501(c)3. We couldn’t do it without your help, and we appreciate every penny.

For stories and pictures from the global events on UTW Day 2017, please visit our home page!

Read this newsletter on the UTWnow website…

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December News – Winter Is Coming

Winter Is Coming, and we have a winner! But really, you all are winners! Our donation drive Winter Is Coming – Give & Win was a big success. Valda Lake, owner of Wallspace L.A. had opened the doors of her gallery to us, providing a space for our supporters to stop by and drop off their donations. All in all, we received 78 sleeping bags, 18 tents and 20 tarps. Not in our wildest dreams did we expect these numbers. Amazing!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We thank anyone who donated from the bottom of our hearts!

It is always rewarding to do something good for others, and sometimes there even is an icing on the cake.

Jaime Lynn-Bach of Alhambra is the lucky recipient of a $300 Amazon gift card. Congratulations from all of us!

A big thank you also to DJ Cherish The Luv who came all the way from NY to spin awesome tunes for us!

With the temperatures recently dropping to the low 40s at night and the strong Santa Ana winds blowing people’s tents away, there was no time to dilly-dally.

We immediately started to distribute your donations to those in need, and it was not difficult to find happy takers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you would like to support us in helping homeless men and women of Los Angeles to sleep less rough at night, please consider donating a sleeping bag via our Amazon Wish List. We gladly accept them any day of the year.

To find out more about Unfuck The World’s non-profit, A Million Drops, please visit our website. 

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Join Us!

If you are in the L.A. area and would like to support us – either as a volunteer, or by donating needed items – please contact us here.

Support Unfuck The World

If you would like to make a monetary contribution to support us with organizing our positive local actions, please go here. Donations will be received by our non-profit, A Million Drops, an L.A. based 501(c)3. We couldn’t do it without your help, and we appreciate every penny.

For stories and pictures from the global events on UTW Day 2017, please visit our home page!

Read this newsletter on the UTWnow website…

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November Newsletter – Give and Win

WINTER IS COMING…

… and WE ARE IN NEED of SLEEPING BAGS, so we can make sure the young, at-risk homeless who sleep rough on the streets of Los Angeles have protection from the cold.
 

GIVE AND WIN!

DONATE a new or gently used sleeping bag and get the chance to WIN A $300 AMAZON GIFT CARD!

WISH LIST

Can’t make it in person on the 25th, but want to donate and get a chance to win? No problem! Go to our Amazon Wish List at http://bit.ly/AMD-WishList, and have them send the sleeping bag directly to us. Just make sure to include your contact information in the note during check-out, so we will know where to find you if win.

A Million Drops is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your donations are tax-deductible.
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UNSHELTERED VI

View from the DJ booth

Our sixth art show, Unsheltered VI, featuring works by homeless, at-risk youth and young adults, was a big success. Taking place at prestigious hair salon Ramos Carreon – owned by Emmy winning stylist Robert Ramon and Philip Carreon, the event attracted a steady flow of visitors.

Leahcim, Andrew, Jessie and Neil

The show included 34 pieces as colorful and diverse as the ten young artists who created them: Altitude Abstrakt, Andrew Washington, Darrel DJ Morgan, Jess Barlass, Kris Williams, Leahcim Robinson, Marquze Killion, Morgan Movesaround, Neil Massey, Wolfgang Meesenburg.

We had a full house all night, at times it felt more like being at a party than at a formal reception. DJ Cherish The Luv had come all the way from New York to support us, and her feel good music put a smile on everyone’s face. At the end of the day 26 of 34 pieces had sold, and the additional 8 pieces have also found new homes since!

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Join Us!

If you are in the L.A. area and would like to support us – either as a volunteer, or by donating needed items – please contact us here.

Support Unfuck The World

If you would like to make a monetary contribution to support us with organizing our positive local actions, please go here. Donations will be received by our non-profit, A Million Drops, an L.A. based 501(c)3. We couldn’t do it without your help, and we appreciate every penny.

For stories and pictures from the global events on UTW Day 2017, please visit our home page!

Read this newsletter on the UTWnow website…

 

 

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Special Event: Unsheltered Art Show

Unsheltered VI

Art by Homeless, At-Risk Youth and Young Adults

Our very own L.A. based non-profit A Million Drops is proud to present Unsheltered – Art by Homeless, At-Risk Youth and Young Adults. For the sixth time since its conception in 2015, we have been able to gather an eclectic group of young artists, some living in shelters or couch surfing, others sleeping in tents or cars. While their backgrounds are as diverse as their styles, they have one thing in common: their talent and desire to express themselves through art.

For Unsheltered VI, prestigious celebrity hair salon Ramos Carreon will be opening its doors to host the show. Owners Robert Ramos and Philip Carreon are excited to provide this incredible opportunity to the young artists, and to share their works with you. 

All art will be available for purchase; the proceeds will go 100% to the artists and towards art supplies.

To join the event on Facebook, please go to our Event Page.

When: Saturday, September 30, 7-10 pm

Where: Ramos Carreon Salon, 7402 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

Colorful and exciting, original art • Music by New York DJ Cherish The Luv • Free Bar

 

 

 

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