Let’s Get This Sorted!
The winter Direct Impact Project Competition of 2018 is now open!
Over the last three years, the Witches and Wizards of HRC have come together to donate scarves, socks, coffee, animal shelter supplies, humanitarian aid items, and, of course, a whole lot of bandages! It’s time to make some magic again!
There is no specific charity beneficiary for this Direct Impact Project (DIP) like we had for bandages (Noah’s Bandage Project) or humanitarian aid (Carry the Future). This DIP is all about showing strangers kindness with a simple but incredibly important gift.
The final Direct Impact Project for 2018 will be donating warm, knit winter hats for the homeless!
Monday, 26 November to Friday, 14 December. Packages must be postmarked no later than 12 December and received at collection points no later than 14 December to count for House Points. See the full details in the rules (posted on Facebook in the "HRC Great Hall" closed group, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy.)
Items to Be Donated
Knit caps, knit hats, knit beanies, or ”toques” (pom-poms are fine!).
Overall Donation Goal
20,000 hats for the homeless!
House Point Scoring & Goals
2 hats = 1 point or 1 hat = ½ point. House Goals for this DIP are in the full rules (again, email email@example.com for that rules document), but we want you to know that the goals have been reduced for all houses by about 30%. We know it's the holidays and funds/time can be tight, so we took that into account. That said, we fully expect HRC/PHRC to blow the 20,000-hat goal out of the water!
Hats should be knit, warm winter hats. They can be purchased, made by hand, or donated from your closet. See the rules document for complete specifications and examples of acceptable hats.
Collection Point Locations
We have organized several HRC/PHRC members at EIGHT locations around the world. They have volunteered to receive the hats and organize distribution to local shelters and charities who will get the hats to those in need. There are five locations in the US, and one each in Canada, Europe and Australia. To find out YOUR regional Collection Point address, simply email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we'll reply with specific information. (Likewise, addresses for Collection Points will be posted in our closed Facebook groups only, and should NOT be posted elsewhere on social media. Please respect our awesome volunteers. Thank you!)