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Pop-Up Clothing Swap For the Homeless

Pop-Up Clothing Swap For the Homeless

Apr 1, 2014-- When Kayli Levitan and Max Pazak found themselves confronted with the growing homeless population in their native Cape Town, South Africa -- they immediately set out to develop a solution. The challenge? Connecting the haves with the have-nots in a manner unlike any before. "We wanted to bridge the gap...making it easy and safe to donate and more dignified to receive. The middle ground we needed was right in front of us: The Street," Levitan said. In 2014, the very first Street Store was opened ... this one day 'pop-up clothing store' is designed specifically for those with low or no income. And the best part? It's curated by the community. Read on to discover how the Street Store is working to extend hope and dignity to those in need. (18694 reads)

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