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We tell you about Abrigados, a solidarity action to bring warmth to vulnerable neighborhoods.

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For those of us who take for granted a roof over our heads and a warm bed to sleep every night, the  cold  is just a circumstance. For those who do not have a house or have adequate clothing to face the winter,  the cold is torture . In turn, it puts their health and, perhaps, their lives at risk. If we add to this the context of  the COVID-19 pandemic   , which causes more and more people to fall into poverty, the picture is very complicated.

With this reality very present, different  associations from the third sector  came together to carry out the  #Abrigados campaign  , which aims to bring blankets and warm clothes to as many people as possible. A  solidarity action  that seeks to bring warmth to vulnerable neighborhoods. Some of the organizations participating in the initiative are  Construyendo, Asociación Conciencia, Scouts from Argentina, Nilus and Judaica Norte. 

 Gathering coat 

In the first two weeks of its implementation,  7182 new blankets  were donated and  2198 blankets collected  from the 35 points that the Scouts of Argentina and Judaica Norte have in the City of Buenos Aires, Gran Buenos Aires, La Plata and Mar del Plata.  1880 new outerwear  was also purchased with donations from  Kits #Abrigados  , which can be made on the campaign's  website  , in addition to the  4537 outerwear  donated at the collection points.n.

Anyone who wants to participate in the campaign can  bring their donations  closer to the collection points. They receive blankets and warm clothing — such as jackets, divers and sweaters, both from children and adults. It is important that they are in good condition and clean.

Once the donations are received,  the  volunteers  are responsible for disinfecting them,  complying with the COVID-19 protocol to prevent the infection and take care of us. After disinfection, they are transported to the neighborhoods with which they work and delivered to the families in coordination with different community referents.

 Collection Points 

CABA

 National Scout Office:  Libertad 1282, Recoleta, CABA

 San Maximilian Kolbe:  Avelino Díaz 576, Boedo, CABA

 District Headquarters (New Pompeii):  Window 3540, New Pompeii, CABA.

 Santa Cruz : Carlos Calvo 3111, San Cristobal, CABA

 District Headquarters (Almagro):  Venezuela 4457, Almagro, CABA

 Santa Teresa : Quiros 2941, Chas Park, CABA

 Aconcagua : Ceretti 2424, Villa Urquiza, CABA

 Our Lady of Good Counsel Ex 355 : Cardoso 242, Versailles, CABA

 Juan Martín de Pueyrredón : Ezeiza 3001, Villa Pueyrredón, CABA

North Zone

 North Judaica : Av. de los Lagos 1250, Nordelta, Tigre

 Father Tissera:  Talcahuano 1443, Martínez

 Saint Maximilian Maria Kolbe : Hypolito Irigoyen 250, General Pacheco, Tigre

 Scout Group San Cayetano : Ombú and Leopoldo Lugones, Don Torcuato, Tigre

 Tinkumanta ñan:  Larrea 500, Tigre

 Feeding Grey Matter:  Tegucigalpa 1540, Tortuguitas

South Zone

 Cura Brochero:  El hornero 1435, Gob. J. A. Costa, Florencio Varela

 Florentino Ameghino:  Alberdi 2528, Florencio Varela

 Colonel Manuel Dorrego : Balcarce 2278, Valentín Alsina, Lanús

 San Pedro Amengol : Burelas 31, Gerli, Lanús

 Saint Ignatius of Loyola : Chrylogist Larralde 1850, Sarandi, Avellaneda

 Cardinal Ferrari:  Sanchez de Bustamante 581, Lanús

 Colonel of Mariano José Murature : Quilmes and Lithuania, Temperley, Lomas de Zamora

 St. Francis of Assisi : Av. Eva Perón 750, Claypole, Admiral Brown

 St. George:  St. Martin 3752, Admiral Brown

 Christ the Worker : Gaona 1285, Lomas de Zamora

 San Francisco Javier : Between Rivers 1555 and San Martín, Admiral Brown

West Zone

 Baby Jesus:  Neuquén corner Namuncurá. El Palomar, Morón

 René Favaloro : Neuquén corner Namuncurá. Monb 17, El Palomar, Morón

 Monsignor Juan Bautista Scalabrini : Alberto Vignes 290, Haedo

 San Leonardo Murialdo : Guido Spano 1270, Villa Bosch, February 3

 Missionaries of Mary Guadalupe:  Saint Peter 465, Villa de Mayo, Malvinas Argentinas

 Virgin of Peace:  John 23, Rivadavia neighborhood, Merlo

 San Francisco de Assisi:  Councilman Pellico 1402, Paso del Rey, Moreno

 Ntra. Mrs. de la Merced:  25 May 2893, Parque San Martín, Merlo

La Plata

 Local Zone 12:  Calle 6 N°1872 between 70 and 71, La Plata

Mar del Plata

 Falkland Islands : Street 445 esq. 6 and 8, Barrio Playa Serena, Mar del Plata

 Juana Azurduy:  497 1099 Street, Barrio Los Acantilados, General Pueyrredón, Mar del Plata

Publication Date: 15/08/2020

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