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    Community Coat Exchanges in Utah, Rhode Island attended my many in need

    Posted by dlt on November 29, 2009

    The annual community coat exchange events in Utah and Rhode Island saw many people coming to pick up clothes for the winter.  A sign of the times?


    Fourth annual Community Coat Exchange helps Utahns stay warm – KSL TV

    Holidays inspire senior good deeds – Deseret News on Wrap Up of
    yesterday’s community activities, inlcuding Coat Exchange

    Community Coat Exchange Site:
    Update: Volunteers donate coats at Providence event – Providence Journal

    Rhode Island Green Party Site:

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    An Unreasonable Man: National Premier

    Posted by Green Party Peace Network on December 16, 2007

    The national premier broadcast of An Unreasonable Man will be aired on Tuesday, December 18 at 9 PM EST/8 PM CST, on PBS’s Independent Lens series.
    The documentary will air over 700 times on over 220 PBS metropolitan area affiliates between December 18-24, 2007.
    For Movie Information and the Local Broadcast Schedule In Your Area Visit:
    Independent Lens
    The film shows Nader’s harshest critics and most eloquent supporters to create a compelling and inspirational film to show how people have the power for peace and justice.
    Watch the Trailer:

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    Buy Nothing Day Winter Coat Exchanges Organized by State Green Parties

    Posted by Green Party Peace Network on November 25, 2007

    Green Parties in Rhode Island and Utah organized and held Buy Nothing Day Winter Coat Exchanges on Friday, November 23, 2007 – “Buy Nothing Day”, Black Friday the day after Thanksgiving.

    Rhode Island held its 11th Annual Event, with over 10,000 coats donated in 4 locations. Utah held its 2nd Annual Event with over 400 coats donated. Both events grew larger over last year’s event.

    Rhode Island

    Photo of volunteers working at 2006 event


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