An Update From Our Friends at 2Share
"Many are in want of common necessaries; many more are in want of common comforts”. This is a “slightly” edited line from Dicken’s A Christmas Carol describing the plight of so many in 1840 London. Tragically, the statement is as relevant today in 2023 Wilmington as it was two hundred years ago. Your support of 2SHARE this past year through financial donations, furniture donations and volunteer hours has truly been a gift to so many in our community. Through your generosity, we literally are able to get children and adults off the floor and into beds. We provide tables and chairs to eat at and living room furniture to rest on. For the past five years, we have helped to provide the basic comforts of a home, that are too often lacking for so many of our neighbors. Without your help, we would not have been able to do so and we will continue to need your help to do so in the future.
November marked our 5th anniversary of operations. Over that time, we have helped well over 500 households, bringing more than 600 beds and more than a thousand other pieces of furniture to those who simply do not have them. So far in 2023, we have delivered more than 200 new beds - purchased at near cost - and hundreds of other basic furnishings to over 200 households. This month alone, we brought furniture to 26 households;