Londoner creates coat campaign, collects more than 40,000 for the homeless

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Londoner creates coat campaign, collects more than 40,000 for the homeless
12th December 2014

Elizabeth Grier-Menager created a campaign to collect coats for the homeless. 

After feeling the harshness of British winters and noticing that the UK don’t do “coat drives” like the USA, Ms Grier-Menager decided to collect coats for the homeless on the streets of the capital. 

Her campaign managed to collect more than 40,000 coats at a number of coat collection points through London. Many could be found at underground stations. 

In recognition of her efforts  Prime Minister David Cameron will be giving Ms Grier-Menager the Points of Light award. 

Ms Grier-Menanger joined Wake Up London to discuss her work, her efforts to promote charity work and what the award means to her. 

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