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Mavs Host Winter Warm-Up Drive to Assist Local Homeless Shelter

Mavs Host Winter Warm-Up Drive to Assist Local Homeless Shelter

In partnership with Raising Cane’s, Bedgear and FOX Sports SouthwestWesley Matthews and the Dallas Mavericks challenged fans to donate new and gently used coats, blankets and other winter items for families in need with the 2017-2018Winter Warm Up Drive.  As part of the Dallas Mavericks Season of Giving, the Winter Warm-Up Drive took place between December 1-22nd with collection of items at local Raising Cane’s locations throughout the DFW Metroplex. In addition to the collection,  Bedgear, the first performance bedding company, will donate over $100,000 worth of product to the shelter.

On Friday, January 12thWesley Matthews, Mavs Dancers and ManiAACs and volunteers from the Dallas Mavericks, Raising Cane’s and Bedgear will help deliver the items to Dallas LIFE, a homeless shelter providing food, shelter, clothing, education and recovery programs for individuals to find a path out of homelessness.  After unloading the bus, Wesley and volunteers will make a special visit inside to help serve dinner to Dallas LIFE residents.  #WinterWarmUp  @MavsCare

WHERE: Dallas LIFE, 1100 Cadiz St, Dallas, TX 75215

WHEN: 4pm-5pm


Dallas LIFE welcomes the needy. Whether it is a homeless man, a single mother with children, or an entire family, Dallas LIFE is a safe place to recover from the trauma of homelessness. Some come beaten and bruised; others addicted and confused. All need a fresh start and a loving hand-up. At Dallas LIFE we meet these needs every day!  For more information visit


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