“When I was 11 years old, I came upon a homeless man near my house, dressed in just a t-shirt and jeans, on what was by far, the coldest day of the year. I couldn’t believe that he didn’t even have a coat to keep him warm, and I knew I had to find a way to help him. My best friend Katrine and I were ski racers, and one weekend during practice we went to the lost and found to look for a hat I had misplaced. We were shocked to see huge piles of unclaimed coats, hats, gloves, and scarves, and I immediately thought of that homeless man near my house with no coat at all. We asked the ski resort if we could take those unclaimed items to our local homeless shelter, and that day in 2011, Warm Winters was born.”
Read the whole article, This Teen Who Helps Clothe the Homeless Will Warm Your Heart here.
Learn more about Corinne Hindes and Katrine Kirsebom here.