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UofL students collect blankets for the homeless

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Hundreds of UofL students turned out for the event. Hundreds of UofL students turned out for the event.
In the past, the students have collected more than 2,000 blankets during the event. In the past, the students have collected more than 2,000 blankets during the event.
All of the blankets will be distributed to Louisville's homeless population. All of the blankets will be distributed to Louisville's homeless population.
Tyler Mattingly Tyler Mattingly

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Hundreds of UofL students stepped up to help Louisville's homeless population during the cold winter months.

The students volunteered at the Salvation Army's Male Campus on Saturday to collect thousands of blankets for the homeless.

 "A blanket to a homeless person really can save a life," said University of Louisville volunteer Tyler Mattingly.  "One of our mottos is to give warmth.  It doesn't cost a lot of money. and it could save a homeless person's life."

The event has collected more than 2,000 blankets in the past.

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