A New Look | Your Help the Homeless T-Shirt

By Hilary Tollefson – Hilary is an intern at N Street Village this fall through The Washington Center internship program. She attends Hanover College in Indiana and is majoring in International Studies and is a Business Scholar.  Hilary was born and raised in Minnesota and enjoys starting off her mornings with a strong cup of coffee. Hilary encourages you to sign up for N Street Village’s Close the Gap Virtual Walk to help N Street Village reach 4,000 walkers to receive $50,000 from Fannie Mae – less than 100 walkers to goal!

Wondering what to do with your XL Help the Homeless t-shirt from this year’s Community Walk?  Check out this easy step-by-step process that will turn your over sized t-shirt into a fashionable tank top in just 6 easy steps.

Step 1:  Lay out your t-shirt (over-sized works best) and gather your supplies. You will need scissors and a pen or marker.

Step 2:  Trace the lines of where you plan to cut your t-shirt.  You will be cutting off both sleeves, the collar, and the waist hem.
Step 3:  Cut!  First, cut the sleeves off. Next, cut off the collar. Lastly, cut off a strip at the waist hem.  Save the hem trimmings!  It will be used to tie the back of your tank top.
Step 4:  Layout your freshly cut t-shirt and polish up the areas you just trimmed.  Consider making a deep v neck cut at the collar.  You will then reuse the trimmings to tie the back of your new tank top.
Step 5: Tie a single knot or a knot running up and down the back of the shirt.  Your choice!
Step 6:  Wear your new Help the Homeless tank and start stepping!
This is one of the many ways to where your Help the Homeless T-shirt.
How will you wear yours?

About nstreetvillage

N Street Village is a community of empowerment and recovery for homeless and low-income women in Washington, D.C. With comprehensive services addressing both emergency and long-term needs, we help women achieve personal stability and make gains in their housing, income, employment, mental health, physical health, and addiction recovery.
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