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2024 is Off to a Great Start!

2024-02-15T21:02:27-07:00February 15th, 2024|Categories: From the Executive Director|

2024 is off to a great start! "New Clothes = New Beginnings" will bring us back to Grand Canyon University July 13-14 for set-up, with thousands of students coming our way on July 15-17, and cleanup on July 18. We always love working with our funders, partner schools and organizations, and incredible volunteers to help make [...]

Open House February 10, 2024

2024-02-06T07:52:14-07:00February 6th, 2024|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Welcome to our first Open House for 2024!  We will be there from 9-12 with our meeting 10-10:30.  Please do not come during this time to shop for supplies or drop off inventory as it is difficult with the area full of us sitting in chairs.  The plan is to have a sit down meeting every other [...]

Stiches of Love Luncheon Jan. 13, 2024

2024-01-09T16:26:57-07:00January 9th, 2024|Categories: Stitches of Love|

We still have openings for our luncheon this Saturday. This is an excellent time to show BHHS Legacy how much we appreciate the support they give us and more importantly what you all do for the kids.  I have heard many times I only made a few things or I only volunteer at distribution.  Every one [...]

Stitches of Love Luncheon – Jan. 14, 2024

2023-12-27T18:25:56-07:00December 27th, 2023|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Hi everyone,  Please let me know by Tuesday, Jan 10 if you would like to attend our yearly appreciation luncheon on Saturday, January 14.  Our luncheon will be held at the Life Center at the Beatitudes Campus at 1610 W. Glendale, Phoenix. Doors will be open at 11:15 with lunch being serviced at 11:30 (a different time from [...]

Winter 2023

2023-11-21T14:19:05-07:00November 21st, 2023|Categories: From the Executive Director|

At the end of each year, I can’t help but look back with awe and gratitude at the incredible ways our volunteers, partners, and donors continue to support our efforts. 2023 was an especially wonderful year! Not only was "New Clothes = New Beginnings" back in full force, we also put the pieces in place to [...]

Jan. 13 Luncheon and Sewing Day

2023-11-16T08:11:08-07:00November 16th, 2023|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Hi everyone, A question has come up regarding having another sewing day at the Back to School office on the weekend.  Unfortunately due to other Saturday commitments only Sundays are available with the exception of the 4th Sunday when we are at 35th Ave and Northern Sew 'n Vac.  Another option would be to get together [...]

Free Sewing Machines

2023-11-16T07:40:11-07:00November 16th, 2023|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Hi everyone,   I forgot to mention on my Open House email that I had 2 commercial sewing machines that need a new home (no charge).  These were donated to Stitches during covid and I felt sorry for the young lady as she said she was dealing with her parent's estate.  She said that both machine were [...]

Open House, Saturday Nov. 11, 2023

2023-11-06T13:45:30-07:00November 6th, 2023|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Hi everyone! This will be our last Open House for 2023 and we will have a challenge, a full meeting and a special treat. For our challenge, this Saturday is Veterans Day and the City of Phoenix will be honoring these special people with a parade.  The parade will begin at 11:00 AM heading south on [...]

Open House October 14, 2023

2023-10-09T15:26:54-07:00October 9th, 2023|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Hi everyone! Our next Open House will be this Saturday from 9-12.  There will not be a meeting as I will be out of town, so you will drop off your inventory and pick up supplies for our meeting in November, our last one for the year.  We will  not have a meeting in December and [...]

Open House Saturday Sept. 9, 2023

2023-09-05T21:25:54-07:00September 5th, 2023|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Hi everyone! I completely forgot to send out the reminder email for Saturday from 9-12.  We will have a meeting from 10-10:30 so it will not be possible to select fabric during this time.  We will go over distribution and show you our new bracelets for the boys.  We will have some pillowcase kits.  Reminder, we will [...]


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