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Luke AFB Back2School Bash

By |2020-07-24T10:56:42-07:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: News, Stories|

Thanks to a collaborative partnership with Fighter Country and Luke Air Force Base, Back to School Clothing Drive was happy to once again provide new school uniforms, backpacks, and school supplies to some of Arizona’s military families. This is the second year that we were able to meet this need and we are grateful for [...]

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Distribution Update

By |2020-07-22T08:25:44-07:00July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Hi everyone! Here is the latest information on getting our items to the kids. Luke Air Force Base is having their school bash event at Gila River Arena as a drive up collection on Thursday, July 23.  Currently volunteers from Luke, NCL and Boy's Team Charities, Fiesta Bowl Charities and a few other groups are at Gila River [...]

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Recap – Open House June 13, 2020

By |2020-06-14T08:14:13-07:00June 14th, 2020|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Many, many thanks to all who participated in our "unique" event.  Thanks to Mary who helped me plan the event making sure we were following the health guidelines. A very special thanks to Robert who arrived at 6:30 to assess the water main repair and reported to me that it was all clear, I am so [...]

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Open House – Saturday, June 13, 2020

By |2020-06-07T14:54:17-07:00June 7th, 2020|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Everyone, We hope this finds everyone safe and healthy! With changes and much planning, June Open House is a go!  A mask is required for anyone leaving their car. Inventory will be dropped off in the parking lot and appointments will be needed to pick up fabric or yarn. An appointment is not needed to only drop off [...]

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Stitches of Love Making Face Masks

By |2020-05-11T11:36:30-07:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: News, Stitches of Love|

WOW! You all are amazing! 15 of you sent me the number of masks that you had created and that total is 2,876! These were created for family, friends, neighbors, handed out to strangers, churches, Navajo Nation Health Care, maternity ward of Phoenix Indian Hospital,  Hospice of the Valley, Beatitudes Campus, Westminster Village, and Brinks.  If [...]

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Update for Stitches of Love – May, 2020

By |2020-05-04T11:17:20-07:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Based on the current situation, we feel it's necessary to cancel our events for May as social distancing would be very difficult for us to achieve. Our June goal is to have inventory drop offs in the parking area with an inventory sheet one for boy accessories, another one for girl accessories, and a different one [...]

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April Events Canceled

By |2020-03-30T11:41:45-07:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Based on the extension of the social distancing thru April 30, we have reached the difficult but necessary decision to cancel all of our April events, work day, Open House, sew day and 35th Ave sew day. This will include our pillowcase event at 35th Ave on April 18. You will not be able to drop off [...]

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Stitches of Love March Events

By |2020-03-17T09:13:37-07:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Stitches of Love|

In keeping with the Federal and CDC recommendations, all Stitches of Love March events are being cancelled. This includes the sew day at 35th Ave Sew and Vac on Sunday, March 22, and sew day at our BTSCD office on Thursday, March 26.  I will advise on April events at a later date. All BTSCD employees are [...]

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Open House Saturday, March 14, 2020

By |2020-03-12T16:18:58-07:00March 12th, 2020|Categories: Stitches of Love|

It has been recommended by the Legacy group that no large indoor gatherings be held on campus at this time due to COVID (coronavirus).   You can drop off your inventory and pick up supplies between 10-12, but we won't be having a regular meeting this Saturday 3/14. Your safety is our main priority and we are [...]

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Experience Matters

By |2020-03-10T20:03:28-07:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: News|

Back to School Clothing Drive and Experience Matters have a strong, collaborative partnership that has strengthened the capacity of Back to School Clothing Drive.  Watch this video and learn how important Experience Matters has been to the success of our organization. Experience Matters Interviews For more information on Experience Matters, check here: https://experiencemattersaz.org

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