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March 12 Open House

2022-03-06T21:29:38-07:00March 6th, 2022|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Hi everyone! Our next Open House will be Saturday, March 12, 2022, from 9-12 and NO MASKS!  Fingers crossed we stay on this course going forward.  We are not going to have a sit down meeting yet due to the boxes in our area, we did ship out our boxes but Robert needs to create hygiene [...]

Open House, Feb 12, 2022

2022-02-06T16:21:33-07:00February 6th, 2022|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Hi everyone, Before we chat about Open House, a few reminders 35th Ave Sew and Vac sew day 4th Sunday of every month (always the 4th even if there are 5 Sundays in the month)         We have not had many attend this excellent opportunity, last month no one came.  You can come anytime [...]

Happy New Year!

2022-01-07T15:15:17-07:00January 7th, 2022|Categories: From the Executive Director|

As we enter 2022, all of us at Back to School Clothing Drive are looking forward to another great year. We are especially hopeful that distribution will once again be an in-person event. I can’t tell you how much we miss interacting with the children and seeing the smiles on their faces. We also miss the [...]

Canceling January Open House

2021-12-31T18:32:06-07:00December 31st, 2021|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Happy New Year!! With the omicron variant being highly transmissible affecting both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals, we have decided to cancel this month's Open House.  We just felt that it is too soon after Christmas and New Years for us to get together.  Hopefully everything will calm down and we will be good to go for [...]

Happy Holidays

2021-11-19T16:13:22-07:00November 19th, 2021|Categories: From the Executive Director|

The holidays are here and I couldn’t be more excited! There’s something about this season that brings out the best in all of us. As we slow down, we appreciate our blessings and as the gratitude grows, we are inspired to share our good fortunes. For some, that means finding the perfect gifts for loved ones. [...]

More News About the Stitches Open House

2021-11-19T07:59:02-07:00November 19th, 2021|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Hi everyone, I wanted to give you the latest inventory and updates that we didn't have when I sent out the reminder Open House email. 64 Santa bags were created at home by various volunteers, thank you all so much and OCJ Kids were very happy! Attached is our latest inventory.  As you can see, there [...]

Open House, Saturday October 9, 2021

2021-10-04T16:45:24-07:00October 4th, 2021|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Hi everyone! We are back to our "new" normal for Open House, inventory drop off and supply pick up from 9-12.  Unfortunately I don't see us having a sit down meeting until at least 2022.  Mask wearing is your comfort level and we are still asking that you don't bring a guest so we can minimize [...]

Open House Sept. 11, 2021

2021-09-05T07:57:13-07:00September 4th, 2021|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Hi everyone! Can you believe we are starting our 2022 distribution!  We do have a big favor to ask, if you can, please hang on to your inventory until October. Why would we ask that you say! We are so full!  We have every box from the 2021 distribution in our area and we have started [...]

Pay it Forward Telethon July 21! 

2021-10-07T10:02:09-07:00July 14th, 2021|Categories: News|

On July 21 Back to School Clothing Drive will be the beneficiary of Arizona’s Family “Pay it Forward” fundraiser. This is one of our biggest fundraising events of the year and we are so thankful for CBS 5/3TV’s  continued support. Of course, such events are only successful if people donate, so we are especially grateful for [...]

Open House Saturday, June 12, 2021

2021-06-06T14:23:12-07:00June 6th, 2021|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Hi everyone! Can you believe Saturday will be our last Open House for the kids for this summer! Please plan on stopping by between 9-12 to drop off your inventory and pick up supplies for our September Open House, we will not have another drop off until September.  As with our previous months, we will not have a meeting, [...]


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