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Parade Issue – Open House Mar. 11, 2023

2023-03-06T08:05:26-07:00March 6th, 2023|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Hi everyone. Well guess what?! The St. Patrick's Day parade is this Saturday from 10-12 (same as our Open House) and both 3rd Street AND Coronado Road will be CLOSED!  This also means that 7th Street will be a mess. So we have decided to push Open House to 1:00 to 3:00 with no meeting.  If [...]

February Inventory

2023-02-17T20:12:48-07:00February 17th, 2023|Categories: Stitches of Love|

The latest inventory is now posted. Thanks Mary.  What do we need, clothes!  What else do we need-more clothes! We have 4 months to make clothing for about 2,500 girls.  The boys we can fill in with purchased t-shirts.  You are doing an awesome job on accessories and we are at our goal for key chains and jewelry!  Since we [...]

Open House Feb. 11, 2023

2023-02-06T08:29:09-07:00February 6th, 2023|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Hi everyone! Our first Open House for 2023 will be this Saturday and our plans are to have a sit down meeting!  Our hours will be the same 9-12 with our meeting from 10 to about 11 so if you would rather not be in a group, please come from 9-9:45 or 11-12 as it will [...]

First Quarter 2023 Update

2023-02-28T14:50:52-07:00January 25th, 2023|Categories: From the Executive Director|

We’re so excited for 2023! Thanks to Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns Charities, Fiesta Bowl Charities, and BHHS Legacy Foundation this is the year we launch our mobile program. Anyone who has attended "New Clothes = New Beginnings" knows that nothing will ever compare to the experience we can give the students at Grand Canyon University, but now [...]

Stitches of Love 2023 Luncheon Update

2023-01-16T15:55:12-07:00January 16th, 2023|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Thank you to BHHS Legacy and Jerry for their $40,000 grant to Stitches of Love and our lunch today.  Jerry's support is invaluable to us and allows us to continue to be creative. Karl had some exciting news to share. BTSCD secured a $100,000 grant from Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns and with other grants, [...]

Stitches of Love Luncheon, Jan 14, 2023

2023-01-05T17:11:31-07:00January 5th, 2023|Categories: Stitches of Love|

We have a small number of reservations for our luncheon and we are hoping to confirm at 50.  So if the crowd was concerning you, you have until next Wednesday to let me know if you would like to attend. Recapping the event, it will be at the Beatitudes Campus, 1610 W. Glendale Ave, Phoenix in [...]

Year end news for Stitches of Love

2022-12-20T21:30:04-07:00December 20th, 2022|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Happy Holidays to everyone! Just a few things for the next few weeks...... We are going to have a pillowcase kit making day on Thursday, December 29 from 9:30 to about 2:00.  We still need about 1,000 pillowcases to cut and kit and I hope (fingers and toes crossed) that we purchased enough fabric from the black [...]

Devin Booker Picks BTSCD!

2022-12-20T14:31:09-07:00December 20th, 2022|Categories: News|

We’re thrilled to announce Back to School Clothing Drive was selected as a Devin Booker Starting Five $100,000 grant recipient! It is such an honor to be chosen and to play a part in his commitment to this community. Among other things, this grant will help us launch a mobile program in 2023. We can't thank [...]

December Update

2022-12-20T14:04:53-07:00December 20th, 2022|Categories: From the Executive Director|

What an incredible year 2022 was! It was our 55th year in service and it was the year we were finally able to get back to in-person distributions! Seeing students face-to-face after two years of contingency plans was lifegiving for all of us! We serviced more than 4,700 children at distribution events this year and our [...]

Last Open House for 2022, Nov. 12

2022-11-07T18:53:48-07:00November 7th, 2022|Categories: Stitches of Love|

Hi everyone! Our last Open House of 2022 will be this Saturday 9:00-12:00 with no meeting, just drop off inventory, pick up supplies and chatting if you want.  Our next Open House will not be until February 11 so plan accordingly.  Fingers tightly crossed, we are planning our appreciation luncheon sponsored by Legacy tentatively scheduled on January [...]


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