Posts tagged ‘donations’

Quilt Drive for Central Texas Wildfires

{ Photo by Deanna Roy | used with permission } The last two days here in Austin have been surreal. The heat finally let up, and we are enjoying our first sub-100-degree days in months, but the winds that brought in the cool front also fueled several huge wildfires in the region. The county of [...]

Action Kivu Fundraiser

Alissa of Handmade by Alissa is leading a fundraiser for the organization Action Kivu, with which her twin sister Cate works. I’ll let Alissa tell you more about them: [Action Kivu is] an organization in eastern Congo that runs a sewing workshop for victims of the conflict there. The conflict in Congo has taken the [...]

Craft Hope for Haiti

Just spreading the word about the Craft Hope for Haiti Etsy shop. Lots of textiles to buy, and 100% of proceeds go to Doctors Without Borders. You can also donate your own crafts or supplies for the cause. Related posts: Action Kivu Fundraiser Help Japan by Buying Japanese Fabric Donate Your Surplus Fabric

Donate Your Surplus Fabric

If you’ve been inspired to declutter your stash, here’s a wonderful thing to do with your “purge” pile. In 1994 Amina, aged 18 at the time, fled the harrowing violence of the Rwandan civil war, the poverty and the dismal future in Rwanda. As a teenage mother she was wounded but miraculously survived this genocide. [...]