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sek111sbc 03-02-2012 04:02 PM

getting a cardmaking setup for the senior/disabled
 
i am looking for supplies for them which can be kept on site.

looking for things that you just dont want anymore and would be willing to donate to the elderly/disabled...i am trying to start a cardmaking seminar thing at the local elderly/disabled home so they can make cards for theri faimilies and such...and they cannot afford a lot for supplies...i am trying to get whatever i can get together for them...and i was hoping some of the peeps on here at scs would be able to help...i was thinking of charging for some supplies so it could continue on like once a month but many are on such strict incomes they can only afford their pills and dr copays...which leaves the cost to me and i can do some but its a lot if 20 ppl come and make 5 cards a month....am looking for stamps that if they get dirty filthy won't matter/cs/ink/cleaners etc etc....but will matter to the ppl making the cards for their families(may be a treasured memento to someone if their grandpa passes)...plmk if you have any type of things you can just give away to them as the items will also be stored on site that are given to them.

needing many many things...plmk

Scrapninny 03-02-2012 07:59 PM

I have some patterned papers, 2 sentiment stamps (for you and make a wish) and some stickers I could send.

Message me your address, please. To make the paper fit in a smaller envelope, mind if I cut it to 9 x 12 or 8 x 8? (Still big enough for cards.)

sek111sbc 03-03-2012 05:05 AM

pm'd you scrapninny! thank you very much!

sek111sbc 03-03-2012 11:14 AM

:)

Scrapninny 03-03-2012 12:41 PM

Fab - got it.

I won't have time to package it until next weekend and it's coming from Canada so it might be a while getting to you. Just letting you know!

sek111sbc 03-03-2012 02:47 PM

all is welcome...it might be a little before we are getting started...have to get permission from the housing peeps...was so hoping the end of this month...but it may be a little bit yet to get started

sek111sbc 03-05-2012 06:50 AM

that is fine, pm'd you my addy

sek111sbc 03-06-2012 05:25 PM

bumping this back to the top, they really do appreciate everything and anything

sek111sbc 03-07-2012 11:47 AM

bumpin for the seniors/disabled that i will be helping...

please pm me if you have things that you just want out and they could have to use.


:) ty!

sek111sbc 03-08-2012 10:03 AM

bumpin for the help

sek111sbc 03-12-2012 02:28 PM

still many things needed...extra plain scissors, need more envelopes, need embellishments....

I am receiving some things in...but still need a lot more (unfortunately) but it will be fun for them and I am grateful for all the help for them

quickstuff 03-12-2012 04:29 PM

pm with address, I an cleaning out stamp room so have many items that you can use.

alice

sek111sbc 03-12-2012 04:48 PM

pm'd you! :) ty!

sek111sbc 03-13-2012 11:21 AM

bumpin

sek111sbc 03-14-2012 05:31 PM

btt~everything is appreciated...images are welcome too!

Scrapninny 03-14-2012 07:17 PM

My package hit the post office today - papers, kraft CS, 2 rubber stamps and stickers.

I try to keep a "donate" pile in my room so I'll keep you in mind. Let us know how well the program is received!

sek111sbc 03-15-2012 02:12 AM

oh I so will...maybe I can put a couple of pics n stuff

sek111sbc 03-16-2012 01:33 PM

the lady that i help with whom has ms got pretty sick today...she is in the hospital...it only reinforces how important a card can be...just a pretty piece of paper you know?

sek111sbc 03-16-2012 06:53 PM

BTT

sek111sbc 03-17-2012 07:34 AM

bumpin on up

sek111sbc 03-19-2012 07:09 PM

rec'd the items from you scrapninny! ty! they thank you too!

SkyNacho 03-19-2012 07:38 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sek111sbc (Post 19241425)
all is welcome...it might be a little before we are getting started...have to get permission from the housing peeps...was so hoping the end of this month...but it may be a little bit yet to get started

Did you get the permission to get started, Sande?

sek111sbc 03-19-2012 08:38 PM

oh yes...lol...it was just a sign up sheet....we are using the whole dining room! :)
it's unbelievable there are 43 now signed up!

Scrapninny 03-20-2012 06:40 PM

Thanks for letting me know the stuff arrived! I should have asked: Do you need envelopes too? I get a lot of printed cards from charities that I donate to. I usually toss the cards to make my own and keep the envelopes, but some are too big for my preference.

sek111sbc 03-21-2012 06:33 AM

definately need envies...one of the many needs...lol

sek111sbc 03-27-2012 08:32 AM

we are doing it the Sunday AFTER Easter...so if anyone else can help on things, it would be greatly appreciated. And there still is time to help out.

Scrapninny 03-27-2012 06:48 PM

I hope it's a hit. I have cross posted this thread to another paper crafting forum where people are in "purge" talks.

sek111sbc 03-27-2012 06:53 PM

thank you! everything will be loved til it can't be loved anymore...

and I hope its a hit too, because it could mean sooo much to a loved one...and then it can continue on from month to month...and then maybe something for them to look forward to.. :)

sek111sbc 03-27-2012 06:54 PM

and if it goes well there is still time for others to send things...because i think it will be good...

48 signups right now...

Sarge 03-27-2012 07:16 PM

I have a bunch of stuff I can contribute to such a great cause. I'll send a flat rate box full. Just send me an address when you have a minute. Sarge

sek111sbc 03-27-2012 07:29 PM

pm'd you sarge!

anything is appreciated...

still need lots of things...

embellishments are needed too...as well as a couple more ink pads...(i think there are a couple...but black would be awesome too...I am figuring a couple ink pads per table and there are 8 tables) need cleaner so we can salvage as much as possible for the next time...I will be busy cleaning I am sure...any stmaps you don't want...scissors....still in need of envies....if each person makes 5 cards...(which I am just estimating) that would be 240 envies....

I think it is going to be big and fun!

sek111sbc 03-27-2012 07:29 PM

of course cardstock and glues...glues glues...rrrr...lol

Sarge 03-29-2012 05:18 AM

Hi Sande: I sent one flat rate box yesterday that should be there by Saturday and I am mailing another this morning. The second one should get there by Monday or Tuesday via priority mail. I'll see what else I can continue to scrounge up for you. Have a great day! SARGE PS: It is supposed to be 85 degrees here in Central Florida, what's the weather way up there?

sek111sbc 03-29-2012 05:23 AM

lol....its only around 60 this week...lol

thank you so much!

sek111sbc 03-30-2012 11:15 AM

got some wonderful cs from oly wa...I can't make out the rest of anything...it is raining out...but everything inside is dry! thank you soo much! they will love it, I am going to get busy cutting...lol

Scrapninny 03-30-2012 07:21 PM

I have another envelope to send with 20 card envelopes in it and a handful of handmade ones from leftover papers. Also some die cut ovals for frames.

I just re-organized my scrap storage and I think I need to have a punch party in the summer and punch out lots of embellies for your group later in the year.

I'll keep looking over the weekend and ship next week.

sek111sbc 03-31-2012 06:08 AM

thank you!

sek111sbc 03-31-2012 05:33 PM

got the first wonderful pkg sarge! thank you! they will be sure to enjoy!

sek111sbc 04-02-2012 02:18 PM

smiley and sarge! rec'd your packages today!

it is starting to look like supplies here! :)

sek111sbc 04-03-2012 03:17 PM

I am starting to get excited...oh do i hope it goes over well! then we can do it monthly or bimonthly or something...


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