Projects tagged with "ARTS/CRAFTS"

Knit Winter Accessories at Home with Operation Gratitude

In the cold winter months, Operation Gratitude includes a lovingly handmade scarf or hat in every Care Package they send to the Troops. To make that happen, they need the knitting and crocheting talents of many Volunteers across the country. For more info: https://www.operationgratitude.com/express-your-thanks-virtual/handmade-with-love/knit-and-crochet-virtual/

Write Letters at Home with Operation Gratitude

There is nothing more thoughtful and personal than a handwritten note inside a beautiful handmade card. Every Care Package Operation Gratitude sends not only includes letters from grateful Americans, but also blank cards for the service members’ own personal use. They invite you to put your paper crafting skills to work making blank cards that the Deployed Troops can then use to write home to their loved ones. During this time of social distancing, you don’t need to leave your home to mail your handmade items! Please use their guide to order boxes, print postage, and have your box picked up by the post office. For more info: https://www.operationgratitude.com/express-your-thanks-virtual/handmade-with-love/blank-greeting-cards-virtual/
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Sew Accessories at Home with Operation Gratitude

Join Operation Gratitude's Sewing program! Use your sewing talent to create different items to support the troops serving overseas. During this time of social distancing, you don’t need to leave your home to mail your handmade items! Please use Operation Gratitude's guide to order boxes, print postage, and have your box picked up by the post office. For more info: https://www.operationgratitude.com/express-your-thanks-virtual/handmade-with-love/sewing-program-virtual/

Make Paracord Bracelets at Home with Operation Gratitude

Not only do paracord bracelets look cool, they can actually be used to save a life in an emergency situation. Operation Gratitude includes them in their Care Packages because they’re both functional and meaningful, as they are handmade by an American who wants to show their appreciation to our Troops and First Responders. During this time of social distancing, you don’t need to leave your home to mail your handmade items! Please use their guide to order boxes, print postage, and have your box picked up by the post office. For more info: https://www.operationgratitude.com/express-your-thanks-virtual/paracord-bracelets-virtual/

Write Letters at Home with Operation Gratitude

Interested in writing letters with Operation Gratitude? Every Operation Gratitude Care Package includes a bundle of letters from grateful Americans thanking their Military & First Responder Heroes for their service to our country. To join them in letter writing, please register at the their website. Operation Gratitude will email you a letter-writing guide, printable coloring sheets for children, and instructions for shipping the letters to them. For more info: https://www.operationgratitude.com/express-your-thanks-virtual/write-letters-virtual/
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Get Crafty with Big Sunday

This summer many people enjoyed joining us to make beautiful, cheerful and unique mosaic suns to brighten up nonprofits around town. (One went to our friends at No Limits, the other to US Vets in Inglewood. In fact, some of the vets joined us to help make them!) These cool projects are the brainchild of our old friend Cathy Weiss and will be led by Cathy and our own Ty Johnson. The events will be at our offices, outside, in the parking lot. You must be vaccinated and will be asked to wear a mask. If you have any questions email tyrin@bigsunday.org. For more information and to sign up click here: https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tuesdayartdays/
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Make A Difference at Big Sunday TM@10 Event

TM@10 (Thursday Morning @ 10) is not only one of our favorite programs, but it’s one of our most popular, too! We meet every Thursday morning, from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. And we host a hands-on projects to help local nonprofits. At TM@10 this week we will Pack Hot Cocoa Kits to bring warmth to those in need. All projects will be in our headquarters: 6111 Melrose Ave. There’s street parking in front of our office or on June Street. You must be fully vaccinated to participate. Please bring your vaccination card or digital proof. For now, we’ll be outside in the parking lot (entrance through Seward St), masked and distanced. Attendance is limited, everyone will be asked to sign a COVID-waiver, and you must sign up in advance. (And yes, we know that sounds like a lot of rules – sorry! – but we want to make sure everyone stays healthy and safe!) Any questions please email pablo@bigsunday.org. Sign up here: https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/
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Get Crafty with Big Sunday

This summer many people enjoyed joining us to make beautiful, cheerful and unique mosaic suns to brighten up nonprofits around town. (One went to our friends at No Limits, the other to US Vets in Inglewood. In fact, some of the vets joined us to help make them!) These cool projects are the brainchild of our old friend Cathy Weiss and will be led by Cathy and our own Ty Johnson. The events will be at our offices, outside, in the parking lot. You must be vaccinated and will be asked to wear a mask. If you have any questions email tyrin@bigsunday.org. For more information and to sign up click here: https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tuesdayartdays/
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Make A Difference at Big Sunday TM@10 Event

TM@10 (Thursday Morning @ 10) is not only one of our favorite programs, but it’s one of our most popular, too! We meet every Thursday morning, from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. And we host a hands-on projects to help local nonprofits. At TM@10 this week we will Pack Hydration Kits for Water Drop LA. All projects will be in our headquarters: 6111 Melrose Ave. There’s street parking in front of our office or on June Street. You must be fully vaccinated to participate. Please bring your vaccination card or digital proof. For now, we’ll be outside in the parking lot (entrance through Seward St), masked and distanced. Attendance is limited, everyone will be asked to sign a COVID-waiver, and you must sign up in advance. (And yes, we know that sounds like a lot of rules – sorry! – but we want to make sure everyone stays healthy and safe!) Any questions please email pablo@bigsunday.org. Sign up here: https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/
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Make Handmade Goods at Home with Operation Gratitude

Join Operation Gratitude's monthly Handmade with Love webinars! If you are interested in crafting but need some guidance or you would like to find like-minded Americans practicing virtual volunteerism, this is the place to start. In these free classes, you will get an introduction and insight into how you can participate with Operation Gratitude. Operation Gratitude is excited to get crafting with you! For more info: https://www.operationgratitude.com/handmade-with-love-webinars/

Make A Difference at Big Sunday TM@10 Event

TM@10 (Thursday Morning @ 10) is not only one of our favorite programs, but it’s one of our most popular, too! We meet every Thursday morning, from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. And we host a hands-on projects to help local nonprofits. At TM@10 this week we will Pack Hydration Kits for those in need. All projects will be in our headquarters: 6111 Melrose Ave. There’s street parking in front of our office or on June Street. You must be fully vaccinated to participate. Please bring your vaccination card or digital proof. For now, we’ll be outside in the parking lot (entrance through Seward St), masked and distanced. Attendance is limited, everyone will be asked to sign a COVID-waiver, and you must sign up in advance. (And yes, we know that sounds like a lot of rules – sorry! – but we want to make sure everyone stays healthy and safe!) Any questions please email pablo@bigsunday.org. Sign up here: https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/
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Make A Difference at Big Sunday TM@10 Event

TM@10 (Thursday Morning @ 10) is not only one of our favorite programs, but it’s one of our most popular, too! We meet every Thursday morning, from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. And we host a hands-on projects to help local nonprofits. At TM@10 this week we will Pack Young Musician Kits for kids interested in music. All projects will be in our headquarters: 6111 Melrose Ave. There’s street parking in front of our office or on June Street. You must be fully vaccinated to participate. Please bring your vaccination card or digital proof. For now, we’ll be outside in the parking lot (entrance through Seward St), masked and distanced. Attendance is limited, everyone will be asked to sign a COVID-waiver, and you must sign up in advance. (And yes, we know that sounds like a lot of rules – sorry! – but we want to make sure everyone stays healthy and safe!) Any questions please email pablo@bigsunday.org. Sign up here: https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/
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Make A Difference at Big Sunday TM@10 Event

TM@10 (Thursday Morning @ 10) is not only one of our favorite programs, but it’s one of our most popular, too! We meet every Thursday morning, from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. And we host a hands-on projects to help local nonprofits. At TM@10 this week we will Sort Donated Toys for the Holidays. All projects will be in our headquarters: 6111 Melrose Ave. There’s street parking in front of our office or on June Street. You must be fully vaccinated to participate. Please bring your vaccination card or digital proof. For now, we’ll be outside in the parking lot (entrance through Seward St), masked and distanced. Attendance is limited, everyone will be asked to sign a COVID-waiver, and you must sign up in advance. (And yes, we know that sounds like a lot of rules – sorry! – but we want to make sure everyone stays healthy and safe!) Any questions please email pablo@bigsunday.org. Sign up here: https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/
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