Finishing the Safelight Project 2020

Now that a couple of months have passed since the big delivery to Safelight, I emailed them to ask if they now had space to take the rest of the bags.  To my surprise, they said that new shelter resident needs have greatly slowed down, and they hadn't used that many bags so far.  Their …

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Wrapping Up the Safelight Project

Over the past few weeks, I've been working on getting our Safelight Project farther along.  As we left off in March when the lockdown began I had just delivered 39 bags.  The dollar store wasn't doing bulk orders and I needed to wait until that began again.  In late April, I was able to again …

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Safelight Project Update

It has been a busy time for the Safelight Project.  Lots of packages have come into the post office, and another delivery was made.   I hope I get the names and the pictures right, so much has come in I might be a bit off, but know that I really do appreciate and am very …

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Safelight Project 2020 is underway!

Cards and case sets are coming in for Safelight, and it is exciting to see this project take off so quickly.  We hit our donation goal within 48 hours of the first announcement, and have now gone well over.  I knew that the shelter was completely out of bags for new residents, so I wanted …

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Safelight Project 2020, the first update

It was an amazing weekend, with the announcement of the start of the Safelight Project on Friday.  Almost immediately, the donations began pouring in, not only from readers in the US, but also one from England!  I was so grateful for the immediate support, and the number of contributors. Thank you so much to these …

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The Safelight Project 2020

It is time to start the Safelight Project for this year, and I am hopeful that the fourth year of this project will be the biggest and best yet.  Checking with the Safelight domestic violence shelter this week showed that they are now out of the spa bags. Last time we managed to do 70 …

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Tissue Covers and a note about Safelight

When we did the latest Safelight Project, wonderful reader Betty Giacomino sent 70 tissue covers to go with the cases made by readers.  It was delightful to see how many there were that went together well.  The last 15 or so didn't really match (I mean, how much can one expect, LOL!!), but at that …

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Safelight Project Delivery

Yesterday was a fun day as we packed up the goodie bags and made the delivery to Safelight.  For those new to the project, Safelight incorporates many services for domestic violence victims and sexual assault victims providing counseling, case management, court advocacy, support groups and job training under one umbrella organization.  These bags provide much …

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Safelight Project Update, Something Amazing and Winners!

This past week has been like Christmas with every trip to the post office.   More and more cases and cards have come in, so much that the project has way more than it can use for this delivery!  So, once again, I'll be doing more bags in a couple of months with the items left …

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Safelight Project Update

We have just two weeks to go for the Safelight Project, and I am delighted to announce that the financial goal has been exceeded.  Just yesterday in the mail, our donations rocketed past the goal!   The project will be providing 62 bags for the shelter, with 60 of them designed for women and two …

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