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Join Project Warm Hug's Scarf-a-thon this weekend!

Original post made by megan rosenhart, Menlo Park: Downtown, on Dec 11, 2006

This year, Project Warm Hug is giving over 1500+ gifts to 1500+ local children in need. These children are either living in local family shelters, are a part of the foster care system, or a part of Friends Outside's adopt-a-family program.
Project Warm Hug has generously donated many gifts from Cheeky Monkey of Menlo Park, food from a local Brownie Troop and children's books from a local Family Foundation.
Nearly 700 gifts have already been donated. Now it is time for us to create the holiday scarves. Our goal this year is to make 1000 scarves. We already have 350 that were made this past Saturday. This year, we are also going to sell these fun fleece scarves to raise money for our ongoing programs.
Trader Joes in Menlo Park has been so kind as to schedule time for us to sell in front of their store on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 15-17, from 11-3pm. Our goal is to sell 1,000 scarves. Each scarf is $5.00. For each scarf sold, one will be donated.
If you are able to sell these scarves elsewhere -- at your work, business or playgroup -- please let me know.
We need volunteers to cut and make the scarves; I will provide all of the materials. A couple of hours makes a lot of scarves. If you can use a pair of scissors, you can make the scarves. Great for moms, scout troops, a couple of friends and so on. You can use my studio for making them: We are right across from Trader Joes. The studio will be open the same hours we will be selling.
To sell the scarves; I am going to break the selling times into 2 hour segments. It would be great to get some of our kids involved. Huge reality check as to how great our children have it! A scarf may be the only gift these children in need get this Christmas.
The hours are: Friday, 11-1; Friday, 1-3; Saturday, 11-1; Saturday, 1-3; Sunday, 11-1; Sunday- 1-3. Rain or shine!
If you cannot help to make or sell, but still would like to contribute, we also need more fleece fabric. Joanne's fabrics has a supply of all sorts of cute fleece: 10 yards will make 60/70 scarves. Choose your favorite print fleece and I will either pick it up or you can drop it at our studio.
Please tell your friends and family to stop by this weekend to buy their holiday scarf. Great gifts/stocking stuffers as well!
Please let me know how you would like to participate in Project Warm Hug's Scarf-a-thon. Thanks so much.
-- Megan (650-468-3065) Studio location: 1030 Curtis St., Suite 201, Menlo Park (upstairs from Master Styling Salon).


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