Fall Fashion Give-a-way for the SF Foster Youth
Thanks to so many of your contributions for our SF Foster Youth
and our matching funds donor ,we are able to provide each and every SF Foster
child with at least three new clothing items.
Originally we were doing a “birthday bag” but that was a great idea that
did not work. Are we discouraged, NO. We simply found a more productive way to deliver
all the items to the SF Social Workers so that they can deliver to our Foster Youth. Quilters always find a way to get it
We will bring the items to the
office of San Francisco Human Resources at 170 Otis Street in the month of
We have separated our
items into three categories and have three different times for the delivery:
New borns to age three Tuesday,
Ages four thru twelve Wed.,
Oct. 19 & Thurs. Oct. 20
All the teens (approx. 52%) Wed.,
Oct. 26 & Thurs. Oct. 27
We are collaborating with the leadership of the social
workers and have reserved rooms at their facility for this distribution.
We will be emptying out FAB and having all the items
delivered in their duffle bags to the SF Foster Youth.. YEA!!!!
Yes, we will continue to support
the newborns and babies born to SF
Foster Youth. We will continue to
make the quilts, receiving blankets and burp cloths. Those are so popular.
And yes, we will continue to
support the SF Foster Youth that age out of the system and are beginning a new
life with a support package of bedding, toiletries and a selection of small
appliances. This also has proved to be
And yes, we are providing pillowcases to the family house for
children with life threatening diseases.
And yes we are still doing
We will provide from time to time items for the Holidays but
we will not collect school clothes at the level we have for the past two years.
We will be turning over the FAB facility to our friends at Designing
a Difference and they are planning on a manufacturing space to teach and employ
young at risk youth.
All of our quilts for sale will now be housed in QuiltWorks
and yes we will have area for volunteers to continue to support our programs.
ThriftStich remains open Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
From 12 – 5.
If you have receiving blankets please bring them to us for
our Oct. 4 delivery.
Thanks for all of your support on behalf of our programs…….
Hope to see you soon!!!!!!