Category Archives: Crafts

Ideas for Broken Crayons

Here are ideas to recycle, donate and upcycle old crayons: CRAYON CAN  The Crayon Can takes old, broken crayons and reforms them into new shapes. If you’re in the area, they will pick up; otherwise, mail to them. http://www.crayoncan.com/  CRAZY … Continue reading

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Donated sewing supplies help newborns

PREEMIE PROJECT Ready to retire your sewing supplies?  Your donations could help critically ill infants and their families, at the Preemie Project in Iowa City.  Volunteers make handcrafted booties, hats and blankets for the newborns and deliver them to the … Continue reading

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Common objects repurposed at local art studio

You just never know what common items you have around the house that can be repurposed into beautiful new items!  Concord, NC native Jessica Garmon opened a recycling art studio recently, naming it “Trashed”.  Her creative ideas are inspiring others … Continue reading

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Your donated equipment could help Muscular Dystrophy research

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION  MDA accepts donations of office supplies and furniture, craft supplies, computer equipment, office equipment and medical supplies and equipment.  Your donations go to a better use, helping MDA direct its other resources to children and adults with … Continue reading

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