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It’s Time to Move Forward on Climate

{via 350.org} On Sunday, February 17th I was one of 50,000 people who made their way to Washington DC for the Forward on Climate Rally. Our goal was to show President Obama that there is broad public support for addressing climate solutions and holding him to his promise to make the environment and the climate … read more

Creative tithing – giving thanks to the community that supports us

love plate by Hideminy by guest contributor Shrie L. Spangler There has been a lot said on the interwebz lately about a concept called “creative tithing”. As crafty business owners, we’re often so focused on making that paper and pushing ourselves and our own ideas that we forget to support the community that supports us. … read more

Haiti Fundraiser Donation Made to the Red Cross

‘ It’s official! We made over $2,000 in the Haiti Relief Fundraiser…$2028 to be exact. I just made the donation to the Red Cross International Response Fund after waiting for all the funds to come in & to clear Paypal.  In the interest of transparency, you can see my donation verification below—with sensitive info blanked … read more

Haiti Fundraiser Update!

Auction update!  I’m just waiting on the last payments to come in from the auction and then I will donate all the funds collected to the Red Cross International Response Fund! Will keep you updated. We raised over $2,000!

Haiti Relief Fundraiser Auction Day 10 – Last Day!

Today is the last auction benefit the Red Cross International Response Fund! You can still bid on Day 9 Auction items as well until January 27th at 11:59 pm EST, so let’s make it count! Be sure to visit the Haiti Relief Fundraiser page for all the details about the donaters and the auction particulars. … read more

Haiti Relief Fundraiser Auction Day 9

Today is the 2nd to last silent auction to benefit Haiti, so let’s make it count for the Red Cross International Response Fund. You can still bid on Day 8 Auction items as well until January 26th at 11:59 pm EST.  All the goods have been donated by generous crafters, designers & artists. Be sure … read more

Haiti Relief Fundraiser Auction Day 8

Hope you had a great weekend.  I painted all weekend long, but now it’s time to get back to raising money for the people of Haiti. So far, after 7 auctions, we’ve raised $1521!  That’s amazing!  There’s  only 3 more auctions to go, but let’s try to raise at least another $1,000 for the Red … read more

Haiti Relief Fundraiser Auction Day 7

We’ve been going at this silent auction to benefit the people of Haiti for 7 days now and raised a good bit of money for the Red Cross International Response Fund. After today, there will be 3 more days of auctions  with the last day being Wednesday, January 27th.  All goods for the auction have … read more

Haiti Relief Fundraiser Auction Day 6

It’s Day 6 of the silent auction to benefit the people of Haiti. All goods have been donated by a group of very  generous indie  shops and 100% of the proceeds will go to the Red Cross International Response Fund.  Be sure to visit the Haiti Relief Fundraiser page for all the details. How does … read more

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