Donate Scrapbook Supplies for Mercy Project!!

by jessicaturner on May 18, 2006

I volunteer for a home called Mercy Ministries which is a place where girls (ages 16-28) who are dealing with life controlling issues like eating disorders, unplanned pregnancy and depression come to live in a residential treatment program. (www.mercyministries.org) I have volunteered there for about a year and have seen many lives radically changed. Many of the girls love to scrapbook. After taking Donna Downey’s flip flop album class at CKC-Nashville, I thought it would be a great project to teach the girls.

It is my hope to get paper, chipboard and embellishments donated for the girls to make these simple albums. I know that so many here on the message board have so much. It would be an awesome gift to be able to go to the Mercy house and be able to provide the girls with all the supplies needed for the project.

Each album calls for 2 6×6 thick pieces of chipboard, 2 8×8 pieces of paper, 2 12×12 pieces of plain cardstock and a variety of patterned paper, ribbon and embellishments to decorate the inside. In all there are 40 girls at the house. Do you think this is something you could help with? We all have spare paper! If a bunch of people just sent a sheet or two of paper and a few embellishments, we’d be set. It totally can be scraps too! If you have chipboard, that would be great as well.

I’m hoping to do the class in about a month, if we can get enough supplies donated. My goal is to receive all supplies by June 1. That will give me enough time to figure out what is needed (if anything).

Please leave a message if you would like to donate, and I will send you my mailing address.

Thanks for reading and for your help. Your generousity will mean more to these girls than you realize.



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Amy Thornton June 1, 2006 at 4:54 pm

Jess-

I hope all is well! I just read this posting and I’ve got some Creative Memories scrapping supplies that I never use. I’m tying to clean out a bunch of stuff before I move. Let me know if you’d like anything- paper, stickers, borders, etc…give me a call- 651-235-5026

Talk to you soon!
Amy

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Ami Adams December 30, 2008 at 2:06 pm

I have a bunch of scrapbook supplies (paper and tools) I am willing to donate. Please e-mail me your address. My e-mail is
amiladams@gmail.com

thank you
Ami

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Anonymous March 22, 2009 at 2:11 pm

What an awesome ministry. I noticed that this was written in 2006 and am wondering if you still need supplies? If so, I have so much that I can send your way. Please email me at katherinemyers@sbcglobal.net

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Dusty Murray July 27, 2009 at 11:19 pm

I would love to donate some scrapbook supplies! I lots of supplies that i never use and i would love for them to go to someone who will use them. Please let me know if you would like these supplies. This is a great thing you are doing! You can e-mail me at dkelly2@my.westga.edu.

Thank you,
Dusty

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Sandy Kuhlman October 13, 2015 at 11:15 am

I’d like to donate Creative Memories supplies and albums. Can you use them? All supplies are from 5-10 years ago and still new. Let me know if you’re interested.

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jessicaturner October 13, 2015 at 9:41 pm

I no longer volunteer there, sorry!

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