Monday, May 4, 2015

Third Annual Care Packages for Care Givers - Mothers Day 2015

Join with me and AZ American Mothers by giving care packages to
a special group of moms during our 

3rd Annual 

Care Packages for Care Givers 

Mother's Day 2015

This year we are reaching out to the Autumn House, a domestic violence shelter in the East Valley. It is a part of A New Leaf Foundation and provides services such as: safe housing, meals, and basic needs; case management, financial coaching, and workforce development; childcare; counseling for like skills and educational classes. 

Our goal this year is to deliver at least 16 "Care Packages" to A New Leaf to be given to the moms in the Autumn House. We'd love to have your help. Your donations have brightened the day and made a difference in the life of a mom in a difficult situation in previous years and can do so again this year.

This is a smaller number of gift bags than last year or the year before, but our hope is to focus on a smaller group of moms in need. 

(You can read about the results of the 2013 project here and the 2014 project here.)  

To sponsor or pay for all the items needed for one care package: $25.00
A donation of any amount is truly appreciated.

If you'd like to donate individual items, see the instructions and list below.

Also, a heartfelt thank-you to all those who share this opportunity with friends and helped to spread the word! 

** Donations needed by May 7th, 2015 **

For monetary donations

Use PayPal and email address:

Put "care packages" in the comments

To donate items, or to contribute by check or cash, 

please send and email to

Needed Items:

*Gift Bags (any color; no birthday theme)

*Target/Walmart Gift Cards ($5 or $10) 

*Body Wash

*Hairbrush/comb/cosmetic bag

Small wallet

Hand Lotion - white, non perfumed

Candy Bars –no nuts

Mints, gum

Small journals 

*These are preferred items

Care packages will be delivered to the A New Leaf Foundation and given to women/mothers in the Autumn House on or around May 8th, 2015.

100 % of donations used for care packages.

To learn more about A New Leaf, or to donate directly, visit their website here.

Arizona American Mothers, Inc. is a non-profit organization. Receipts of cash donations furnished upon request.

If you are still reading this fine print, thank you & Happy Mother's Day!

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