Friday, April 10, 2009

Eco-friendly Fuel For All - Project Traveling Sanctuary

Let’s help women find their enchantment, their heart and their way back home with the boost of a simple and heartfelt, homemade gift.

When: Saturday May 23rd

Where: Being Your Day's Travels at Rustic, 212 SouthWashington St Lake City. Many participating retailers.

Time: 10 am - 4 pm (arrive anytime up to 3pm)

Cost: $25

Buy Your Ticket that Day.

The event benefits women and children living at a Southeastern Minnesota women’s shelter.

Haven of Hope - Red Wing, MN
Lewis House Community Action Council - Hastings, MN
Women's Shelter - Rochester, MN

What exactly is a Traveling Sanctuary?

The Pillowcase is the B*a*g (believe act go) vehicle. You fuel it with the most eco-friendly, renewable fuel available on this earth - LOVE.

A handmade pillowcase made with love. A handmade cards with a personal note of inspiration and an optional gift inside. The B*a*g (believe act go) Traveling Sanctuary will be given to women as they arrive at the shelters.

Below is a journal wrapped in a pillowcase with a card attached to the outside.

{ Women Create } { Women Shop } { Women Give }

Trip Highlights

Launch— Pick up your ticket, fuel up, get your map and meet the benefactors of your day of traveling.

Create the Vehicle: A pillowcase will be selected and sewn. It becomes the B*a*g (believe act go) Traveling Sanctuary.

Write the Travel Guide: A handmade card will be made. A personal note of inspiration written.

Additional Fuel (optional): Area merchants offering specials discounts to ticket holders which can be used to purchase a gift for inside Traveling Sanctuary (not included in ticket price)

Purchase “First Class” tickets and be eligible to win wonderful prizes.

Cost includes material to make pillowcase and handmade note cards (instruction and assistance provided) Also snack and beverage to be provided.

Event Inspired by Enchanted Makeovers.

Event Sponsored by: Rather Bee Quilting, The Scrapbook Store, Rustic and Modern B*a*g Ladies


Gabrielle said...

This is a fantastic idea. Our church just renovated and opened a home for women trying to escape Meth addiction. This project would be a wonderful way to welcome them into their new home. I host a couple of craft times at my house we could do this together as a gift for the home. Thank you!!!

marie*jolie said...

Cool beans! I'm so excited for you! In case you don't go back and read my reply in the comments of the post with the Dick & Jane bag, you can find it here: Cute, eh? I love it!