International Day of Charity 2017

Today Sept. 5th,2017 marks the 5th year of UN’s call for countries to recognize and contribute towards the efforts of charitable organizations and individuals.

The International Day of Charity was established with the objective of sensitizing and mobilizing people, NGOs, and stakeholders all around the world to to help others through volunteer and philanthropic activities.

The date of 5 September was chosen in order to commemorate the anniversary of the passing away of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 “for work undertaken in the struggle to overcome poverty and distress, which also constitute a threat to peace.”  Mother Teresa died on September 5th 1997, at 87 years of age.

Give back today however and where-ever you feel moved. I’m giving to my local church relief agency and to our local food bank.

Happy Tuesday Makers~Cheers

P.S. My reg. schedule Tuesday Textile Tips will resume next week.

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Labour Day-Handmade

It’s Labour Day Makers’! Cheers to all workers! Today’s post is a short tour of some of our local workers’ handmade creations.

These and more can be found at the Alger Community Market on Sunday afternoons.

A huge thank you to everyone who came out this past Saturday to enjoy the Fun’raiser. It was wicked hot, but fun was had by all. Here’s a write-up from our local news paper if you’d like a bit to read with your coffee/tea today.

Happy Labour Day Makers’~Cheers

Psssst, by the by Craftsy has frees classes streaming all day today…….just sayin. 😉

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Saturday Family Fun-n-Market

This week the Alger Sunday Market is Saturday Sept. 2nd 10am-4pm. Plus music, food and fun for everyone. Come on out and enjoy.

Happy Saturday~Cheers

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