Tag: Crystal Card Project

Crystal Cards: Looking Back

Remember when The Crystal Card Project had group work sessions?

Bobbie Reed Remember group work sessions? Remember public sales? Those occurred regularly until a year ago. March 2020 was when The Crystal Card Project canceled all public events. We never thought that the shutdown would still be in effect one year later. By April, volunteers were busy working at home as part of socially-distanced assembly…

Crystal Cards Succeeds Despite COVID

Bobbie Reed COVID has forced the cancellation of so many things in the past year, including group work sessions and public sales of Crystal Cards. The Crystal Card Project has adapted and continues its support for My Sister’s Place, a shelter for those escaping domestic violence. Volunteers now work at home, crafting new cards from…

Crystal Cards for the Holidays

Think Crystal Cards for the holidays.

Bobbie Reed December is here, and it brings many reasons to send greetings to friends and family. Crystal Cards has Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year cards, among their holiday selections. Of course, there are birthday, get well, thinking of you, and many other special cards. You can now choose the cards you want in the…

Crystal Cards Home Delivery a Great Success

Halloween and Thanksgiving cards are sure to please.

Bobbie Reed Crystal Card sales have adapted to our pandemic restrictions. A new home delivery option was initiated in August. Since then, over 70 people have enjoyed the benefits of “home shopping.” As one of them noted, “I like it better than going to the community sales where I feel like I should hurry, because…

Crystal Cards Home Delivery a Great Success

Milestone birthday cards are among the many types of Crystal Cards available.

Bobbie Reed Crystal Cards is now delivering. This new service was started in August, and Sun Lakers are delighted. “I love being able to take time to look at all the cards” and “I like it better than going to the sales where I feel like I should hurry because others are waiting” are just…

Crystal Cards Introduces Home Delivery

Crystal Cards delivered to your front door

Bobbie Reed Crystal Cards can deliver an assortment of greeting cards to your Sun Lakes home. You can choose the ones you want and return the rest. This new service is in response to those whose message is, “I really miss you” and “I would love to get more cards for my friends and family.”…

Crystal Card Project: Pandemic Update

Used cards ready to be refashioned into new ones for The Crystal Card Project

Bobbie Reed Sadly, during the past several months, a time when families have been forced to shelter in place, domestic violence has increased. Support for victims is needed more than ever. The Sun Lakes-based Crystal Card Project raises money for a local shelter by selling greeting cards refashioned from used cards. Over the past three…

Crystal Awards nominations

Crystal Awards are presented each year to honor individuals who have demonstrated exemplary service and contributions to the betterment of the Sun Lakes Community. Nomination forms are available at all Sun Lakes clubhouses or online at Sunlakescountryclub.com, IronOaksAZ.com, or CottonwoodPaloVerde.com. Nominate a friend, neighbor, or acquaintance whose volunteer service has helped make our community a…

Crystal Cards announces $30,000 donated

Gloria Tonkinson, Polly Smith, and Joanne Rumpler update the check to My Sister's Place to reflect the $30,000 donated through September, 2019.

Bobbie Reed Just three and half years after its startup, The Crystal Card Project has raised over $30,000 for charity. This is nearly double the goal of $5,000 per year set in March of 2016 when the project was first conceived. The monies raised are donated to My Sister’s Place, a Chandler shelter providing support…