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Crystal Card Project Recycles Greeting Cards

The Crystal Card Project rejuvenates used cards, sells them for $1 each, then donates the funds to My Sister’s Place, a domestic violence shelter. Thanks to all the volunteers, shoppers, and donors, $75,000 has been given to the shelter since this program began in 2016. December brought special donations of gifts, toys, and gift cards…

Celebrate the Holidays with Crystal Cards

Crystal Cards will be on sale in November at three Sun Lakes locations. * Wednesday, Nov. 2, Cottonwood’s San Tan Ballroom at the Cottonwood Women’s Coffee, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. * Wednesday, Nov. 9, Bradford Room in the Oakwood clubhouse, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. * Thursday, Nov. 17, Sun Lakes Country Club lobby,…

Crystal Cards Donations Top $65,000

Bobbie Reed The Crystal Card Project has donated more than $65,000 to My Sister’s Place since the project began in 2016. This money has been used to help families escaping domestic violence. The needs for these families are sometimes unimaginable. They typically leave with few or no possessions. Their abuser often holds their birth certificates,…

Girls Soccer Teams Donate to The Crystal Card Project

Chandler Girls Soccer Club recently collected over 2,200 cards for The Crystal Card Project. Four teams of young ladies (age 12 to 13) competed to see which team could collect the most cards. They appealed to friends and relatives, and Team RSL03Cooper won, collecting 1,279 cards. This is the second year that the teams have…

Crystal Cards Resumes In-Person Workshops

Bobbie Reed Crystal Cards is resuming in-person workshops in 2022. These popular card-making sessions were halted in early 2020 because of the pandemic. Although our many dedicated volunteers continued making cards at home, they looked forward to the day they could join others and work together. Our next card-making workshop will be Wednesday, Feb. 23,…

Crystal Card Project Plays Santa

Bobbie Reed The Crystal Card Project made Christmas a little merrier this year. Acting as Santa, volunteers delivered over 100 gifts and gift cards for the families living at My Sister’s Place, a shelter for those escaping domestic violence. The shelter is affiliated with Catholic Charities, which provides funding for operations such as staff and…

SLWA Donates to The Crystal Card Project

Bobbie Reed The Sun Lakes Women’s Association (SLWA), a social and philanthropic organization serving the greater Sun Lakes community, presented a check for $1000 to The Crystal Card Project. The money will be used to buy supplies and materials to make the Crystal Cards. Donations like these allow The Crystal Card Project to meet its…

Celebrate Holidays with Crystal Cards

Bobbie Reed Crystal Cards will be on sale in November at two Sun Lakes locations. • Wednesday, Nov. 3, at the Cottonwood Women’s Coffee beginning at 10:30 a.m. in Cottonwood’s San Tan Ballroom • Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Bradford Room in the Oakwood clubhouse In addition to Thanksgiving…

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…