Essential Goods Drive: Cause for Creativity: What a Girl Wants, What a Girl Needs

Sunday, Nov 6, 2011  2pm–5pm iCal

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Essential Goods Drive: Cause for Creativity: What a Girl Wants, What a Girl Needs



Please come to the Santa Monica Museum of Art for an essential goods drive and art workshop to benefit the women of Ocean Park Community Center (OPCC)–the largest and most comprehensive provider of housing and services to low-income and homeless communities on the Westside.

Donation Drive Drop-Off Period:

October 24 – 29, 11 am – 6 pm

October 31 – November 5, 11 am – 6 pm

Workshop Drop-Off: November 6, 2 – 5 pm  

DONATE to the essential goods drive and receive:

– A voucher for FREE participation in the art workshop

– A reusable Cause for Creativity bag!

Click here to view the essential goods drive donation list


Art Workshop: Sunday, November 6, 2 pm – 5 pm

CREATE a reusable bag from recycled t-shirts with tips and tricks from local designers and artists on sewing, appliqué, and silkscreen techniques. The bags will be used to bundle donations for delivery to OPCC.

Participants are encouraged to bring clean, unwanted shirts and are welcome to create additional bags for themselves, friends, and family amidst a great ambiance of creativity, music, and food.

Event partners include: Lori Petitti, Aldo Beppo, Sean Devereaux, and Scott Allen of Swap-o-Rama-Rama–a creative commons project dedicated to exploring creative reuse. Additional contributions will be made by local organizations: Urban Craft Center will provide sewing machines; reDiscover will provide an embellishment station; Virginia Avenue Park Teen Center Team will provide a silkscreen station; and Daybreak at OPCC will provide information about OPCC programs and art projects.

Admission: FREE for SMMoA members and drive donors; $5 general admission

GIVE a beautiful Thanksgiving bundle of goods to women in need.

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