Calling All Crafters-3rd Annual Holiday Craft Sale
Crafters are desperately needed for our 3rd Annual Holiday Craft Sale! This is our biggest fundraiser of the year. The employee’s of the UIHC have come to recognize our sales and often comment on “How well made” everything is. I cannot count the number of times I was asked, during our summer sale, when we would be back. They are all looking forward to it! We need YOUR support to make this event successful!
November 18th and 19th
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (elevator I)
Iowa City, Iowa
If you have any questions, please contact (Fundraising Chair)
Deliver/Mail items to Jane by Sunday, November 16th.
2163 Terra Lane
Coralville, IA 52241
Items Requested at our Summer Sale:
Men’s Hawkeye scrub caps
Flannel pillow cases (sets, 2 each)
John Deere items for little boys
Knitted Youth caps 1 year+ and 3-7 year olds (we didn’t have ANY this summer and they were requested countless times)
Hawkeye Tag Blankets
Being that this is our Holiday sale, here are some holiday ideas:
Any item with a holiday theme: aprons, potholders, towels, pillows, etc
Christmas Ornaments! (We would like to have enough this year to display on a tree)
Items that consistently sell well at all sales:
Jewelry: Bracelets, Necklaces and Earrings. Stretchy bracelets for young girls always sell!
Washcloths and Potholders
Purses, Totes and Bags
Scarves and Hats! (These go like hotcakes during the winter sale)
Soft Toys and Teddy Bears (anything that could be given as a gift)
Anything Hawkeye Themed (Teddy Bears, Blankets, Scarves, Hats, Bags, etc)
Dog and Cat Toys (always sell out!)
Baby Taggie Blankets
Baby Clothing Items (3-6mos and up)
Quilts and Blankets
We would also like to share the following Ideas for packaging Gift Bags: The Fundraising Committee will put together these “Gift Bags”
Cook Book Gift Bag includes: Cook book, hand towel with crochet handle for refrigerator door, dish cloth or hot pad
Baby Gift Bag includes: Bib, soft toy, binki holder, socks, hat and booties or other combinations
Child Gift Bag includes: Chunky crayons, coloring book, socks, flip flops, bookmark, hair pretties or other combinations
Animal Gift Bag includes: Coat, chew toy, biscuits, catnip toy
Ladies Gift Bag includes: Handmade soaps, bracelet, scented candle or other combinations
Snack Attack Gift Bag: Packaged nuts, mini candy bars, hot chocolate, microwave popcorn or other combinations
REMEMBER ALL SNACK ITEMS MUST BE COMMERCIAL AND PRE-PACKAGED, NOTHING HOMEMADE.
We are looking for ideas for this sale. Please post your ideas for crafts as a comment to this posting! Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have ANY questions. The Fundraising Committee looks forward to making this event even bigger than last year!
We really need extra support this time year. Do not wait to get started on your crafts for this sale!!
Thanking you in advance for your participation and support,
The Preemie Project