handmade city & theplace2be

Handmade City is happy to help out our friends at theplace2be in Rock Island, Illinois. A group of our collective Handmade City artists will be donating items for theplace2be to sell and help raise money for the organization during an open house on August 5th, from 3-5pm. We will keep you updated and post more information closer to the date.

Artists participating in the Open House donation include:

ADVENTURE ORANGE
ANDIE’S PAPERIE
DECADENCE
HELENA SOPHIA
INNAD
J.BIRD STITCH
KLARKOWSKI POTTERY
LADYNOBLE
LIL’ SQUEEKS
MISS MAEHEM’S ACCESSORIES
OBVIOUS FRONT
ORANGE GUY
SUE C DESIGNS
TOTES & TOGGLES

What a great list! If you are looking to purchase some handmade items for a good cause you must check out the open house. Visit theplace2be.org to learn more about how they impact our community and how you can help! Pasted from their website:

“Theplace2b’s mission is to help youth, ages 14-18, develop hope, increase resiliency and create successful lives of which they can be proud.

Theplace2b is a safe haven for homeless and displaced youth in Rock Island and Scott Counties, located in the YWCA Annex in downtown Rock Island at 1600 2nd Avenue.

The center is open from 4:00-8:00 pm, Monday through Friday, providing warmth, food, clothing, shelter, homework help, creative programming, and counseling for the youth.”

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