Wow - what a year it’s been!
First, thank you. We can’t say that enough! When KNITCRATE announced that Butterfly Boxes would be their charity of the year back in January, we were thrilled. But we didn’t really know what to expect. We thought we might see a few items trickle in here or there. We thought subscribers might send one item and call it good.
But you surprised us! We’ve received dozens of items, and most packages have contained multiples. Packages have come from international subscribers. They’ve come with notes telling us that the subscriber was also an immigrant or refugee. They’ve come with items made by both the subscriber and her daughter. They’ve come with your very best work. We are grateful and so honored to be able to share your talents with those who have been arriving in the last few months.
We thought you might want to hear a bit about those who are receiving your gifts. You might be aware that the number of refugees arriving in the US has dropped this year. But some are still arriving, and we’ve had the privilege of being at the airport to greet many of them.Continue reading