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Ready to Help Other Kids?

Custom Card Making

DURATION

30-60 Minutes

WHERE

Home

WHEN

All year round

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Some help from Mom, Dad or a grown up is required.

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Making the cards makes you feel good because you're helping a child who has had to leave their home feel special. Sometimes, when a person is staying in a shelter, that place isn't even in their own neighborhood. And kids can really miss their friends from home. A friendly card makes them feel better.

DESCRIPTION

Gotta Have Sole is a group that gives brand new sneakers to kids who are living in homeless shelters. Your job is to make one-of-a-kind cards using markers, stickers, and pencils and then write a friendly message on each one.


ITEMS NEEDED

1. 5x7 Card stock paper

2. Magic markers, colored pencils, stickers and creativity!


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

If a creative card-maker is too young to write or draw a picture, they can use stickers, and an older child can help write the message on the back.


NEXT STEPS

Make your cards, and when ready to mail your cards, have a grown up go to GottaHaveSole.org for details or contact Nicholas Lowinger or Lori Lowinger at gottahavesole@gmail.com.


WEBSITE


Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.

1. Your card will have two sides. On one side, draw a picture, or add stickers, glitter, or anything else you want.

2. On the other side, write a nice message like, "Have fun in your new sneakers!" or "You are special!" - anything that makes the person feel thought of and cared for.

3. To send your cards, have a grown up go to GottaHaveSole.org for details or contact Nicholas Lowinger or Lori Lowinger at gottahavesole@gmail.com.

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