Marketing Experienced Needed
Bundles of Love is recruiting for a Board Member to focus on developing a strategic marketing plan. The Board is considered a 'working' board and holds 6 meetings per year. Please spread the word about this opportunity among family and friends. The position description can be found here
Thank You Volunteers
Thank you, Bundles of Love volunteers, for sharing your talents to help so many Minnesota babies in need. All the hands that go into sewing, cutting, knitting, crocheting, snapping and many other non-sewing tasks is what allowed this organization to achieve 3,761 assembled bundles in 2016. A special 'thank you' to the Work Group Leaders…
Honor Your Mom
This Mother's Day, consider a donation to Bundles of Love Charity in honor of your mother or in memory of a mother who has passed. The donations will go toward helping another mother by purchasing supplies required to make the infant clothing we offer to families in need. Donate by filling out the form found…
We are part of the 2017 Twin Cities Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge
Thank you to everyone who made testimonials. Your thoughts, words and feelings made an impact. The Tech Committee will be busy writing and refining content for the new website to be ready for April 22-23.
Keeping Baby Warm
I would like to thank all of those talented and generous people. Because of your charity, I was able to keep my newborn daughter warm and happy. Thank you very much. Bless your hearts. Diana
Welcome Michele Thacker - New Board Member
Bundles of Love Charity is welcoming Michele Thacker to the Board as Director of Strategic Development and Fundraising. She brings over 10 years of non-profit experience and is very excited to share her talents and expertise with us. We appreciate her willingness to be part of the Board. Michele can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org…
Thomson Reuters Employees support Bundles of Love Charity!
During March, employees participated in a variety of ways to support BOLC. The CIO Technology Project Management Office volunteered, the Crafting for Kids Group organized a "Diapers and Fibers" drive and the Community Affairs and Green Team donated unused adult t-shirts to be cut and sewn into infant sized clothing.
New Board Member - Julie Nagorski
Bundles of Love Charity welcomes Julie Nagorski to the Board as Director - Grant Writer. Julie has over 10 years of involvment in the community, from being a Girl Scout Leader to a Volunteer Attorney. Thank you to Julie for being agreeable to share your experience with us. Julie is included in the…
Sam Snell - Fundraising Director
Sam Snell has joined the Board as Director of Fundraising. Sam is a familiar face from Fall Fundraising Events as well as being seen around the New Brighton work group location. We appreciate his willingness to lead this important function for Bundles of Love Charity. Sam can be reached at the email@example.com email or directly…
Andover/Ham Lake Work Group has new location
Beginning in March, St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Oak Grove will be the new location for the Andover/Ham Lake Work Group. The calendar on the web site has been updated with this new information. Ruth Nelson will continue as the leader at the new location.
Welcome New Board Member Amy Hutsell
Bundles of Love Charity would like to extend a warm welcome to our newest Board Member, Amy Hutsell. She will be filling the position of Director Organizational Effectiveness. We appreciate her willingness to share her talents and expertise with us. Amy is included on the firstname.lastname@example.org email or can be reached directly at email@example.com. …
Thank you UHC Eden Prairie employee!
United Health Care Eden Prairie Office employees crocheted items for our Bundles of Love babies. Included were 7 afghans, 256 baby hats, along with a yarn donation. Thank you so very much!.
Bundles Boot Camp - Amazing
Burnsville developed this Boot Camp to allow people an opportunity to try new things on sergers and on sewing machines. There were 10 new people to Bundles of Love that attended this event. Volunteers that attended started with some serger basics on wash cloths and burp cloths, then moved to t-shirts, gowns, diaper bags and…
Perspective of Bundles Delivered
3,761 Bundles delivered in 2016
313 Bundles delivered per month
72 Bundles delivered per week
10 Bundles delivered per day
1 Bundle delivered every 140 (2 hours, 20 minutes)
New Work Group Location - Woodbury
We are pleased to announce a "new" work group location. Ladies from Woodbury Crossroads Church have been meeting and helping Bundles of Love for a few years. Current leader, Courtney Hawkinson, has decided to make it an official open site and wanted to extend their group to anyone else interested. Courtney can be reached by…
Like us on Facebook!
Help us spread the word about Bundles of Love and increase public awareness about what we do! Like us and link to us at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bundles-of-Love-Charity/153176338034325
Can You Help Cut Fabric?
We are looking for individuals who would be interested in learning how to cut fabric. We have the fabric and our patterns for newborn garments and now are in need of hands to help . Please check out the 'locations page' to find a work group near you.
Bundles Bingo on New Year's Day
Burnsville workgroup gathered to celebrate the New Year. Volunteers won prizes for sewing a Bingo and two people did a Bundle Bingo Blackout (25 items). It was wonderful to see everyone try new things and together made a total of 142 items for the January bundles.
Pilar, mother of Aria posted on our FB page "Words cannot expresss how amazing Bundles of Love is! My precious Aria was born not breathing at 27 weeks. I wasn't allow to hold my sweet 1 lb 13 oz baby for the first few days. Heartbroken, stressed, and beyond exchausted I came back into our…