November 11, 2018
Yesterday I received this photograph from 8-year old Trinity Adam’s mother Deb, showing her school project about her family’s non-profit Paper For Water. The 6 boxes on the sides of the presentation are filled with projects Trinity created from the Twelve Months of Paper How-To Book & Calendar. Trinity designed the project in the upper right box, an origami candy dish.
Here’s what the last paragraph on that presentation board says:
“Helen Hiebert chose my origami creation called “The Candy Dish” to put in her calendar called the Twelve Months of Paper. When she learned that my sisters and I run a non-profit called Paper For Water that brings water and the Word to the Thirsty, Ms. Hiebert said that for each calendar that sells, she will donate $5 to help with our water project on the Smith Lake Navajo Reservation in New Mexico up to $5,000!!! If you think your children might need some crafts to do over the Christmas Holidays and into 2019, why don’t you buy a calendar for them and help more people in the USA get access to clean water?”
Friends, can you help me help Trinity get more water to the Smith Lake Navajo Reservation? I’m sending a monthly check to Paper For Water (I sent $600 from October sales). The $5,000 she mentions could happen if I sell the 1000 calendars that are printed and ready to ship. You can help by making a purchase or by spreading the word! This makes a great holiday gift for kids, adults, makers, tinkerers, artists & crafters. Thank you!
Order your calendars here. I’m excited that I’ll be meeting Trinity and her family in March!
In the Studio:
I’m making progress on my new book about color and light, which will be titled Prism. 30 sheets x 25 colors = 750 sheets of handmade paper.
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