Everyone is welcome! You don’t need to sew to enjoy a MoonBee - there are plenty of jobs at all skill levels. Please remember to bring disposable menstrual products for donation to local shelters and food pantries.
As always, we will have a variety of African and Indian crafts for sale with proceeds going to fund our work.
Join us at the First Presbyterian Church in Valatie as we construct MoonCatcher Menstrual Kits. If you sew, please bring your machine. If you don’t sew - no worries! We have plenty of jobs for everyone. Please remember to bring disposable menstrual products for donation to local shelters and food pantries.
As always, we will have a variety of African and Indian crafts for sale to support our work.
Join us to watch the Bollywood movie, “Padman” at Proctor’s Theater.
Padman is a 2018 Indian film directed and written by R. Balki, Inspired by the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, a social entrepreneur from India who introduced low-cost sanitary pads to women across India.
Please join us as for a fun event where all skill levels are needed. Do you sew? If you do, please bring your sewing machine. If not, we have plenty of other jobs for you.
Please remember to bring disposable menstrual products for donation to local shelters and food pantries.
Work with us to keep girls in school. All skill levels are welcome. If you are a sewer, please bring your sewing machine. Also - please remember to bring disposable menstrual supplies for donation to local shelters and food pantries.
As always - a variety of handmade African and Indian crafts will be for sale at this MoonBee.
Join us as we construct MoonCatcher Menstrual Kits to help keep girls in school! Anyone can participate. If you sew, please bring your machine. Don’t sew? We have many jobs for you!
As always, please bring disposable menstrual products for donation to local food pantries and shelters. The need is great in our own community!
Please join us to make MoonCatcher Kits for school girls in Haiti. All skill levels are welcome!
Please remember to bring disposable menstrual supplies for donation to local shelters and food pantries. Did you know that food stamps cannot be used to purchase menstrual supplies?
Join us for a MoonBee! If you sew, please bring your sewing machine. Don’t sew? We still need you! There are plenty of jobs for all skill levels.
Location: First New York Federal Credit Union Community Room at 2 Wall Street in Colonie, near intersection of New Karner Road (Rt. 155) and Watervliet Shaker Road.
Please bring one new or gently used bra for the Free the Girls Project
You are Invited! African Spring Dinner: March 30, 5:00 - 8:30 pm
Program highlights include:
Keynote Speaker: Hon. Paul Tonko, Congressman – “Update from Washington”
Guest Speaker: Ellie von Wellsheim, Founder of The MoonCatcher Project
Additional speakers will address progress and goals in all three countries.
Continuing discussion of capacity-based mission and reports on progress and goals in Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone
Children’s activities and “Dancing for Dollars” with the Westminster Drum Circle
Please bring a “Dish-to-Pass” to share at dinner, if able.
Registrations are encouraged, but not required, by Tuesday, March 26 for planning purposes:
Online Registration preferred: Register today or go to wpcalbany.org/upcoming-events
Call: 518-436-8544 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
All skills are welcome! If you sew, please bring your sewing machine. Don’t sew? We still need you!
Please remember to bring disposable menstrual products for donations to local shelters and food pantries.
Come to the 2216 Rosa Road location (not the Union Street location).
Co-sponsored by the Junior League of Schenectady and Saratoga Counties.
All Ellie wants for her birthday is disposable menstrual supplies to donate to local food pantries and shelters. Did you know that you cannot purchase menstrual products with food stamps? Help The MoonCatcher Project put a dent in this local problem by joining us for some cake and dropping off your donations.
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Presentation by MoonCatcher Project Founder, Ellie von Wellsheim at 11. MoonBee at 12. All skills are welcome! Even if you can’t sew we have plenty of jobs for you. Come and help us make MoonCatcher Menstrual Management Kits for girls in poor communities around the world. Help us to keep girls in school!
Please remember to bring disposable menstrual hygiene products for donations to local shelters and food pantries.
The actual church address is 1229 Baker Ave, Schenectady 12309. It’s right off The Plaza; the second driveway on the left from The Plaza enters a small parking lot, next to a stockade fence.
Ellie von Wellsheim is a local entrepreneur with a deep concern for social justice. During her lifetime she has initiated, organized and moved forward several far-reaching humanitarian efforts.
In 2011, Ellie founded The MoonCatcher Project after learning about the plight of girls in poor communities who often drop out of school at puberty because they have no means to manage their periods. This project provides reusable, washable menstrual pads to help keep girls school.
MoonCatcher kits are made both locally, nationally and internationally!! Join us for this incredible story!
And - We understand some may have limited time. Please feel free to come and go as needed. We don't want you to miss this!
This event will take place at the University at Albany Interfaith Center: Campus Center 3rd Floor, Room 346.
Parking: Please park in the Visitor Parking Lot by Indian Quad. If you enter from Washington Avenue, turn left on University Drive and follow signs for Indian Quad. If you enter from Western Avenue, turn right on University Drive and follow signs for Indian Quad. One of our students will meet you there and give you a parking token to use. There will also be a student to guide you from the Parking Lot to the Campus Center. (There are a few metered parking spots a little closer to the building if you want to use them: they take quarters or credit card and it’s $2 for 1 hour)
We all know about “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” but do you know about #GivingTuesday? Entering into its seventh year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of the internet.
On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (November 27th), the MoonCatcher Project will participate in #Giving Tuesday by launching our year-end appeal. We need to raise $20,000 in order to keep our promises to provide MoonCatcher Kits to girls in poor communities around the world.
Please help us to reach this goal by donating today!