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Discussion in 'The Creative Community' started by LindaBabe, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. LindaBabe

    LindaBabe <br><img src="http://www.wdwinfo.com/dis-sponsor/i

    Oct 20, 1999
    The other night at Stamp Club, someone was saying she had so many buttons she couldn't buy another one, although the ones she had were too big to use on a card. Seems like lots of us have that problem about a lot of things. :rotfl:

    Anyway, this morning I saw this post on Split coast stampers.

    I thought what a brilliant idea, so I posted it on two peas. Someone was concerned that the temple website didn't mention the button collection, so I called them.

    Now, I'm not Jewish, so I didn't quite know what to expect, but anyway, I talked to Rabbi Cynthia - Sweet Lady! their website is outdated because they are a small congregation and turns out the ladies have been collecting buttons for years for their project - they have about 100,000 out of the 6 million they need. The youth group counts them. She says they would LOVE to be deluged with buttons!

    Then, I thought of you guys. If you have any unused buttons in your stash, maybe you'd like to send them on to the ladies (and keep the youth group usefully occupied)!

    I thought I had SO many. Only 1.5 pounds.:(
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  3. wdwmickey

    wdwmickey <font color=purple>I am the scrapbooking queen and

    Apr 3, 2007
    What a great idea :) We definately have some extra buttons at our house!
  4. mommy2mrb

    mommy2mrb Mama to a Princess - But I'm A Scrap Princess!

    Sep 26, 2004
    wow, that would be something to see represented! Linda have you posted this over on the DISBoutiquers thread...they've got to have lots of button there!
  5. BernardandMissBianca

    BernardandMissBianca <font color=red>I just love a dancing banana!<br>< Moderator

    Feb 18, 2005
    I just weeded out a ton of buttons and brads. I can pull the buttons back out for sure. Thanks Linda!

    DS16 and I visited the Holocaust Museum in DC on his class trip, moving museum, we ended up spending a lot of time there.
  6. JJ&JHsmom

    JJ&JHsmom DIS Veteran

    Apr 4, 2009
    I will got through my buttons and send some along.

    Thanks Linda!
  7. Meum

    Meum Mouseketeer

    Jul 23, 2007
    this is a great idea! do you know if it's been shared via Facebook as well? what a nice thing to be a part of, did they have any preferences on buttons?

    see ya, marianne
  8. bearbear

    bearbear DIS Veteran

    Feb 20, 2006
    Have any of you watched the documentary called Paperclips? A school collected Paperclips to represent the amount of people who lost their lives in the holocaust. It was so moving. I will be sending some buttons for this cause. Thank you for posting this.
  9. MazdaUK

    MazdaUK <font color=green>Curse this time difference!<br><

    Sep 17, 2004
    I'll have a look for some to send - can't send too many because of the weight, but I'm sure I can put together a packet for this cause.:thumbsup2

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