Monday, November 30, 2009

Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores Discounts for Katie's Comforters Guild Members

A few weeks ago, I wrote a letter about Katie's Comforters Guild and sent it to four members of the executive board of Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, Inc. I thought that perhaps one of them might be interested enough in what we are doing to pass the letter on to the appropriate person in their corporation. Well, not one, but two of them forwarded the letter to Lisa G., the woman who is Jo-Ann's Director of Public Relations.

One of the most exciting things that has happened to me since our Guild began is the contact that I have had with Lisa G. She is interested, caring, compassionate and inspired to help us.

Lisa has sent 50 discount cards to our Guild!
These cards are for Guild members* to use when purchasing materials for making blankets for the hospital. They can be used over and over again. The cards are authorized by the corporation, so all that we need to do is fill out the back of the card with:

1.  the member's name,
2.  the Guild's name and
3.  our Guild's Tax Identification number.

Bring the discount card, with your Guild Membership Card, and a piece of photo identification (your driver's license, etc.) with you when you go to any of Jo-Ann's Fabric and Craft stores to shop for materials. Show the discount card to a cashier, with your Guild Membership Card and photo ID (it needs to match the name on your Guild Membership card), and you will receive 10% off of your total purchase price, including regular-priced AND sale items!
Here is a big thank you to Jo-Ann Stores' board of directors for sharing my letter with Lisa G!
and thank you to Lisa G. and Amy W. in the Public Relations department of Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores for sending the discount cards!

If you are a member* of Katie's Comforters Guild, and would like a Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores discount card, please leave a comment here, and I will send it to you. If you are not a member, and would like to join our Guild, please leave a comment here with your email address, and I will send an application to you.

Let the shopping begin! *

*Please remember that the discount cards are only for Guild Members' use, for purchasing materials for Katie's Comforters Guild projects.

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