Stories from the Scrapstore

 

Funky Frames

We had a fab day out on 5th October at Christs School in Richmond making photo frames with Year 7 and 8 Art club. Christs offers free arts enrichment activities after school for these year groups on a non-selective basis. Weavie Stevie was on form with her fab ideas to make frames from junk...We used cardboard boxes, scrap fabric, trinkets, trimmings, stuffing and old party toys. The glue guns were out in force and there was a hive of activity to come up with gorgeous creations! We were very impressed with what the young people came up with in just an hour. What a super idea Stevie, looking forward to working with you again in the future. Thanks to Mr Brooks-Beckman and Ms Nayyar for hav

Work and Play Scrapstore AGM 2017

It was wonderful to see friends old and new at our AGM on 26th September. We were pleased to report a stable year, maintaining our diverse membership base and subsequent membership income. Key highlights included the huge quantity of donated materials processed by our amazing volunteers: 31.896 tonnes - used for arts, crafts and play projects - saved from landfill or incineration! The effort involved in processing this stuff required 509.5 days of volunteering - an amazing performance from our wonderful volunteer team - the equivalent of 2 full-time people. The other highlight was the presentation of our busy calendar of outreach work for 2016-17 where we 'touched' approximately 2450 peopl

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