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July 2016 Newsletter

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SWAGG Programs July 2016 Newsletter
.......WE'RE OFF TO A SWAGGTASTIC SUMMER QUARTER
 Gavin and William Holtby hosted our 2nd Annual Soccer Camp. We greatly appreciate your contribution!
 
 Check out the photo gallery here.
COWBOY CHURCH YOUTH GROUP VOLUNTEERS AT SWAGG STORE........
Thank you! Your hard work made a difference in the lives of the families we serve.
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Sydney created a lemonade stand in her neighborhood and raised over $500.00.  She donated clothes, toys, packages of socks and underwear, and much more.  Thank you Sydney for having a heart to MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
Check out the photo gallery here.
Attention Agencies & CPS Offices
SIGN UP FOR OUR INITIAL PLACEMENT PROGRAM

We supply children with a case of diapers/ pull-ups before they report to their new placements. You don't have to place a child without these. Sign up today for this service.
 2nd Annual Essay Contest
 
Who Can Participate: Rising 9th-12th graders
Contest Details: Must be 200-500 words and will be judged on content, creativity, and clarity of thought.  Put your name and grade on the top of your essay.  By submitting your essay, you give Hope Supply Co. permission to publish your essay.  Write a narrative essay using one of the prompts below.
  • Who is your hero and why?
  • What is a difficulty you’ve had to deal with? What’s a way to over-
  • What was the best day of your life and why?
  • What is a problem in your community and how would you solve it?
  • If you could have dinner with anyone in the whole world, from any period of time, who would it be and why?
Prizes:  First, second, and third place will each receive a laptop!

PLEASE EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO NIKKI NO LATER THAN JULY 22, 2016

Lula Reese Kellett will be hosting a fundraiser to benefit SWAGG Programs.
Support a great cause and join us Tuesday, July 5, 2016 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, at the Women's Building of Waxahachie located at
 407 W. Jefferson 

Featuring LulaRoe women's clothing (super comfortable and flattering for all body types, original and super fun prints!) as well as Stella and Dot jewelry!  
There will be drinks and kids are welcome.
"Every child deserves SWAGG!"

Volunteer & Make a Difference!
"Because of you SWAGG Programs has served over 1800 children and hosted 780 volunteer hours!"
Click Here to Volunteer 
  1. Become a SWAGG "Medal" Donor! Click here to claim your medal.
  2. Become a Business/ Organization Partner
  3. Become a SWAGG Mentor
  4. Sponsor a SWAGG Event
  5. Sponsor a Donation Drive
Give to a nonprofit that makes a daily difference in the lives of children.
"You may only be one person, but you can be the one person who makes a difference." 
WHEN YOU GROW, WE GROW!
Call 214-463-3971 to donate gently used and new clothing.
(We are in need of boys and girls sizes 8-16. Contribution Receipts are distributed.)
                              
We need your help ........  
in collecting the following by Monday, August 15th

150 backpacks 
 75 lunch kits
 school supplies
 packages of socks
 packages of underwea
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SWAGG's STORE HOURS
 
TUESDAY - WEDNESDAY  
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

2nd & 4th THURSDAY
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
UPCOMING EVENTS: Register Today
 
Fundraiser at  Women's Building of Waxahachie
July 5, 2016


Teen Advisory Board Interest Meeting
July 11, 2016

Hawaiian Falls Swim Party
 August 2, 2016

“Saddle-Up for School”
 August 20, 2016
                       

SWAGG's Teen Advisory Board

If your SWAGGer wants to make an immediate impact on their community while holding a significant role in a life changing organization, join us on July 11, 2016 from 6:30 - 8:00 PM at Ryan's Restaurant in Waxahachie, Texas for the Teen Advisory Board Interest Meeting.
It's their Life, their Voice, their Future! Encourage them Speak Up! 
 
Register for SWAGG's Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Register for the Hawaiian Falls Swim Party
Register for School Supplies 2016 "Saddle-Up for School"

SWAGG Store:
Have you scheduled your July Shopping Experience? 

                      

1.  Complete an Online Membership Form per child for the quarter.  
2.  Submit the Quarter Membership Donation online. 
3.  Schedule your Shopping Experience. Bring placement paperwork.  

Click here to schedule your appointment. We look forward to serving you! 
Membership Has Its Privileges
NEED SCHOOL UNIFORMS for your SWAGGster?
Email Nikki at SWAGG Programs to request 2 new uniforms. 
Please include name, birthdate, pants size, and shirt size.

 
Let us celebrate with you!



If you have consummated or are planning to adopt this year, share your story.
To Share your Good News Submit your Info Here
AGING OUT?  Let us help you!
If you have a child who is aging out of the system, please let us know so we can offer them extended support. SWAGG’s goal is to create a reliable support system that encourages and prepares foster and homeless children to be successful through programs that meet their everyday needs. Let us help you through this transition.