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Red Bags

Red Bags for Women in Nursing Homes 2011-2012 a Great Success


Red Bags is a program that provides support and service to women living in nursing homes. The 2011-2012 Winter Holidays Red Bag Collection Drive was the most successful yet! Over 400 Red Bags with over 2,100 gifts were collected and distributed to over 20 nursing homes in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex and Tyler, Texas.

Completing the Circle by Giving Back to Our GrandMothers and All Our Sisters in Nursing Homes Since 1994

All Our Sisters in Nursing Homes

Red, the color of love, energy, and good luck
Bag, something to carry or deliver something in
Red Bags carry gifts, love, energy, and good luck to
Our Sisters Livingin Nursing Homes

Changing a life, making a difference one Red Bag at a time

To learn about delivering gifts, making a donation, organizing a Neighborhood, a Community, a Girl Scout Troop, or a School - Contact Christine Jarosz at RedBagsProgram@aol.com or call 214.319.6696

Gifts

Everybody asks what can be donated, and here are some examples:

Teddy Bears, cuddlies, mugs, blankets, shawls, throws, handkerchiefs, kleenex, soaps, lotions, small headphone radios, twin sized sheets, large sized clothes, socks, costume jewelry, large print books, crossword puzzles, oversized clothes, light jackets, scarves, footies, baseball caps, and Mardi Gras Beads.

Use your own IMAGINATION, they want and love everything!

More Information

Collection Points

Always call the drop-off collection point before delivering Red Bags.

East Dallas
Women's Communities Association 9034 Daytonia 75218
214-319-6696

Old East Dallas
Women's SW Federal Credit Union 4210 Junius, 5th Floor 75246
214-887-0700

Uptown
Uptown Resource Center Dallas
2701 Reagan 75219
214-528-0144

North Dallas
Clarissa Carter
3740 Northhaven
214-697-3937

Garland
All Our Sisters
3105 Old Orchard Rd 75041
214-684-6497

Murphy, Texas
North Dallas NOW
700 Horizon 75094
972-881-7187

Tyler, Texas
Girl Scout Service Unit 366
Sandra Thompson, Manager
903-316-0293

Prosper, Texas
Girl Scout Troop 2735
Denise Broyles, Troop Leader
girlscouts2735@gmail.com

For additional drop-off collection points or to be a drop-off point, contact Christine at 214.319.6696.