#Denim Day is April 23, 2014 and will focus on educating the community at large on the legal definition of consent (denimdayusa.org). By Barbara Otto – Coordinator – Gathering for Garments I’ll bet that everyone you know owns at least one pair of jeans. What is it about denim that makes it so appealing? A […]

Your Impact on the World Makes a Difference

You may not realize it, but your impact on the world makes a difference.  For every contribution you make to TGGP, every article of clothing you give, every donation you commit to, you can positively affect the lives of people in need.  The Grateful Garment Project seeks to bring together like-minded people to help.  When Sexual Assault […]

This is the Month

This year has flown past!  We find that November is already upon us.  The leaves are falling, people are already shopping for holiday gifts, and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. As we reflect upon this year, there’s a lot to give thanks for. We give thanks for our health, our well-being, and our safety. For […]

Meet Christine Castillo – Executive Director of Verity

Verity is a Community-Based Organization (CBO) that supports survivors of sexual assault and abuse. Verity views sexual assault as a form of oppression that destroys the lives of survivors and their families. It strives to facilitate healing, and also to promote the prevention of domestic violence by providing counseling, advocacy, intervention, and education in its communities. Christine Castillo […]

BBQ for a Cause

Summer has officially begun which means that BBQ season is in full swing. One of the greatest parts of summer is getting friends and family together to eat, play, and enjoy those long summer nights. The Grateful Garment Project would love to be a part of your next BBQ or get-together. Whether you are interested in […]

Dollars for Dignity

Donating to an organization can be intimidating. Making a difference often means giving a great deal of money; but if you don’t have a lot of money to give it might feel as though your contribution won’t matter… Each contribution to The Grateful Garment Project, big or small, is important (and necessary). Every dollar helps us […]

Gathering For Garments Party: Hosted by Diana

Diana Kampa was first introduced to The Grateful Garment Project while watching the Bay Area Proud segment on NBC. She was immediately touched by the work TGGP was doing and like many people, hadn’t realized the need of clothing, grooming items, and food items in SART facilities across California and beyond. “[I] didn’t realize this need existed; it […]

A Donation of a Different Kind…

Safe Place Storage in Willow Glen will be the new home to The Grateful Garment Project’s storage unit. Safe Place Storage is owned by the Sobrato Organization, a leading developer of facilities for high tech companies in Silicon Valley. The Sobrato Organization established a formal philanthropic department within their organization called Sobrato Philanthropies, which has provided $238 million dollars of monies and […]