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 […]

Special Projects: Top Needed Items

One of the many ways that our donors can contribute to The Grateful Garment Project is by donating new (or slightly used) items that will be allocated for special projects. TGGP works to create more hospitable, comfortable, and inviting spaces for victims of sexual assault. These spaces include (but are not limited to) hospital waiting […]

TGGP’s Public Speaking Engagement: Kiwanis Club of San Jose

Lisa J. Blanchard spent the evening on Tuesday, February 26th speaking to the Kiwanis Club of San Jose. The Kiwanis Club is a volunteer-based group of individuals who focus their efforts on service to children and their community. The Grateful Garment Project would was a perfect fit for the Kiwanis meeting on Tuesday night, where Kiwanis members meet to hear from […]

Special Project: SFWAR beautification by All State Insurance of Menlo Park

The Menlo Park branch of All State Insurance partnered with The Grateful Garment Project in August, 2012  with the goal of beautifying the counseling rooms at the SFWAR (San Francisco Women Against Rape) facility in San Francisco. SFWAR is a community-based organization, whose work includes counseling for victims (and family members of victims) of sexual assault. They also provide support groups, medical and […]

Corporate Social Responsibility Programs

More and more companies are starting to jump on the Corporate Social Responsibility Program (CSR) bandwagon. The CSR is great way to generate community awareness of your brand, give back to the community who supports your business, and generate more employee engagement. It is through working together (employers and employees) that bosses can connect with […]

The Grateful Garment Project’s GRANT from Aram Sei

The Grateful Garment Project is so excited to be given a grant by Aram Sei. Aram Sei, is a nonprofit organization whose aim is to support grass roots NGO’s in the areas of education and health care. AS receives funding through fundraising and growing awareness throughout the community. Aram Sei, which translates to “help others” […]

The Role of Speaking Engagements

One of the best resources for getting a targeted message to a large audience is through speaking engagements. For non-profit organizations (especially a grass roots NPO) speaking events are often the best way to inform the community it serves without cutting into their limited financial resources (which are earmarked for the individuals they are working […]