SAZWA Community Projects
Pens, Turn for Troops
For general information, see the Woodcraft web site.
Martha Garcia is the point person for this project.
Purpleheart Pens for Purple Heart Recipients
So far, in 2019, 125 pens have been presented to the local chapter of the Military Order of Purple Heart.
100 Pen kits have been donated, there are over three hundred blanks available, along with some pouches and flag pen clips.
Phillip Milks is the point person for this project.
Purple Heart certificate and photos
Toys, Holliday Presents for Children
We make and distribute toys for needy children. We do about 1800 toys a year.
The toys are distributed through schools and social organizations. Wheels and
axle pins are provided by the club where necessary.
Toys are due on or before our December meeting.
Frank Pickett is the point person for this project.
Beads of Courage
We are making boxes for the Beads of Courage program which has its national headquarters in Tucson.
Here are the boxes completed by our members.
This is a short video about Beads of Courage.
For general information, see the Beads of Change web site.
For Woodworker Guidelines for Beads of Courage lidded boxes.
For bowl specifics, see the Wood Workers page.
A few points from there web site on turned bowls.
Size 6 inches or larger. 5 inches minimum.
Lids easily removable
Finials easy for small child to grasp and not too elaborate.
Paul Swane is the point person for this project.
Empty Bowl Project
For general information, see the Empty Bowl Project web site.
The silent auction is held the day of the Empty Bowls event which is
Friday, November 7th from 11:00-2:30 at the Mulcahy YMCA/Kino. 2805 E. Ajo Way.
Members who contributed bowls for the 2014 Empty Bowl Project:
Linda Reed, Carey Reed, Jerry Marcantel, Bob Erickson, Evelyn Durant,
Martha Garcia, Connie Shaw, Jim Beaman, Terry Glover, Bobby Spillman,
M. Zimmerman, Paul Newell, Ken Tower, John Nicholson, Frank Picket, Jim Hogan,
Jerome Smith, Mike Phillips, Paul Swane.
Thanks all for help with this project.
Empty Bowl Project 2014
John Nickolson is the point person for this project.
Pima County Animal Care Online Community Art Auction
Bow Wow Meow Community Art Auction with members contributions.
Members donated 15 items to the Pima County
Animal Care Online Community Art Auction.
The project raised $20,023 of that $500 was
due to donations make by woodworkers
Carey Reed is the point person for this project.
SAZWA and Woodcrafters Community Projects
in printable PDF form.
Useful as supporting documentation when requesting
club donations from vendors.