Our DollarDays family joined the Valley of the Sun United Way’s Operation Uplift event at Barcelona Elementary School in Glendale, Arizona. Operation Uplift is the United Way’s volunteer vehicle for thousands of volunteers to help strengthen schools, grow local food systems and address community needs through hard and rewarding work in Maricopa County. Staff joined … Continue reading United Way: Operation Uplift
DollarDays welcomed Executive Director of Opportunity 4 Kids, Alexandra Jobe, to discuss the organization and their work to provide extracurricular activities to underprivileged children.
We have been conditioned that when combining the words stretch and dollar, it is an overreach or unattainable. But, what if we change the connotation of how the words are paired together? We have a mission at DollarDays to stretch your dollar so that any need is attainable. With nonprofits, we know an order for … Continue reading Not A Far Stretch
Are you looking for a way to make naptime fun? These cute, quick and easy tie-dye sheets are the perfect way to jazz up any sleeping space! We used this tutorial to add a pop of color to a nursery, but this project would also be great for any summer camp, daycare or afterschool program. … Continue reading DIY Friday: Tie-Dye Crib Sheet
If you are looking for an easy and inexpensive way to show teachers you care this holiday season, your craft search is over! These crayon wreaths are cute, customizable, and the perfect addition to any classroom. With our bulk offerings, you'll be able to make a wreath for all your favorite teachers this year. Keep … Continue reading DIY Friday: Crayon Wreath
As the holidays get closer, many are inspired to give back to those in need. Whether through volunteering or a donation, everyone can make a difference this holiday season. There's no better way to brighten the holidays than providing the gift of play through a toy donation to a less fortunate child. DollarDays works with … Continue reading Top Toys to Donate This Holiday Season
With record-breaking lows this week across the eastern two-thirds of the U.S., it's time to bundle up. Temperatures were 15 to 25 degrees lower than normal, with wind chills as low as -30 degrees. Homeless shelters are scrambling to ensure no one is forgotten during this winter chill, with many of them keeping their doors … Continue reading The Cold Isn’t Over Quite Yet
While many are focusing on the excitement of Thanksgiving and other upcoming holidays, there are Americans wondering where they will sleep or eat their next meal. November is Homelessness Awareness Month and at DollarDays we are always looking to better serve more people. That is why we recently welcomed the executive director of HomeAid Phoenix, … Continue reading Welcome to Phoenix, HomeAid!
As teachers and students head into the second half of the year, they are in desperate need of school supplies. Many start off the year at already low levels, and after half a year of wear and tear, need a replenishment of essentials. Amarillo Downtown Kiwanis Chapter’s school and hygiene supply stuffing project focused on … Continue reading Better than an Apple
With seventeen wildfires actively burning, 94,000+ acres burned and more than 1,000,000 people without power over the weekend, California needs our help more than ever. Caused by historic winds, dry fuel and drought, containing the fires throughout the state is looking to be a near-impossible task. In Sonoma County alone, more than 200,000 residents have … Continue reading California Needs Our Help