Alzheimers Fundraiser

Thanks to all who contributed to the Alzheimers Fundraiser cyber crop!

"In Alzheimer's [disease] the mind dies first:
Names, dates, pla
"In Alzheimer's [disease] the mind dies first:
Names, dates, places-the interior scrapbook of an entire life-fade into mists of nonrecognition".
~Matt Clarke

$6,600 Raised By Papercrafters during the Alzheimers Fundraiser

Congratulations to all the Stampin' Out Alzheimers Fundraisers for reaching their $5,000 target and to all supporters who helped go 'way beyond the target to raise a $6,600 total in 2009!

Sadly, the inspiration for this fundraiser, Eddie Tapler, passed away from Alzheimer's disease in November 2010. You can still donate to the Alzheimer's Association in his memory.

Alzheimers fundraiser, cyber crop, free papercraft projects

If you became a member of SOA and got the free template to make this little cupcake, a hint is to remember to decorate the places you want to while that bit of the cupcake is flat. I used Kindy Glitz and some paint on my 'frosting' and 'cherry' and turned the assembled cake upside down to flatten it out where I needed it to be flat. (You could decorate before you assemble of course).

Here's a picture to show you what I mean:

Alzheimers fundraiser, cyber crop, free papercraft projects

My cupcake even has its own separate paper wrapper! (You can see a bit of it in the top left corner of the picture below). This makes it stronger and cuter as you can use both shapes as boxes or baskets depending on your reason for making them. You can decorate your cupcakes to suit whatever occasion you have in mind, of course, and use all sorts of bling to dress it up. At SOA, there were lots of examples of cupcakes in the gallery to inspire you.

You can find more free gift box ideas as well as other 3-d ideas on

There are many worthy causes papercrafters can become involved in. For example, I participated in a papercrafting fundraising ideas I have participated in have been benefits for helping the local animal shelter when they were flooded. A percentage of the cardmaking day entry fee went to them and people who attended brought along cans of pet food, bedding and dishes for feeding the shelter animals.

Have you ever helped out in a worthy cause yourself? Do tell me about it if you have. Of course you can also make cards and scrapbook pages for worthy causes too. I run a Cards for Troops drive each year, and  I made blank scrapbook pages for bush fire victims another time.

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