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Sewing Hope Collection Launches at Revivals Stores

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November 27, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Steven Henke
shenke@desertaidsproject.org
(760) 656-8401

Palm Springs, CA Revivals Stores launched a new collection of locally handmade items by Sewing with Purpose on November 28.  Sewing with Purpose is a DAP group that meets weekly for social interaction while sharing their mutual love of sewing.  The group’s work reflects its members varied backgrounds and skills.  “Some of us are award-winning quilters and award-winning artists,” says group member Jerry Hanson. “All of us sew for the joy of it.”

Included in the new Sewing Hope collection are placemats, table runners, tote bags, holiday stockings, quilts, aprons, pot holders, and teddy bears.

In the past, Sewing with Purpose has created quilts for auction at DAP events. Now they have expanded to making up-cycle items from textiles donated to Revivals. Their handcrafted products will be sold at Revivals under the Sewing Hope label. One hundred percent – 100%- of the sales price funds DAP client services.
 
Sewing with Purpose is Sewing Hope that their work helps continue the fight against HIV/AIDS here in the Coachella Valley.

About Revivals Stores
Voted Best Furniture Store in the Valley, Revivals has three locations – Palm Springs, Cathedral City, and Palm Desert.  The stores are largely staffed by volunteers who support our mission, which enables Revivals to make a significant financial contribution to the Desert AIDS Project.

Revivals stores have become a destination for bargain hunters, designers, and stylists looking for unique items and creative inspiration.   Each store features the Mode at Revivals collection of new furniture, lighting, rugs, wall art and décor along with resale thrift, enabling shoppers to create their own personal space inspired by the stores Mixed-Century Modern vibe.

Revivals Stores won Best Furniture Store and Best Consignment / Resale Store in Desert Outlook Magazine’s 2019 Ultimate Pride Contest, Best Furniture Store, Best Consignment / Resale Store in Desert Magazine’s 2019 Best of the Valley Contest, Best Resale / Vintage Clothing Store in CV Independents Best of Coachella Valley Contest 2018/2019, and Best Consignment / Resale and Best Vintage Clothing Store in Palm Springs Life’s 2018 Best of the Best Contest. Visit revivalsstores.com to learn more.

About Desert AIDS Project
Desert AIDS Project (D.A.P.) is a Federally Qualified Health Center in Palm Springs, CA offering D.A.P. Total Care – a combination of medical, dental, counseling, social services, support groups, alternative therapies, in-house pharmacy and lab, and other health and wellness services.  D.A.P.’s sexual health clinic, The DOCK, offers STD testing and treatment, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP), and free HIV and HCV testing. D.A.P.’s Get Tested Coachella Valley campaign, the nation’s first region-wide HIV testing and access to care initiative, was recognized by the White House for helping to bring about an AIDS-free future.  D.A.P. is rated a “Top 20 HIV Charity” by About.com. Visit www.desertaidsproject.orgwww.thedockclinic.org, and www.gettestedcoachellavalley.org to learn more.

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