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In this months letter:
February Sale!
Third Thursday: A Celebration of Iris Van Herpen
PULSE Nonprofit Partner Info Session
We do Professional Development Programs!
Volunteer with us!
Reclaim: 2017 Spring Edition!
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Support Creative Reuse!
AMAZING NEWS!!! Our automatic discount system just got even better. Prices now go down every single month and we added a 50% off category!

Most items $5 and over are marked with the date they were priced. The longer the item is here, the more it is discounted. 

Look for these signs in the shop or ask a shop assistant for details.
February Sale: 2 Sales 2 Love!

1. Take $5 off your entire purchase when you spend $20 or more!

2. Fill-a-bag for $15 with anything in the paper section. This includes: greeting cards, rubber stamps, stickers, punches, scrapbooking supplies, and much, much more! Items too big to fit in the bags are 50% off.
March Sale: Everyone an Educator Sale!

March 1 - March 31
All educators get a free large bulk bag with $10 purchase! Anyone who teaches anything to anyone is an educator to us, so come on in!
Item of the month!

Our awesome intern, Shidrokh, from Chatham University, redesigned our craft kit display! Stop by and see what interesting and educational kits we have in stock.
Creative Education Highlight!
This past weekend, we sent a few volunteers and some fun reclaimed papery things over to The Shop - Homewood, a new community space, to take part in a super fun and busy Valentine making party! Even the mayor showed up! The purpose of the party was to create handmade cards spreading love and warm welcomes to neighbors throughout Pittsburgh, especially refugee and immigrant families. The event was organized by Sloane Davidson, with the help of many volunteers. A TON of cards were made and they turned out amazing. These two, pictured above, were made by an enthusiastic young maker. One was a valentine dedicated to Iraq, where his family had come from, and the other to America, their new home. More photos from this event can be seen here on The Shop's Facebook page
Upcoming Events!

Thursday, 2/16, 8:30-10:30pm, Carnegie Museum of Art
Third Thursday: A Celebration of Iris Van Herpen
Event runs 8-11pm, and we will be there 8:30-10:30pm 

Wednesday, 3/15, 9-10am, Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse
PULSE Nonprofit Partner Info Session - Register here!

Join PULSE for an overview of the specifics of a nonprofit partnership.
Book us for your company's retreat for team-building and creative activities with your colleagues! 
Creative Reuse needs volunteers!

Volunteers at Creative Reuse staff our retail store, process donations, assist with community programs, and more! If you're interested in becoming a volunteer, click here for more information and fill out an application today. Benefits include 20% off everything in the store and 50% off bulk bags. 
Great news! We will be the recipients of the East End Food Co-op's Register Round-up Month all March long! Please round up for reuse to support everything we do. 
Reclaim: 2017 Spring Edition!

Reclaim: 2017 Spring Edition is on its way. With the help of dozens of volunteers and great sponsors, we make thousands of pounds of expired design samples available to hundreds of people at this biannual event. Please keep your eyes on our website or our Facebook page for details at the end of February.
If you'd like to learn more about volunteering at this event (and others!), contact Emily Herschl at emily@pccr.org. For sponsorship opportunities and donation appointments, contact Barbara Moore at barbara@pccr.org.
Thanks to the following businesses who chose to reuse in January/February by donating their discards!  If your workplace has reusable materials to donate, please contact Barbara Moore at barbara@pccr.org.

Moss Architects * Abram's Bed LLC * Alberto & Pasquale Tailors * Suzanne Andrews Wedding Photography * Carnegie Museum of Natural History * Millvale Public Library * Shady Side Academy Middle School * Green Building Alliance * Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership * SKC, Inc * Global Links * Computer Reach
 
Reminder! If you are an individual donating materials to Creative Reuse:

We accept walk-in donations of one box per person per day without an appointment between the hours of 11:30 AM and 5:30 PM, Monday through Sunday. For larger donations, we require a scheduled appointment made in advance. To make an appointment, please give us a call at (412) 473-0100 or use our handy online form.
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