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Community Service

We have served our community for over 75 years.  Listed below are some of the charitable activities we have been involved with over the past decade.


School Donation

Food Bank Program

Fabric Trade-In

Gift Certificate & Door Prizes for Non-Profit Organizations
We are pleased to offer a $100 Custom Decorating Gift Certificate as a door prize for your non-profit organization's next fund raising event.  A letter must be presented to any of our store manager's with your group's request including pertinent information regarding event, date and your mailing address.  Please allow 30 days for processing.

Link to oranizations that accept donated fabrics.

Donation to the Valerie Fund Sept 2013
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- Barry Kirschner

Donation to the Valerie Fund May 2013
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- Barry Kirschner

Donation to Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund
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- Mary Pat Christie

Donation of quilts to NJ Peace Action 2013
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- Lev and Viktoriya Pinskiy

Donation to The Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties
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- Linda Keenan

Fabric donations to Jinny's Rainbow Comfort Quilts
Read the letter
- Ann L. Lowe

Quilting donations to VA NJ Health Care Systems
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- Mary Beth Hynoski

Donation of quilts to NJ Peace Action
Read the letter
- Lev and Viktoriya Pinskiy

Fabric donations to Old Bridge Township Schools
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- Karen Venezia

Donation to the Salvation Army's "Christmas in July" bicycle give-away.
Read the letter
- Major Verna LaSalle

Donation to the Valerie Fund
Read the letter
- from Barry Kirschner

Donation to Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Foundation
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- from Debra Albanese

Donation of repair/replace sewing machines for Girl Scouts
Read the letter - from Girl Scouts Heart of NJ - Susan M. Brooks

Sewing Machine Donation
Read the letter from The Center for Great Expectations - Sister Sheila Murray

Peace Quilt Donation
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from Diana LeBron.

Girl Scout's Gold Award Project
View photos and Read the letter
from Elisa Salvemini.

New Mom's, New Expectations
Donation of $25 gift certificate.  
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from Alyssa Landen.

Fabric Trade-in
Donation of 100 pounds of fabric.  
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from Karen Venezia, Old Bridge High School.

The Rockin Bobbins 4-H Sewing Club
Financial support of Turban project for cancer patients.  
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from Karen Cito, Volunteer 4H Leader.

Hunter Douglas Foundation
$3,000 donation for the Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund.  
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from Mary Hopkins, President and CEO, Hunter Douglas Inc.

North Plainfield Dept. of Fire Prevention and Protection
Donation of fabric for EMS calls.  
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from William F. Eaton, Fire Chief, NPFD.

NYC Parks Mounted Auxilliary Unit.  10th Annual Fund Raising Gala
Read the letter from Lila Kerns.

Donation of Turkeys to the Salvation Army
We were contacted the week before Thanksgiving because the Plainfield Salvation Army did not have enough turkeys to feed needy families.  We quickly wrote them a check for 25 turkeys to help them achieve their goal.  
Read the letter
from Captain Henry Thibault of the Salvation Army.

The Generosity of a local retailer benefits Tanzanian students.
Sent to the Courier News by Claire S. Liptak.  Read the letter here.

Summer Fabric Trade-in - Labor Day Weekend
Customers donate old fabrics and sewing machines for store credit.  We then donate these fabrics and sewing machines to charities throughout the community.  To sign up to receive fabric donations, call 908-755-4700 ext 103.

Merchandise Donations
Have been made to the following organizations.

The Sewing School at Fabricland - Each month, our staff of teachers offer many different classes for adults and children - ranging from "Absolute Beginner" and "Sewing 101" to more intermediate "Sewing 102" lessons.  Under the guidance of our Education Director, we offer classes in hand sewing for children, (see our Brownie/Girl Scout Program) quilting for teens and adults, sewing for the home, learning to use your own machine and serger, sewing fashion accessories and lots more!  Our classes are geared to every level - from those who have never sewn before or need to refresh their skills, to more intermediate and accomplished sewers.  A calendar of classes and events is available at Fabricland or here.  Advanced registration is necessary for all classes by calling 908-755-4700 ext 140.

Summer Camp Program at Fabricland - During the months of July and August, Fabricland’s Sewing School teachers provide five weeks of great projects for kids, ages 10 to 13 and teens ages 13 to 17.  Classes run Monday through Thursday with three hour sessions each day, with a short snack break.  Projects include basic and intermediate sewing of clothing , accessories and quilts.  For summer camp registration, call Fabricland at 908-755-4700 ext 140.

Detailed information about Fabricland’s Brownie and Girl Scout Program is available here.

Annual Halloween Costume Contest
For over twenty-five years, Fabricland has hosted this event for children and adults of all ages!  Entrants are asked to wear an original or pattern design and march in our parade.  Over $1,000 in prizes are awarded to the best costumes in each age group and all entries receive a gift certificate, ribbon and goodie bag. Contest Info

Additional Community Service Projects:
Here are some of the projects that Fabricland has coordinated in the spirit of good will and support for the community as well as for projects around the country and overseas.

Project Linus
Donation of hand-stitched crib quilts, hats and booties for babies with AIDS.

Hurricane Katrina Relief
Donation of fabrics, window treatments, and home furnishings to aid victims who have relocated to NJ.

Operation Sweet Dreams
Donation of fabrics and pillows for soldiers in Iraq.

Coats for Kids
Machine-stitched fleece jackets for area kids in need.

Clothing for Kids
Machine stitched dresses for girls in Appalachia, Tennessee.

Liberty Science Center Tour
For 4th grade students in North Plainfield schools.

New Jersey Food Bank
Donations of canned and boxed food for community.

Fabricland Textile and Design Award
Presented each year to the most talented graduating senior in five area high schools.

Crafts for Kids
Volunteers visit kids in area hospitals and work on craft projects.

Warm Up America
Donation of handknit hats, gloves, scarves, afghan squares.





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855 US-22 West
North Plainfield, NJ 07060
908-755-4700

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