Spare Partsventures | Treasures 4 Teachers

One of our new board members, Michelle Treviño, recently visited Treasures 4 Teachers, a Tempe, Arizona organization with a mission “to provide free and low-cost school supplies to teachers from the community’s reusable resources.” I recently had an opportunity to go to Phoenix, Arizona with my husband. During that trip, I Read more…

#CreativeReuseTuesday | In Celebration of Flag Day

With Flag Day happening on Friday (June 14), we looked inside our craft arsenal as well as Spare Parts closets to find some items to make a no/low cost flag. Our trusty founder and executive director, Mary Elizabeth Cantú, gifted us some canvas material as well as some magnetic letters, Read more…

#CreativeReuseTuesday | All-Things-Bubbles

With summer upon us we decided to start a new, weekly feature called #CreativeReuseTuesday, where we approach a kid-friendly activity with a reuse spin. If we’re feeling extra wild occasionally we’ll pair the activities with a library book that will fit with our activities theme. I’ll be tackling this endeavor Read more…

Spare Parts participates in The Big Give 2019

2019 marked the first year Spare Parts participated in The Big Give. Since becoming a non-profit organization in June 2018 this was our first year being eligible to participate in the annual giving day. Spare Parts received $2,438 in donations from 31 donors during The Big Give efforts held on Read more…