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FABSCRAP Volunteer: Friday, April 7 - AM Session

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FABSCRAP Warehouse

184-10 Jamaica Avenue

4th Floor

Jamaica, NY 11423

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FABSCRAP needs help to sort all the fabric it receives from designers. It's easy to learn and fun to do. In exchange for a full session, you may keep any fabric you like! Yes, as much as you like or can carry - for free!


What to expect:

  1. Tour of FABSCRAP (10 minutes)

  2. Training: Learn Hour to Sort (20 minutes)

  3. Sort! (2 hours)

  4. Shop (30 minutes)


Some tips for a successful volunteer session:

  • Dress comfortably and wear comfortably shoes

  • Bring an extra bag to carry your free fabric

  • Bring a book to read on the train to and from the warehouse - it's about an hour from Manhattan

  • There will be music on in the warehouse, but feel free to bring headphones

  • There are few lunch options in Jamaica, so bring water and snacks if you need them


PLEASE NOTE: Sorting fabric requires the use of sharp scissors and some moderate lifting (20-30lbs). If this is of concern, please let us know when you arrive.


READ THESE DIRECTIONS: The warehouse is located at 184-10 Jamaica Avenue. It's just a short walk from the last stop on the F train (179th Street), or you can take the Q110 bus from the last stop on the E train (Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer) to 184th street (which is right in front of the warehouse). You'll see IDEAL BUILDING above the door. Come up to the 4th floor and wait by the elevators. I will meet you there to escort you to the sorting area. Please arrive on time for the start of your session - we will only wait 5 minutes before heading inside.


Thank you so much for volunteering! FABSCRAP works because of the enthusiasm and effort of people like you.

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184-10 Jamaica Avenue

4th Floor

Jamaica, NY 11423

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