Come join us for The Freshman Fifteen jewelry trunk show!
Every Fall we invite Bert and Mary to come hold a trunk show here at the shop. Although they will not be able to come to the store physically this year, they will be sending us their beautiful goodies.
Each hand crocheted bracelet and necklace is made using an elegant assortment of colorful glass or precious metal beads AND all proceeds benefit The Freshman Fifteen.
Their mission: Each year many at-risk high school seniors overcome the pitfalls of our most challenging neighborhoods, graduate from high school and are awarded college financial aid packages. While college aid packages may provide tuition, room and board, sadly, many of these students lack additional support for the all-important transition into college life.
The Freshman Fifteen is a modest, but targeted effort created to assist selected students through this transition by providing them dorm-room essentials. These include items that many of these students cannot afford and that many of us take for granted such as towels, sheets and blankets.