Ryan's 'Case for Smiles'

Events & Activities

Up Coming Activities

Date                  Event                          Host                             Location                             Time

 

Past Events 

2016

Jan 8  150 Pillowcases delivered 

Feb 5 Meet with students from Gold Team @ SUNY Brockport 

April 16 Sewing Event with Relief Society from LDS Church, Brockport 

May 20 Sewing with Mom's For Other's at McQuaid

May 27 Delivered 150 cases (4875)

June 3rd  Sewing with Canal View Elementary cluster day 

September Miles of Pillowcase Smiles Event- at Amelia's Yarn and Fabric Shoppe in Hilton Sept. 29 and 30th.

186 Pillowcases made/collected in September!

 

 

2015

Jan 24 Spring Day of Service, SUNY college

Feb 4  Sewing Day with Mothers for Others at McQuaid

Feb 11 Sewing event with Relief Society from Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Greece

Feb 14th   Sew some LOVE- Community sewing event  Seymour Library 161 East Ave, Brockport  12:30-2:00

March 5 pick up from drop off sites, plus Lynne Demeco

April 15  Delivered 174 cases

April 18 Sewing event with Relief Society from Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Brockport 

23 Sewing with Mothers for Other's @ McQuaid 

 SAVE THE DATE:  September 17th...  celebration delivery of the 1,000,000 pillowcase nationwide!  Some big changes are coming in September as well!!!!

9/11  1-4 pm Free Community Sewing Event (Be someone's Hero) Amelia's Yarn and Fabric Shoppe 7 Upton St. Hilton, NY 14468 ~Sewing equipment and help provided. Bring new, unused fabric (or can be purchased at the shop-they have lots of beautiful fabric) 3/4 yard for the body, 1/4 yard for the border in cotton or flannel.  Free pattern available.

9/17 Nationwide Pajama Party and Celebration 1 Millionth  Pillowcase delivery, (plus 150 cases- 4575 to date)

9/25 1-4 pm Free Community Sewing Event (Sew a Smile or two) Amelia's Yarn and Fabric Shoppe 7 Upton St. Hilton, NY 14468. ~Sewing equipment and help provided. Bring new, unused fabric (or can be purchased at the shop-they have lots of beautiful fabric) 3/4 yard for the body, 1/4 yard for the border in cotton or flannel.  Free pattern available. 

)ct 1st  Pick up from drop off sites

Oct 20th Sewing with Mothers For Others @ McQuaid 

2014 

Sad to see The Scarlet Thread closing! We've appreciated their generosity as one of our drop off sites. 

Sewing Event SUNY Brockport Jan 25th

2-14 Happy Valentine's Day-  Delivered 175 cases

3-   Sewing Event, Cottage Grove 

3-31 Sewing event, Churchville Chili Middle School (Thanks Girl Scouts Hannah and Meagan for all your hard work!)

4-8  Sewing event, Fairport Girl Scouts

4-16 Sewing event, Cottage Grove

4-16 Delivered 150 cases and 38 surgical dolls

6-4 June Sewing day with Canal View Elementary

7-16 Delivered 150 Cases

8-11 visited drop off sites and community event sites to deliver supplies

8-23 Aug Day of Service, SUNY Brockport

SAVE THE DATESeptember 2014, 5th Annual Miles of Pillowcase Smiles (MOPS) Event!  Please feel free to join us at any of the community sewing events, or drop off/mail a finished pillowcase to any of the drop off locations BEFORE the end of the month to be included in our MOPS Event.  Nationwide goal is 44,000 cases to represent every child in a year on average in treatment..which is about 20 miles (2,112 cases per mile).  All cases we collect stay local and are delivered to pediatric cancer patients ages birth through 18-20 years old.  For more information, please feel free to contact me at conkerrheart2heart@live.com or by filling out the 'Contact Us' Form. 

****** For EACH pillowcase, please bring 3/4 yard for the body and 1/4 yard for the border in 100% cotton or flannel.  There will be sewing equipment set up, but you are also welcome to bring your own machine.********

9/12-9/13 FREE Community Sewing Event -Honoring a Hero- Sew a case party,  Amelia's Yarn and Fabric in Hilton NY 10-4

 19th Sewing with the Ladies from Hilton Park Apartment

20th  FREE COMMUNITY SEWING EVENT, Seymour Library, Brockport 11 am-2pm

23rd Free Community Sewing Event, Ivy Thimble, Victor

30th Sew-In Event at Golisano Children's Hospital

9/30  Delivered 150 cases plus sewed 20 with the patients! (3,963 cases to date!)

SEPTEMBER Miles of Pillowcase Smiles Events- Thanks to everyone who helped make this year our best year yet! We collected/sewed 470 cases!!!!!!!!!!!!  Total Nationwide over 81,000; that's over 38 miles of smiles.

10/22 Sewing event with Penfield Point Dayhab, Heritage Christian Services

10/23 Sewing event with the Ladies from Hilton Park Apartment

11/ 19 NonProfit Career Fair at SUNY Brockport

11/26 Delivered 187 cases to Golisano

12/2014  4251 delivered to date

2013

December 20th, Delivered 150 cases 

October 23  Delivered 150 Cases

 SEPTEMBER    4th annual "Miles Of Pillowcase Smiles" EVENT  SEW A PILLOWCASE IN HONOR OF NATIONAL PEDIATRIC CANCER AWARENESS MONTH! All finished pillowcases can be dropped off at any of the drop off sites, mailed directly to PO Box 624, Clarkson, NY 14430, or contact me for other arrangements.

9- 11  Remembering 9-11 with a day of service, sewing at Cottage Grove, Chili

9-14       Free Community Sewing Day   Amelia's Yarn and Fabric, 7 Upton St, Hilton  10 am-4pm, open house style,  bring your own fabric or can purchase at special discounted price during event.

9-24    First "Sew-In' Day at Golisano's sewing with inpatients on ped floor. 18 cases

Thurs, 9-26   Free Community Sewing Day   Amelia's Yarn and Fabric, 7 Upton St, Hilton  10 am-8 pm, open house style,  bring your own fabric or can purchase at special discounted price during event.

9-27  Sewing day with Greece Quilting group, 1250 English Road

 

Aug 30  Delivered 150 cases

Aug 24th         Student day of service SUNY Brockport,   Student Union Buildning

July 10th  Delivered 150 Pillowcases

June 50 cases delivered

Sat. April 20  Day of Service   The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints  1400 Westfall Rd Brighton, NY      9 am- 1pm

April 2nd  Delivered 150 pillocases (Thanks Sydney, Anne H.,Endless Mountains Quiltworks and all those who have contributed cases). 

Feb 18th Delivered 150 pillowcases and 9 I.V. Pole covers (thanks Dea!!!) to Gollisano's and 50 pillowcases to CURE

 

2012

Dec 3 Delivered 150 pillowcases

September Miles of Pillowcase Smiles Events -  September is Pediatric Cancer Awareness month and this will be our 3rd annual event.  All month long we will be collecting/sewing pillowcases across the country.  Our goal is to make 44,000 cases nationwide (one for each child in treatment).  Finished pillowcases can be delivered to any of the drop off locations (please remember to wash and put into individual ziploc bags).  Fun activity to organize with your social and church groups, friends/families, etc.

Community Sewing Day, Sept 8, 2012 Noon till 3 pm at Amelia's Yarn and Fabric, Hilton.

Bring your own fabric.  Sewing stations will be set up and ready to go.  If you need fabric, Amelia's has a beautiful collection of fun fabric available for purchase.

 

Sept 12 Delivered 200 pillowcases

Delivered 140 cases.

NEW drop off location:  Scarlet Thread, Webster.

500,000 Nationwide cases delivered!!!!!!  :)

4-12-   Kohl's sewing day                                                      Kohl's, Greece

4-13     Relay For Life                 Hobart and William Smith College, Geneva, NY

4-28     Day of Service       Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Westfall Road, Brighton

 4-2  Delivered 125 cases to Golisano's

1-30 Delivered 100 cases to Golisano's

2011

December 1st Delivered 125 cases to CURE.  :)

November 21 Delivered 225 cases to Gollisano's.

September Miles of Pillowcase Smiles Event (All Month)

9-30 Community Sewing day, Seymour Library. 2-5 pm

Aug 09   125 (100 to Golisano/ 25 to Cure)

 June 14   150 cases delivered

May     
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Day of Service 9-1 pm Westphal Road

March

 Mar 26, 2011 12-3pm  Community Sewing Event  Rush United Methodist Church 6200 Rush Lima Rd, Rush NY  *All skill levels welcome!

15 Delivered 154 pillowcases to Golisano.   :) Thanks to the many wonderful sewers who have contributed pillowcases!!!!! 

11 5-8 pm Girl Scout Troop 662 Sewing Night, Rush

2010 

Dec 18  10-2 pm Eagle Sout Project, Community Sewing Day, LDS Church Brkprt

Dec 13 Delivered 130 to Golisano and 73 to CURE. 

Nov 17 Delivered 76 pillowcases to Cure.

Sept 13-19 MILES of Pillowcase Smiles (MOPS) WEEK  Across the nation, 56 charters participated, sewing and collecting 43,636 pillowcases  A big THANKS to everyone who contributed and helped make this a huge sucess!  That's over 20 MILES!

 Sat. Sept 19 MOPS sewing day. We also donated locks to "Locks Of Love" and enjoyed a Zweigle's hot dog roast.   

July 27 delivered 112 cases to Golisano.

 July 7 Service activity

June 19 Boy Scouts service/sewing day

June 6 Attended CURE picnic

June 3 Delivered 12 cases to Cure

May 22 Service Day  The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints,  Westphal Rd Chapel, 9-2pm

April 12, 88 cases.   Delivery 503rd pillowcase

Jan 18 2010 WELCOME TO THE NEWEST MEMBER OF OUR TEAM~ BABY NOAH (my son)

2009

Nov. 2009   Community Sew Day  SewOn-SewForth 4044 W. Henrietta Rd

Oct 27, 2009 4H Sewing Event, Rochester Convention center

October 12, 2009   Community Sew Day  SewOn-SewForth 4044 W. Henrietta Rd        11-3pm

 October 6, 2009  Sew Day at the York Town Hall

September 14, 2009   Community Sew Day  SewOn-SewForth 4044 W. Henrietta Rd        11-3pm 

Sept. 15, 2009  Delivered 65 pillowcases to Golisano's  for a total of 415.

August-  ConKerr Cancer delivered 100,000 pillowcases in 3 years (80,000 in the past 18 months) 

July 13, 2009 Delivered 100 pillowcases to Golisano Children's Hospital  for a total of 350 pillowcases.

June 5th, 6th and 7th  Genesse Valley Quilt Show will feature ConKerr Cancer as one of the charities they are going to donate pillowcases to.

May 23, 2009   Service Day  The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints,  Westphal Rd Chapel, 9-noon 

May 19, 2009  Delivered 90 pillowcases; Total to date 250!  Thank you to all you wonderful sewers!!!! 

May 5,2009  Over 80,000 pillowcases have been delivered by ConKerr Cancer, which we are a part of!  

May 2, 2009 Craft Show in Groveland, NY.   Our first attempt at a fundraiser.  We did make some new contacts, and it was a beautiful day.

April 20, 2009  Community Sew Day   SewOn_SewForth.  A big Thank You to the staff and those who came out to sew with us.  It was a pleasant time inside, even though the weather wasn't on the outside!

                  April 10, 2009  Our Second delivery of 100 Pillowcases  just in time for Easter.  There were several cute fabrics and prints.  Thank you Sewer's!!

March 31, 2009  I visited Alexander School and gave presentions on how to make pillowcases.  Had a lovely day with Miss Jill and the other teachers and students. 

March 30, 2009 Community Sew Day at Highland Branch Library.  A special thank you to the Librarian Alexandria and her wonderful staff.  This was a very unique experience.  Almost all of the volunteers was their first time ever of sewing.

 March 11, 2009  I visited with the after school group at Oliver Middle School in Brockport.  This was my first presentation on ConKerr Cancer's pillowcase project.  Thank you Mrs. Hundly and Mrs. Conti for inviting me.

                      March 9, 2009  Our FIRST delivery of 60 pillowcases  

February 16, 2009 Sew day with St. Joseph Villa.  What a wonderful experience this was for all involved.  Thank you!  

February 7, 2009  Kick Off Event was held at the Seymour Library.  We made 40 pillowcases and over 50 get well, thinking of you cards.  Special thanks to all who attended and the businesses and individuals who helped sponsor this event.