Get Down, Get Dirty!

In conjunction with Keep America Beautiful & Earth Day, we will be participating in the Annual Get Down Get Dirty community clean up event on Saturday, April 22, 2017. http://silverbackks.ivolunteer.com/gdgd2017 This is a family friendly event and will be held at the Kansas History Museum to help clean the general property. However, we are adding in the acknowledgement that our volunteers LOVE to get dirty! When you click the volunteer link, you’ll notice the “Tough Mudder” volunteer slots. Those are for the folks ready to get down into wet creek beds to pull up tired, mattresses, shopping carts and...

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SilverSparkle: Accepting Donations

Donations of excellent condition used or new prom dresses will be accepted on the following dates/times: Saturday 2/18 – 12pm – 3pm & Sunday 2/19: 12pm – 3pm and also during any of the normal operations of the SilverSparkle month-long event: Wednesdays, beginning 3/8/17: 4pm – 8pm Saturdays, beginning 3/11/17: 9am – 1pm Sundays, beginning 3/12/17: 1pm – 5pm Event will end at 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 2nd. Donations will ONLY be accepted during these hours at 2910 “B” SW Oakley in the Brookwood Shopping Center. Please do NOT leave donations in any of our regular donation baskets...

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SilverSparkle Fundraiser: Art Walk on the Side Walk

Visit the SilverSparkle shop to get a sneak peak of the 2017 shop and help us in our mission to LEAD.HELP.BUILD.PROTECT. by shopping our selection of $1 Fabric, $5 Costumes, $10 Dresses & Clothing. Date: 3/3/17 Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Location: Brookwood Shopping Center – 2910 “B” SW Oakley What: $1 Fabric, $5 Costumes, $10 Dresses & Clothing Why: Proceeds to benefit SilverSparkle Questions? Email jesyca@silverbackks.org or visit...

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SilverSparkle Shopping Event

Prom is a rite of passage for all high school girls and SilverSparkle is our seasonal program established to ensure all girls who want to attend prom are able to do so by offering dresses to girls in need at no cost.  While the dress is the medium by which we reach these girls, this program isn’t just about the dress.  It’s about self-love, body positivity and realizing you are empowered to make your own choices about your life, regardless of your current situation.  By focusing on the inner feelings the girls experience while working with SilverSparkle volunteers, girls...

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Eat A Sub… Support Silverbackks!

WHO: Jersey Mike’s Subs caps off its “Month of Giving” fundraising campaign with its 7th annual “Day of Giving” initiative. WHAT: Come enjoy a delicious sub meal knowing all proceeds – every single dollar – from both Topeka Jersey Mike’s locations will go to Silverbackks. WHEN: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 – All day! (lunch, afternoon snack or dinner!) WHERE: Topeka Jersey Mike’s located at 718 South Kansas Avenue and 2121 SW Wanamaker Rd, Suite 115. WHY: Jersey Mike’s is committed to “Giving…Make a Difference in Someone’s Life.” FAST FACTS Jersey Mike’s “Day of Giving” is the culmination of its March “Month of Giving” fundraising campaign for Silverbackks. Last year, the nationwide initiative raised more than $4 million for 180 local charities. Since 2010, Jersey Mike’s has raised more than $18 million for local charities and has distributed more than 1.5 million free sub sandwiches to help numerous...

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2016 Winter Warmth Drive

Winter is upon us and our neighbors may need help staying warm. Silverbackks is collecting warmth items, including warm gloves, wool socks, scarves, hats, and HotHands®. Whether new or gently used, your contributions will go a long way to help Topekans stay warm when outside and exposed to the elements. Have you seen a sale for any of these items and want to buy a few? Have some items that have been outgrown? You sew or knit and want to make them? Wonderful! We’d love to find your socks, scarves and hats a new home. We do ask that your...

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First Friday Artwalk @ the historic Dillon House

Visit the historic Dillon House during the First Friday Artwalk with your donation of wool socks, hot hands and warm adult sized gloves to be entered to win a FREE rental of the Capitol View room for 4 hours, valued at $250.00. (You do not have to be present to win.) The Dillon House, located at 404 SW 9th St, will be decorated for Christmas and you will not want to miss this! They will have drinks and snacks available as well as the beautiful sounds from the Kansas Youth Chorale. Walk through the house and learn about their fascinating...

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4th Annual Uplifting Women Expo

Ladies! It’s time for the 4th Annual Uplifting Women Expo! The date has been set for October 22, 2016 and we are so excited to partner with St. Francis Health, Envista Credit Union, Race Against Breast Cancer, Inc., KDHE NE Early Detection Works, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and many others that are helping us to bring this event to life. Now – we need YOU! Volunteer sign up is now open! For those of you who have joined us in the past, you know this event fills up quickly – so hop on over now to reserve your spot!...

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Fierce-ish 5Kish Fun Run/Walk 10/22

It’s the first-ever costumed, Halloween 5Kish Fun Run held in the NOTO District, sponsored by Fierce Life Wellness/Fierce Life, LLC! Join us on October 22 ready to walk, jog, trot, or run your way around the almost 5K course – in a totally cool costume, of course! (Costumes are optional.) Prizes will be given for various costume categories, which will be announced soon so you can prepare accordingly! Afterwards, plan to stay in the area for the NOTO District’s Halloween bash which starts at 5 p.m. There will be food, fun, music, and more. More details will be added...

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URGENT NEEDS

Disposable Razors
Wash Cloths
Travel Sized Mouthwash
Travel Sized Hand Sanitizer
Wool Socks
Warm Gloves
Full Sized Toothpaste

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