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TPUCS GOES TO BROOKLYN!

After two years of serving shelters and organizations in The Bronx, The Pop-Up Care Shop is expanding our reach to Brooklyn! From the very start we’ve had a mission to reach across all boroughs (and eventually the country— one day international!) and are very grateful for the opportunity to branch out. This year we will be serving a Brooklyn-based shelter called CAMBA Broadway House Women’s Shelter.

Beyond location, we were also interested in expanding our reach to a different demographic. In one of our meetings, we discussed the sad increase of elderly homeless individuals in NYC. We really wanted to target older women this year and thankfully the stars aligned for us to do just that! Empress Varnado, founder of BBDigital and amazing friend of TPUCS (she collected feminine hygiene products for our first shop), reached out to collaborate again for our upcoming shop. She put us in contact with CAMBA Broadway House Women’s Shelter,  which happens to serve mostly female clients ages 60 and older, and the rest is soon to be history!

On December 8th, we will be serving the ladies of Broadway House with a holiday boutique of free clothes. BBDigital will be collecting feminine hygiene products (including adult diapers and toiletries) and we will be collecting clothing and brand new undergarments. Also joining us this year is designer, educator, and author Lesley Ware, who will host a fun fashion workshop for the ladies and who sponsored the venue for our launch event back in 2016. So it’s truly a reunion of sorts this year!

We’re currently seeking volunteers and donations to help make this a special event! See below for details:

Clothing Drive: Dec 1st  (11am – 3pm) at 49 Crown St, Brooklyn, NY 11225

Can’t make it to the drive? You can still support us by donating to our GoFundme. Every little bit helps!

Volunteer with us at our Care Shop on Dec 8th and/or our clothing drive on Dec 1st. Email thepopupcareshop@gmail.com to sign-up!

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SANCTUARY FOR FAMILIES: ZERO TOLERANCE BENEFIT

Last night we had the honor of attending Sanctuary for Families Zero Tolerance Benefit. For over 30 years @sffny has worked tirelessly to advocate and serve survivors of domestic abuse, economic abuse, sex trafficking, and other forms of gender violence. It was a night of celebrating the brave women who’ve overcome so much trauma and pain; a night of hope and giving; and a night of breaking the silence surrounding gender violence and basic human rights.

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Last night we had the honor of attending Sanctuary for Families Zero Tolerance Benefit. For over 30 years @sffny has worked tirelessly to advocate and serve survivors of domestic abuse, economic abuse, sex trafficking, and other forms of gender violence. It was a night of celebrating the brave women who've overcome so much trauma and pain; a night of hope and giving; and a night of breaking the silence surrounding gender violence and basic human rights. Thank you so much for inviting us @akilahbrowne! #thepopupcareshop #girlsgiveback #womensupportingwomen #domesticviolence #sanctuaryforfamiles #zerotolerance #volunteer #nyc #give #charity #supportwomen #listentowomen #survivors #abusesurvivors #brave #genderviolence #feminism #women #lgbtq #allwomen #nycvolunteer #families #donate #giveback #community

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THE POP-UP CARE SHOP: MOTHER’S SELF-CARE DAY

We are back at Park Avenue Thorpe to celebrate Mother’s Day with some amazing moms! In honor of these wonderful women, we hosted a Self-Care workshop day full of vision-boarding and sister talk. Beautiful times!

THE POP-UP CARE SHOP: CAREER WOMAN WORKSHOP

Help us close out 2018 Women’s History Month with a bang!

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TODAY we are closing Women's History Month with a bang!  We are working in collaboration with Bronx nonprofit women's organization #WoundedButNotDefeated and our friends @HeelingSoles for a stellar day of women empowerment and career development. We invite you (or anyone you think would like to attend) to our #RedefiningYou career workshop! We will be sharing tips on how to present the best you for career opportunities, giving guidelines on how to achieve your goals, and hosting a pop-up shop of FREE clothes and shoes for your business wardrobe! Food, refreshments, and a mini fashion show also included 😉 WHEN: Saturday, March 31 @ 5pm WHERE: 808 East Tremont, 2nd Floor, Bronx, NY Hope to see you there! #ThePopUpCareShop #GirlsGiveBack #Saturday #VolunteerNYC #Bronx #Nyc #womenempowerment #girlsmatter #womenmatter #womenshistorymonth #lastdayofmarch #volunteer #empowerment #donations

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THE POP-UP CARE SHOP ’17: PARK AVENUE THORPE

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We are so proud to say that our Care Shop on December 16, 2017 was an absolute success!! Thanks so much for donating to our cause and believing in our mission. Special thanks to the hardworking volunteers who gave their time and hearts to a full day of service. Thank you to Park Avenue Thorpe for being such an amazing example of what it means to help others rehabilitate their lives. This year has been a blessing, full of lessons, new friendships, and beautiful opportunities.

As we say goodbye to 2017, we hope that you help us keep The Pop-Up Care Shop alive for years to come. We are currently looking for people to join our team! If you’d like to learn more, please email us. We ask that you also continue to spread the word of our work and support/share our GoFundMe in the coming year.

Thanks again for being so awesome and allowing us to do this once again! Wishing all of you a happy holiday season.

Check out photos from our Care Shop on our Facebook and Instagram!

Happy Holidays!

Kadia + Kydee

THE POP-UP CARE SHOP X LARUICCI

Thank you @laruicci and @pervisrosspr for your support! If you missed our clothing drive, there’s still a chance to donate! Check out this post and our previous one to help grow our Care Shop inventory.

THE POP-UP CARE SHOP X UPLIFT STUDIOS

When fitness, feminism, and charity meet wonderful things happen!
We are so proud to be working with @upliftstudios for our extended clothing drive. They are accepting womens and childrens clothing donations on our behalf from Dec 1-12. So if you’re in NYC and looking for a place to donate clothes and/or take a workout class, you’re in luck! 😊💕

NOVEMBER 18: CLOTHING DRIVE + TRIVIA NIGHT

On November 18, 2017 we hosted our annual clothing drive and a  trivia night FUNdraiser!

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The Pop Up Care Shop Trivia Night Social Media Flyer

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J CREW X THE POP-UP CARE SHOP COLLAB

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We are so proud to annouce our partnership with J Crew for a special shopping event next weekend!
On Friday March 31, J.Crew (Westfield Mall location only) will be offering a discount to shoppers who bring in new or lightly used women’s or children’s clothes to donate to #ThePopUpCareShop.

So if you’re in NJ or NYC looking for a great way to give (and a great way to save) please check us out next Friday! Details on flyer.