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Community Programs

Desert Woodcrafters Association supports a variety of community programs.  A Community Projects Summary has been updated through 2023 by Paul Swane.  Use the menu above to see individual program details.  

Beads of Courage is a Tucson-based nonprofit dedicated to improving the quality of life for children and teens coping with serious illness.  

Desert Woodcrafters make Flag Boxes to hold the flags flown at University of Arizona football games.  

Toys For Children is a local Tucson program that provides toys for needy kids at Christmas.  Toys for Children is a Desert Woodcrafters program.  Members of both clubs make toys for the pre-kindergarten to second grade age level.  

The Southern Arizona Diaper Bank is an Arizona organization that provides baby diapers, adult incontinent products and feminine hygiene products for those who cannot afford them.  Member-crafted items are donated for an annual auction.

Pens for Troops is a Woodcraft of Tucson program.  Members turn pens to be sent to active U.S. servicemen as a thank you for their service.  

Purple Heart Pens is a program that distributes pens made from purpleheart wood for distribution to Military Order of the Purple Heart members.

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