Sewing and Craft Supply
Redistribution Day: Saturday, October 6th (11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.)
Oasis Learning Center, 306 E.
The generous donations of volunteers and friends of
Iskashitaa have led to a VERY full storage shed and we want to get those
donations back out to our refugee friends! As usual, we cannot do this
without your help! Please RSVP online or send an email to Emily at
firstname.lastname@example.org. We need volunteers to set up, help redistribute the
supplies and clean up.
Tucson CSA: October 2nd, 10th, 16th,
24th, 30th. (4:00pm-7:00pm)
Come purchase Iskashitaa Products made with locally harvested delights or help us sell at the Tucson CSA at the
Historic Y, 738 North 5th Avenue. New products include: Fiesta Salsa,
Grapefruit Honey Marmalade, Loquat Dessert Sauce, Mesquite Pods, Orange
Grapefruit Marmalade Pecan Dressing, Orange Marmalade , Parsi Ko Bien - Nepali
Spice Rub, Pickled Green Tomatoes, Stewed Tomatoes, Green grocery bags and
Baskets. Contact Lori Coletta at email@example.com for more information.
NPR Tucson, State of the Re:Union: Sunday, October 7th (3:00pm) on NPR 89.1
Listen to the Tucson episode of
Stare of the Re:Union that features Iskashitaa Refugee Network.
Refugee 101 Information Night:
Thursday, October 11th (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Come learn more about refugee life, communicating in
different languages, and refugee work. Want to learn what Iskashitaa Refugee Network
does in the community? Want to become a volunteer? Anyone who wants information
can attend and attendance does not commit you to serve. The training is at
St. Francis in the Foothills, 4625 E. River Rd. Room
30/31. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Short Fall Harvests: Fridays or when you have time
Harvesting local fruit and vegetables with Iskashitaa
Refugee Network! You would be working
alongside refugees picking fruit in backyards or local farms. Currently we are
harvesting figs, prickly pear, tomatoes, cucumbers, garlic, carob,
oranges, squash, grapefruit, chilies, calamondins, pomegranates and more.
You will definitely have a chance to make new friends from interesting
cultures, learn about eating local in Tucson and try some of these delicious
fruits of the desert!
Tucson Meet Yourself: Friday and
Saturday, October 12-13th(11:00am - 10:00pm) and Sunday,
October 14th (11:00am - 6:00pm)
Learn about cultural diversity in Tucson. Eat great food.
Watch cultural demonstrations during this Tucsonan festival. This is a free
event with multiple opportunities to support local vendors and buy Iskashitaa’s
baskets, food products and crafts. Bring the entire family. Want to volunteer?
Contact Natalie Brown at email@example.com.
NamJam: Saturday, October
20th (9:00am - 7:00pm)
family friendly music festival will be held at Reid Park for a $5.00 donation
admission. Iskashitaa will be represented to increase awareness of our Mission
Continues intern opportunities.
United Nations Day Iskashitaa
Breakfast: Wednesday, October 24th (7:00am - 8:00am)
Iskashtiaa Refugee Network invites you to join us for a free
breakfast to learn more about our programs and services and ways that you can
help support our work. Please start United
Nations Day with Iskashitaa Refugee Network, an organization that creates
opportunities for United Nations refugees in Tucson year round. A light breakfast will be served as you learn
more about Iskashitaa through the eyes of refugees, board members, and
staff. This event will take place at
First Christian Church, located at 740 E. Speedway, from 7am to 8am. We promise to get you to work on time! There is no cost for this event, but
donations will be requested.
Please RSVP to Natalie Brown at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 928-503-7496.
workshops with refugees and Iskashitaa: Friday, October 26th (12:00 -
Learn about new foods, techniques, and cross cultural
traditions. Come for an hour come for half the day! If you are interested
in volunteering please email email@example.com and visit the
website for more information: www.iskashitaa.org. You can also sign up to attend at our website under our
Calendar! Please RSVP in advance.
Iskashitaa’s Annual Pumpkin Harvests
at Buckelew Farms: November 1st and November 3rd (7:00am-1:00pm)
Ready to harvest pumpkins during our beautiful
Arizona Fall weather? Volunteers along-side United Nations Refugees with
harvest and load 18 wheelers for the Community Food Bank and Iskashitaa Refugee
Network that will feel tens of people. We will harvest pumpkin flowers,
leaves/greens, squash, pumpkins and seeds. Participate in our race for
walking the farthest and fastest with a pumpkin on your head and win an awesome
Iskashitaa prize! This volunteer opportunity is great for groups, families or
individuals. Register online at www.iskashitaa.org or contact Lizbeth at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 520-331-6585.
Annual Green Living Fair: Saturday,
November 3rd (10:00am – 2:00pm)
Mark your calendars! Want to become “green” and live a more
sustainable lifestyle? This is the event for you. Iskashitaa along with 30
other agencies, groups and businesses will showcase during this event with
products and information. Want to help Iskashitaa at our table? Contact email@example.com.
*Interested in volunteering in Iskashitaa’s various
programs? Contact Lizbeth Gonzalez, our Volunteer Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 520-331-6585