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Back to school is Poppin at MFTA

Thanks to Poppin, we have a huge donation of pens, markers, and tape dispensers – they are a welcome, bright addition to any MFTA recipient’s desk! We have more back-to-school donations featured on our Facebook page!

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Tapestry fun at Astoria Park!

Under the beautiful sunny skies of Queens, against the backdrop of the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge (aka the Triborough), and the energy of an enthusiastic crowd, MFTA had a blast during the Astoria Park Shore Fest this past Sunday, August … Continue reading

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Franklin Furnace is on a mission

“On a mission to make the world safe for avant-garde art” is the motto of one of our recipients, Franklin Furnace. And on a mission they are! MFTA recipients for more than 18 years and donors even longer (since 1993), … Continue reading

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Thank you, June donors!

At MFTA, donations make our world go round! We received (literally) tons of donations this month. Here are just a few of the generous donors who gave us all kinds of great items in June: We are glad that Patricia … Continue reading

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Warehouse Updates for April 7th

Here are some of the new items we have available: A lot of prop items from Juicy Couture’s past window displays, Liz Claiborne & York Beads Beads, seahorses and tin man

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Updates from the warehouse

Here are some of the newer items available in our warehouse right now: We got some great items like thread, yarn, paint brushes, and LOTS of paper! (p.s. the paper is very popular so it might be gone pretty fast) … Continue reading

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MFTA donors LOVE recipient thank you letters

To our ‘shoppers’ We thank all MFTA recipient groups for taking the time to write notes to our donors telling them how much they appreciate the free supplies. Our donors appreciate the thank you notes and we think the notes … Continue reading

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A New Year’s greeting from Executive Director Harriet Taub

Welcome to 2011. The New Year brings with it the opportunity to enact changes and set goals both personal and organizational. At Materials for the Arts we are meeting a number of challenges with a big, bold, positive attitude. While … Continue reading

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Direct Donations Update

Here are just some of the items available on Direct Donations right now. Hurry and request them ASAP before anyone else does. Go to http://www.mfta.org and log-in to contact the donors for these items. Item ID: 133420 Apple Macbook 13″ … Continue reading

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Treasures of the Week: Vintage shoes from Chanel, Manolo Blahnik and Saks

The Metropolitan Museum of Art donated to us a box full of vintage shoes. These were some of the cool ones I found.  There are some appointments still left in tomorrow’s late night shopping. Sign up before it’s full!

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