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Sweet Dream In A Bag


February 2016

 Providing New Bedding, Caring

and Love to Children in Transition
"My uncle once told me, "There is no Heart bigger than that of a VOLUNTEER'.  For you to be so considerate and thoughtful for a family that you do not even know, gives me HOPE & FAITH not only for the world we live in but for the RECOVERY & FUTURE of my family and myself.  May your lives be BLESSED for all your days. "

Money to purchase Fabric & Sewing of Baby Quilts Needed
We have some wonderful volunteers that want to sew the patch-work quilts for the Baby Sweet Dream Bags.  We need people to purchase fabric or provide money to purchase  queen size batting (it makes 4 baby quilts), queen flat sheets to use as backing material and cute fabric for the squares for the front of the quilts.  Fabric can be cotton, or flannel.  At some fabric stores they have cute panels that can be used as the front of the quilt.  Also if sewing is something you enjoy, we could use your help!  In the past month we have had a very large demand for Baby Sweet Dream Bags.  Our faithful seamstress is having surgery and will not be able to sew for us for some time--so we need extra help!  This will be an on-going need!! 


  Aktion Club Castle Rock Takes on a Project for Sweet Dream


Aktion Clubs are formed by Kiwanis Clubs in the same way that K-Kids Clubs (Elementary Schools), Builders Clubs (Middle Schools), Key Clubs (High Schools), and Circle K Clubs (Colleges) are formed.  However, instead of the population being different school age groups, Aktion Clubs are for Adults with disabilities.
These clubs  provide these adults with opportunities to serve and improve their communities, learn leadership  and organizational skills, and to know the satisfaction and
Inclusiveness that is part of a member organization.

 The Castle Rock Kiwanis Club provided the money to purchase mugs, tea & coffee packets, gift bags and ribbon so the Aktion Club could help Sweet Dream with these needed gift for the parents,  "Mom & Dad's Mugs" (moms getting a mug with Sweet Dream Tea & dad get mug with instant Starbucks Coffee packet)  this gave the Aktion  members an opportunity to assemble the parts of the project into finished gifts for Moms and Dads who's children are receiving Sweet Dream  Bags.  The members watched a video from the website so that they could gain an understanding of how they were helping these needy families.  When we finished our project they gave themselves a round of applause!  A big THANK YOU from Sweet Dream---they completed 200 beautiful "Gift Mugs"!!!  With all the events we have had recently we couldn't have done it without the help of the Castle Rock Aktion Club! Watch the Aktion Club in action here:



Over 45 Sweet Dream Volunteers came together to provide more than 150 children with new Sweet Dream Bags.  Volunteers came from all over, Castle Rock, Aurora, Denver, Littleton, and just about every part of the Metro area!! It was a night to remember.....look at all the happy children in the pictures!
Hope Center sent this note:

On behalf of the parents, staff, board of directors and especially the children served by Hope Center, please accept this letter as an expressionof our appreciation to SWEET DREAM IN A BAG for the wonderful bedding that was donated to our families during Hope Center's Family Night,"Bedtime Stories", on 1/20/16.  Your organization has been an asset toour community and we thank  you for your time and effort and for caring about the needs of others.



Feb. 4, Thursday, starting 11 am
"Treasure Time Gifting Event”
Hope Center Preschool
3400 Elizebeth St., Denver, CO
(Volunteers needed)

Feb. 4,  2016  Thursday, starting 6:20 pm
"Treasure Time Gifting Event”
Warren Village
1300 Gilpin St., Denver, CO  80128
(Volunteers needed)

Feb. 8, Monday , starting 6:30 pm
"Treasure Time Gifting Event”
Decatur Place
1155 Decatur St., Denver, CO  80204
(Volunteers needed)

Feb. 20, Saturday Morning, starting 9 am
"Packing Event”
Bethany E-Free Church, 6240 S. Broadway,
Littleton, CO  80121
Starts: 9 am – 12:30 pm
A light lunch is served about 11:15 –plan to stay! (Everyone Welcome!!!)

Feb. 27, Sat, starting 1 pm
"Treasure Time Gifting Event”
Aurora Gabriel House
13101 E. Mississippi Ave, Bldg. C 1020,
 Aurora, CO 80012
(English & Spanish speaking volunteers needed)

March 5, Sat, starting 1 pm
"Treasure Time Gifting Event”
St. Francis de Sales Gabriel House
301 S. Grant, Denver, CO  80209
(English & Spanish speaking volunteers needed)
March  19, Saturday Morning, starting 9 am
"Packing Event”
Bethany E-Free Church, 6240 S. Broadway,
Littleton, CO  80121
Starts: 9 am – 12:30 pm
A light lunch is served about 11:15 –plan to stay! (Everyone Welcome!!!)

March 26, Sat, starting Noon
"Treasure Time Gifting Event”
Mercy Housing/Holly Park Apartments
5524 E. 60th Ave, Commerce City, 80022
(Volunteers needed)
April 16, Saturday Morning, starting 9 am
"Packing Event”
Bethany E-Free Church, 6240 S. Broadway,
Littleton, CO  80121
Starts: 9 am – 12:30 pm
A light lunch is served about 11:15 –plan to stay! (Everyone Welcome!!!)

 April 26 ,Tuesday, starting  11:30 am
"Treasure Time Gifting Event”
Jefferson County Head Start School
5150 Allison St, Arvada, CO 80002
(English & Spanish speaking volunteers needed)


Reminder:  There will be Treasure Time Gifting Events added as agencies set dates, check our website and look at the CALENDAR!
Please--- if you can help with any Event call Susie 303-507-2098 or email:
updated 2/3/2016

 "I will sleep in this every night!"


Access Housing/Commerce City

Alternatives to Violence/Loveland
Angel House/Loveland
Castle Rock Women's Crisis Center/Castle Rock
Coalition for the Homeless /Ren. at Lowery
Coalition for the Homeless/ West End Flats
Coalition for the Homeless/Renaissance 88
Coalition for the Homeless/Ren. Blue Spruce
Coalition for the Homeless/ Stout Street Flats
Colo. House/Partners in Housing-Colo Springs
Crossroads Safehouse/Trans. Housing-Ft.Collins
Decatur Place Transitional Housing
Denver Rescue Mission Star Tran. Housing
Extended Hands of Hope/Avanti House
Family Tree Housing & Family Services
Family Tree Crisis Center
Father Ed Judy's House
Fostering Hope Foundation/Colo. Springs
Gabriel House/Aurora
Gabriel House/St. Francis
Gateway Women's Shelter
Greeley Transitional Housing
Hope Communities/California Street
Hope Communities/Hidden Brook
Hope Communities/Thrill
Humbolt Archdiocesan Housing I
I Am Academy
Jefferson Co. Attorney/  Family Violence
Jefferson County Head Start
LaPuente House/Alamosa, CO
Mercy /Springfield Ct. Apt./Ft. Collins
Mercy/Holly Park Apartments
Mt. Loretto Family Housing
Open Door Ministries
Pasada Family Shelter/Pueblo
Pasada Rio Sacramento/Pueblo
Salvation Army Lambeth Center
STRIDE Transitional Housing
VOA Brandon House
VOA- ECEC Head Start
VOA DAV Families
VOA Family Housing Program
VOA Rainbow Head Start
VOA Young Mothers
Warren Village
Warren Village First Step

As you look at this list you will realize just how many  children need your help and caring to make their lives a little more cozy and give them something to call their own!

  • Twin Sheets Sets
  • Baby Crib Fitted Sheets

  • Navy Blue Twin Comforters at Walmart

  • Fabric for Baby Quilts

  • Baby Quilts

Together we can
make a Difference!
Schedule Your Next Event
Directors and Case Worker:  we are now  scheduling Treasure Time Gifting Events for the next 3 months--- Please look at your calendar and contact us to get your event on our Sweet Dream Schedule!  These children need to sleep warm and comfy in these cold months!--  Email: and secure a date!  
Plan a  Packing Party
Want to share Sweet Dream with friends and co-workers the excitement and fun?  Plan and Sponsor a Packing Party.  Sweet Dream does all the work to get prepared.  We bring all the needed items to pack, your group just needs to raise half the funds for the event and the people to pack....we do the rest!   Susie would love to share how to do that and can come share about Sweet Dream with your group so everyone can get excited about this great opportunity!    Susie:303-507-2098
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