Help Samunnat take the next step

Angels in flowing sari silks from the ladies of Samunnat Nepal on PolymerClayDaily

A flock of angels will flutter through PCD this spring as we raise travel funds for the 3 Samunnat women who will visit the US in October for training and market development.

Gita, Pramila, and Kopila are anxious to meet face to face with those who have supported them and watched the Nepal project grow for 11 years!

The angels are elegantly draped in repurposed sari silks. Each artist has given her celestial creation a personality, tucked a special message for you under the bodice, and folded it into a gift bag.

Each costs $50 and will be mailed free in the continental US. Ron Lehocky is spearheading the effort. Make your checks out to Ron Lehocky. Mail to: 1763 Casselberry Rd, Louisville, KY 40205. Contact him at [email protected]

If you’d like to support Samunnat in other ways, you can click on the Paypal donate button next to the angels in the right column on PCD and make a donation in any amount. The ladies share their excitement on Instagram. Learn about Samunnat in a nutshell here.

I’ll be escorting the visitors and will talk about our plans, ask for your suggestions and help in upcoming posts. With your help, we can do this!

Note: Ron’s address is correct now!

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  • reply Ron Lehocky ,

    I love the video. I am so please to be part of this current fund raising campaign to bring three of the Nepali polymer artists to the US.

    Because of my error there was a typo in the information I gave Cynthia.
    My correct address is 1763 Casselberry Rd, Louisville Kentucky

    Make checks payable to Ron Lehocky
    To help save on postage group orders from guilds are encouraged. Be a part of the Namaste Tour. Thx.

    • reply Ron Lehocky ,

      I am a doofus. I need an editor.
      My email is also incorrect. It is
      [email protected].

      I don’t have PayPal availability. Sorry.

      • reply Laurie Mika ,

        You’re not a doofus Ron….!!! You and Cynthia are a wonderful, altruistic human beings helping to spread the power of art to make this world a better place to live in…..thanks for your efforts….I will be ordering my angel soon!

        • reply Vikki Meloy ,

          Ron and Cynthia,

          Thank you for bringing your art and these ladies to the world. I am a registered nurse and dabble in polymer clay for stress relief. I give my creations to patients and co workers.

          I am inspired by your support of these women and amazed and awed by what they do for their community. I will be mailing a check soon!

          Thank you again,

          Vikki Meloy

          • reply Sabine Spiesser ,

            Thank you Wendy, Ron and Cynthia for all the support you are offering! You are the angels of the polymer clay community!

            • reply Wendy Moore ,

              Namaste Cynthia and PCD readers. We are so grateful for this and the ladies were SO excited to see this post! Kopila loved how you cut around the angel Cynthia! To say these ladies are beside themselves with excitement doesn’t touch the sides! They are working so hard to be ready somthat they can come back and share with others what they learnt. And they are SO keen to say thank you personally to the community that has helped them so much! Thank you all.

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