Connecting the global Stitch community around shared interests

Finding members who share your specific interests took a big step forward last week thanks to the enhancements made to the Groups section. Stitch now gives members the ability to not only create interest groups for people within their local area, but also their state…

ByByAnastasia HadjidemetriJune 21, 20203

Finding love 3000 miles away: The story of Richard & Anne

Despite living on opposite sides of the USA, Richard and Anne decided to connect on Stitch. Three years on, they’re now blissfully living together in New York. Enjoy their story below, written from each of their perspectives. Anne: “Too Bad We Live Far Apart” What…

ByByAnastasia HadjidemetriApril 20, 202011

Stitch members staying socially connected with virtual activities

Everyone knows that the coronavirus crisis has had an incredible impact on the ability of people to meet and socialize in person. This has had a profound impact on the Stitch Community. One of the most-loved aspects of Stitch is how it brings together members…

ByByAnastasia HadjidemetriApril 15, 20200

A force for good: The Stitch Community is now a not-for-profit charity

We’ve got some very important news to share. We had hoped to make this announcement a few weeks ago, but the COVID-19 crisis has naturally overwhelmed everything for us over the last two weeks (and if you’re interested, please read about how the community is…

ByByAndrew DowlingMarch 21, 20207

Stitch & COVID-19: the community responds

I’ve spent the last several years building the Stitch Community to help improve the lives of our members around the world. For me personally, that makes the current coronavirus crisis feel especially heartbreaking. After all, the Stitch Community is exclusively for people over 50, and…

ByByAndrew DowlingMarch 17, 202034

Volunteers making Stitch great

Stitch is built on the spirit of volunteering. That’s not always obvious — Stitch members who organize events and activities for other members are usually the ones having so much fun that it doesn’t seem like “volunteering”, but it is. They are volunteering their time…

ByByAnastasia HadjidemetriMarch 3, 20203

Thank you for an incredible 2019

With 2019 now well and truly in the rearview mirror, we thought it would be a good time to reflect on what was accomplished last year, and to give thanks to all our members who positively contributed to the ongoing growth and success of the…

ByByAndrew DowlingJanuary 30, 20200

Working with local communities

It’s a growing movement Creating strong community connections in the face of today’s social challenges can be tough. Today there are many forces which strain the social fabric of society, increasingly leaving people feeling disconnected from each other and the communities in which they live.…

ByByAndrew DowlingDecember 18, 20192

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