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

Stitch Member Spotlight: Trisha from Litchfield Park, Arizona

The following post is written by Stitch member Trisha from Litchfield Park, Arizona. Trisha is a Stitch Community Champion who is passionate about growing and engaging her Stitch Community in Phoenix’s West Valley. They say life begins at 50 … and beyond.For some, this age…

ByByAnastasia HadjidemetriDecember 9, 20190

Great people, great city: the Stitch Chicago Fall Festival

In late October the Stitch Community officially launched in Chicago with the inaugural “Stitch Chicago Fall Festival”, supported by SilverSneakers. I was lucky enough to attend, and was privileged to meet some incredible members. Read on to find out what the week was all about.…

ByByAndrew DowlingNovember 24, 20191

The inspiring story of Debbie & Chris

All around the world, incredible Stitchers are doing great things for the members of their communities. We call these members our Stitch “Ambassadors”, and two of the most amazing ambassadors we have are Debbie & Chris from Chandler, Arizona. We’d like to share their story…

ByByAnastasia HadjidemetriAugust 13, 20192

Stitch is coming to Chicago!

Why hello there, Windy City If you live in or near Chicago, we’ve got good news for you. The title of this article is a dead giveaway, of course: but yes, Stitch is coming to Chicago! This post is intended to give our members in…

ByByAndrew DowlingAugust 12, 20195

Fitness, Food, and Friends at MIT AgeLab

I was recently given the honor of being invited to speak on a panel at the MIT AgeLab in Boston. The theme of the symposium was “Fitness, Food, and Friends”, focusing on the three biggest factors influencing whether we enjoy happy, healthy, and fulfilled lives…

ByByAndrew DowlingAugust 12, 20190

Phoenix, it’s your time to shine

Hello, Phoenix! This article is a bit different from most posts on the Stitch blog. Rather than being a general article written for the whole community, this one is specifically for all the new Stitch members who have joined recently in the Phoenix area. If…

ByByAndrew DowlingApril 24, 20193

Standing out at Stitch events

Finding your fellow Stitchers at an event can sometimes be difficult, especially if you’re meeting other members for the very first time and don’t know what they look like. So we decided to ask some of our community members what they do to stand out…

ByByAnastasia HadjidemetriApril 15, 20190

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