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Welcome to FYMO!

Fashion Your Mind Organization (FYMO) is a Non Profit 501 (c) (3) Corporation. Our mission is to ease the burden of children and adults living with cancer and encourage new career paths for participants of our Fashion and Creative Arts Program.


We support those in need

Why do we offer support to Cancer Patients? One reason we offer support to cancer patients in our local community is because cancer affects us all. If you have a loved one faced with cancer, our support programs are designed to help keep sprits uplifted during this most sensitive time. Below are some areas of support we offer to our clients.

Living Expenses
Transportation
In Home Care
Cost Towards Medicine
Arts and Crafts
Various Workshops

Donations

Thank you for your continued support & donations that keeps our organization thriving.
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Did you know when you make a donation to a Non Profit Organization, you can receive tax deduction. You can donate your Time & Services, Cars, Boats, Personal Property, Cash, Checks or Credit Card donations. We send official receipts for donations made to us in amounts over $500. If you are making a donation by way of check, the IRS has deemed that sufficient to use in place of our official donation receipt. If you are making a donation in cash, and want an official receipt please contact our accounting department to have us generate you an official receipt. Consult with your tax advisor on how to receive tax considerations for your donations. Thank very much for your continued support and generous donations!

ACCEPTABLE DONATIONS INCLUDE:
Cash | Checks | Credit Cards | Cars | Boats | Personal Property | In-kind Services | Volunteer Services

Classes & Workshops

Fashion Sewing 101 (Beginners)
Fashion Sewing 102 (Intermediate)
Youth Sewing 101
Youth Sewing 102 (Beginners)
Artistic Youth Expression Program
FYMO Afterschool Program
Learn to Make Your Own Prom Dress
Mommy and Me
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Prices

Financial Aid Available For a detailed description of each class or workshop offered, please click on our Class Description & Rates link below for more details or you may call our office at (800)587-FYMO (3966) and speak with our Office of Administration.
Class Description & Rates

FASHION SEWING 101:
Fashion Sewing 101 is a beginner’s workshop that is conducted throughout the year for students aged 12 years to adults. Student will learn:
• How to thread and use a sewing machine
• How to use commercial patterns
• How to layout and cut from a commercial pattern proper
• How to adjust commercial pattern to custom fit personal outfit
• Practice machine sewing skills and hand sewing skills
6 sessions (2hrs. each session): $250
Sewing Kit Included

FASHION SEWING 102:
Class Description:
This course will cover a more comprehensive structure towards the art of sewing. This course will serve as a continuation from the Fashion Sewing 101. You will learn to execute your own design idea using commercial patterns to create a professional look to your garment. Completed garments will be of your own choice and will be showcased in the school gallery.
4-6 sessions (2hrs. each session): $220

YOUTH SEWING 101:
Youth Sewing 101 is a beginner’s workshop that is conducted throughout the year for students aged 5-16 years to adults. Students will learn:
·Beginning Sewing Skills
·How to sew by hand
·How to use the sewing machine
·To select appropriate fabric, patterns, notions, etc.
·Press, pin mark, cut and assemble a pattern
·Simple holiday projects
6 sessions (2hrs. each session): $200
Sewing Kit Included.

YOUTH SEWING 102:
Class Description:
This course will cover a more comprehensive structure towards the art of sewing. This course will serve as a continuation from the Youth Sewing 101. You will learn to execute your own design idea using commercial patterns to create a professional look to your garment. Completed garments will be of your own choice and will be showcased in the school gallery.
4-6 sessions (2hrs. each session): $190

FYMO AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM:
Program Description:
Students will go through a number of lessons both in art and fashion based on age and experience. Students will work on ongoing projects that will strengthen their skills at every level. Students will design and sew items that will be featured in our online gallery and/or public display. Some projects will be given to cancer patients currently going through treatment. For fees please contact office of administration. Initial enrollment must be done in the office.

LEARN TO MAKE YOUR OWN PROM DRESS:
“I Designed it & Made it Myself!”
This workshop is created with dual purpose; to expose the creative talents of young adults, and to save on the purchase cost. Surely the expense of this most important & cannot be missed event is a big expense for everyone. To be able to make your own dress will save a portion of your expense, and to say “I designed & made it myself” will make one ever so proud.
Prom Dress Sewing Workshops Rates
3 Sessions (2 hrs. each session): $150
4 Sessions (2 hrs. each session): $180
Mother & Daughter Group, 3 Sessions (2 hrs. each session): $225
Mother & Daughter Group, 4 Sessions (2 hrs. each session): $280

MOMMY AND ME SEWING CLASSES (4-14)
Introduce your child to art of sewing. Parents share in these moments of developing sewing skills for your little one. Experience the fun and excitement of sewing and making your own favorite projects. From designing belts, to hair pieces, and simple holiday items. This class is just for you and your mommy. All supplies provided.
Mother & Child Group, 3 Sessions (2 hrs. each session): $225 add $100 for each additional child
Mother & Child Group, 4 Sessions (2 hrs. each session): $280 add $100 for each additional child
Your schedule is our schedule. Call to set up weekly sessions that fit you!

ARTISTIC YOUTH EXPRESSION PROGRAM:
The Artistic Youth Expression Program is a series of workshops designed to challenge, explore and promote artistic express and design for at risk youth and youth with socio-economic backgrounds.This program is offered during the summer months and may be offered as a specialty workshop during the year. The series consists of eight workshops including but not limited to:
. Beginning Sewing Skills
. How to use the sewing machine
. To select appropriate fabric, patterns, notions, etc
. Press, pin mark, cut and assemble a pattern
. To complete and wear their own clothes
. Fashion and Art
. Life Skills
. Entrepreneurship
Half and full day options available
$340 for full day; $170 for half day

Financial Aid and Scholarships available.
Check our Facebook page for announcements or join our mailing list for updates.


Services Overview

Want a Custom Dress for Prom?Because this will be a very special occasion in your life, why not join our workshop that will teach you how you can make your very own custom prom dress?
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“I designed it & Made it Myself!”
This workshop is created with dual purpose; to expose the creative talents of young adults, and to save on the purchase cost. Surely the expense of this most important & cannot be missed event is a big expense for everyone. To be able to make your own dress will save a portion of your expense, and to say “I designed & made it myself” will make one ever so proud.

Sewing done easy Learn how to sew. Our beginners classes are perfect to get you started.
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Fashion Sewing 101:
Fashion Sewing 101 is a beginner’s workshop that is conducted throughout the year for students aged 12 years to adults. Student will learn:
·How to thread and use a sewing machine
·How to use commercial patterns
·How to layout and cut from a commercial pattern proper
·How to adjust commercial pattern to custom fit personal outfit
·Practice machine sewing skills and hand sewing skills.

Fashion Sewing 102:
Class Description:
This course will cover a more comprehensive structure towards the art of sewing. This course will serve as a continuation from the Fashion Sewing 101. You will learn to execute your own design idea using commercial patterns to create a professional look to your garment. Completed garments will be of your own choice and will be showcased in the school gallery.

Youth Sewing 101:
Youth Sewing 101 is a beginner’s workshop that is conducted throughout the year for students aged 5-16 years to adults.
Students will learn:
·Beginning Sewing Skills
·How to sew by hand
·How to use the sewing machine
·To select appropriate fabric, patterns, notions, etc.
·Press, pin mark, cut and assemble a pattern
·Simple holiday projects

Youth Sewing 102:
Class Description:
This course will cover a more comprehensive structure towards the art of sewing. This course will serve as a continuation from the Youth Sewing 101. You will learn to execute your own design idea using commercial patterns to create a professional look to your garment. Completed garments will be of your own choice and will be showcased in the school gallery.

MOMMY & ME Introduce your child to sewing or any of our programs and experience the fun and excitement of interacting with your little one.
More About Mommy and Me

Introduce your child to art of sewing. Parents share in these moments of developing sewing skills for your little one. Experience the fun and excitement of sewing and making your own favorite projects. From designing belts, to hair pieces, and simple holiday items and more this class is just for you and your mommy. Your schedule is our schedule. Call to set up weekly sessions that fit you!


Give to Live 2K14


WHAT TIME IS IT? ITS TIME FOR OUR ANNUAL 5K CANCER RUN/WALK! IT IS ON! Sign up today FYMO’s “Giving to Live” 5K Cancer Run/Walk is an exciting event that we host every year and it’s that time of the year again. Thanks to you and your generosity 2014 will be our best year ever! Come join the many Family, Friends, Co-workers and Community Groups who will be participating in this noncompetitive, high energy, fun Run/Walk. A portion of the proceeds and donations we raise are given to our local Cancer clients and used to assist their needs. On behalf of our staff and Clients, we wish to thank you in advance for your generous and continued support.
Click to Sign Up

Early Registration: $25
General: $35
Team Registration (minimum of 4 members required): $25

If you are a team captain paying for your team please email team member’s name, email, and phone number. Don’t forget to provide your team’s name. Visit our Facebook page for more details.

To pay for your selection click the DONATE button below.

How you can help?

Federal Tax ID NO: 80-0250178
DONATE TO OUR "GIVING TO LIVE" FASHION SHOW FYMO’s “Giving to Live” Fashion Show is a biennial event hosted by renowned and distinguished Fashion Designers from all over the world who not only show off their new designs and fashion but also provide in-kind services by graciously allowing our students in our programs to participate within the professional fashion show. Our students mingle with professional runway models and signers and get to experience firsthand what it is like to be at a real live fashion show.


DONATE TO OUR CREATIVE ART PROGRAMS FYMO’s instructional programs are comprised of workshops and classes that educate through Fashion and Creative Arts. Participants in our programs cultivate aspirations and can become professional designers, artists, as we help them embrace therapeutic use through art. Our aim is to introduce other forms of artistic expression by offering our various classes, such as our Artistic Expression and Fashion Sewing 101 classes. Your donations are what keep our programs running and we thank you in advance for your continued support.


DONATE TO OUR YEAR ROUND "GIVING TO LIVE” TOY DRIVE We are always in need of NEW TOYS & GIFTS of any kind! Many children are battling cancer and for these children and their families, money is primarily concentrated and utilized toward medicine or other pressing needs. To help bring a little joy to those suffering families, FYMO Directors and Students host the “Giving to Live” Toy Drive across and throughout Northern California. The donated TOYS or GIFTS are presented to the child battling cancer and their siblings each holiday season. If you wish to have your name or a message added to the gift box we provide in your toy or gift donation, please contact the Executive Director when making your donation. Your support for this year round event that we host is greatly appreciated.


DONATE TO OUR “GIVING TO LIVE” CLOTHING DRIVE FYMO wants to help parents and families make a child’s first day of school-a GREAT day! FYMO’s “Giving to Live” Clothing Drive helps provide school outfits and uniforms, backpacks pencils, erasers, rulers and other school supplies to children in need. This drives covers the San Jose and Sacramento area.


We understand that you have other non profits that you donate to each year and we wish to personally Thank You for making FYMO one of your favorite charities that you also support. Your generous donations are what keep our programs running and we once again Thank You in advance for your continued support that is greatly appreciate.

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Mailing Address

FYMO P.O. Box 5995,
San Jose, CA 95150
Toll Free | (800) 587.FYMO(3966)
Local | (408) 217.9977
E-mail: info@fymo.org


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