Sidmouth women knit 60 squares for orphans

PUBLISHED: 17:02 14 July 2011

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Miss M Pope brought up the idea of knitting squares to make blankets for children in Romania at an activities meeting. We knitted 60 squares for the Rainbow Project in Plymouth. Marion Tucker sewed the squares together, Maraget Perrigo embroided 'Fourways' on to the centre squares. Chairperson Bee Pugsley & fellow members came today 11/07/11 to collect the blankets which will be taken to a Romanian childrens orphanage in October & to give a talk about what the charity does. Several residents & staff all took part in knitting these squares. 
 
The picture attached is of the residents, staff & some members of the charity.

shs blankets Miss M Pope brought up the idea of knitting squares to make blankets for children in Romania at an activities meeting. We knitted 60 squares for the Rainbow Project in Plymouth. Marion Tucker sewed the squares together, Maraget Perrigo embroided 'Fourways' on to the centre squares. Chairperson Bee Pugsley & fellow members came today 11/07/11 to collect the blankets which will be taken to a Romanian childrens orphanage in October & to give a talk about what the charity does. Several residents & staff all took part in knitting these squares. The picture attached is of the residents, staff & some members of the charity.

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Care home residents hand over knitted blanket to Rainbow Project for Romanian orphans

RESIDENTS and staff of a Sidmouth care home in Glen Road handed over a blanket made of 60 knitted squares to the Plymouth Rainbow Project last Monday, writes Rufus Baker-Morris.

Following an idea by Fourways resident Margaret Pope (fourth left, standing), residents made up the squares and the blanket, which was embroidered with the word Fourways by Maraget Perrigo, will be sent to children in a Romanian orphanage by the Plymouth charity.


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