Project is looking for volunteers to sew kid-friendly duffels and/or king-sized pillowcases with drawstings. Straps and pockets are optional. Visit website for patterns. Pillowcases are given to DCYF (Dept. of Children, Youth and Families) instead of using black trash bags.
When a child is taken from a home that has been deemed unsafe by DCYF (Dept. of Children, Youth and Families), the child may take only a small amount of toys, clothes, and personal belongings. Many times, DCYF workers just don't have enough suitcases to use so when a child arrives at a child crisis center, group home, or foster home many times they arrive with literally one or two large black trash bags full of personal items.
Let's change that! This is on-going project. Work at your own pace.
Here are patterns to pillowcase bag and duffel bag
Sew for Foster Kids Link
When done, email Hollie Galloway at firstname.lastname@example.org and she will arrange to pick up and then deliver to DCYF offices.
Good Match For
Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment