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Caring and Sharing

While so many of us love making things for ourselves and our families, many in the Lion community go further, creating for those in need. Join us in this section and be touched by these true stories of caring and sharing submitted by Lion Brand readers.

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Need Yarn to keep us busy

My Daughter is in Fedral prison, She stated to knit and crochet items like bags to carry her item to the showers,hat to keep the sun off when she was out side. She has made over 10 bags and hats for others. she ended showing other gals how,to make there own. they had a group of 15 Gals that wanted to learn how, cause it help pass the time. I have sent them free pattern , So now they want to make items they can donate to needs charity. The Yarn at the prison store is so over price, and they don't have that kind of money. I can not send them yarn ,The prison will only aloud if it come from a company . Is their any way you can help, this group out by sending them Yarn to make baby & kids hats and teddy Bears for the need. And finding them a charity that would pick up the donate items , I will give you the name of my daughter,if you call me The name of the prison and the location of the group. FCI Coleman Minimum Satellite Camp P.O. Box 1027 Coleman, Florida 33521 I have not gone to the local media, because the privacy of the names of the Gals and condition, But if you want any more info fell free to call me so I can give you any info you may need. Pleas help with a donating of the yarn from your company . My name and Phone # 305 647 7824 Carolyn in Englewood, Florida

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