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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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Preemie Hats

I am a visiting nurse in Pediatrics, and with new Mom's and babies. I see a lot of premature babies, and families who have very few resources to provide for their children. I love to knit and crotchet and frequently have small amounts of yarn left over. I make hats to donate to the hospital, and they give them to the babies in NICU. It's fun, quick, and very pleasant for me. It is also useful to keep my hands busy when I am visiting friends, and there are tempting snacks out, which I can then avoid! I can make a hat in an evening, and probably make 3 or 4 a week. I know the families enjoy getting them, because I see them at home! Eileen Stewart, R.N.

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