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The Ship's Project: Receiving 100 fold

I have been involved in The Ships Project for about 2 years.

We make hats, slippers and cool ties for the servicemen fighting for our country. I don't really know how many items are sent in a month but I know we are over 100,000 items to date.

It is so rewarding to be able to do something for these men and women who are putting their lives on the line so that we may live in a free country.


I spend only a few hours a week working on these items, due to working full time, but would love to spend more time on this rewarding project. I heard about this project on the Internet when I was searching for some way to be a part of fighting for our country. Currently I'm working on cool ties because there is a huge demand for those since the temperature is so warm in Iraq, however, when I do the hats and slippers I love to use Lion Brand Wool-ease - it's my favorite choice for those items.

I've also found that the people involved in this project are the most caring, loving, unselfish people I have ever met. My 3 year old granddaughter was diagnosed with Leukemia in February and once the list members found out the outpouring of love to her was unbelievable. She has received tons of cards, stickers, and gifts too numerous to mention, from every corner of the world, and it has lifted her spirits in a way that we couldn't do - she anxiously awaits the mailman's arrival daily and it gives a sick little girl something to look forward to.

These people are wonderful.


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