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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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Hannah's Foundation is a Queensland, Australia, organisation set up after the death of the founders daughter, Hannah, by drowning.

The Foundation assists people who have been affected by drowning or near drowning (immersion) incidents. This assistance takes the form of financial help & counselling. They lobby all levels of government to have pool safety regulations amended and conduct regular water safety seminars.

My daughter (and ultimately myself) became involved with Hannah's Foundation after the tragic death of a friends little boy.

I am knitting squares to be made into cot sized blankets for the foundation to raffle as fundraisers. If I am lucky enough to win a prize, the money will enable me to purchase more wool to make more blankets.

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