This just in from another grateful group! Thank you Brenda for letting us know! It's what helps keep us going :-)
"Dear Mitten Project Members,
Thank you very much for the hats and mittens that you donated to the WIC program in Sanford. The items are beautiful and we are very grateful to everyone who worked so hard to make them. With the weather getting colder we are able to hand these warm items out to families in need.
Just got a lovely note from Sally at Shaw House in Bangor, one of our recipient shelters, that focuses on youths. I can't tell you how proud I am of our accomplishment and of the impact we are having on our community! I just had to share it with you!
"Thank you so much for the distribution of hats and mittens from the Maine Mitten Project. All of the items are absolutely wonderful and we are very, very grateful to everyone that worked on the project with you, for their kindness, time and talent.
We have started to distribute warm hats and mittens to the homeless youth that we serve here and they are thrilled to receive them! Now that the weather is getting colder these items are an amazing resource for our Street Outreach workers when they connect with young people on the streets. Also for young people at our Shelter and Day Drop-in Center, when they see the colorful hats and mittens their eyes light up! We will post some pictures of these happy faces (and happy hands J) on our Facebook and our Website, so that you can share with all the wonderful people that contributed to the project. Please let them know that thanks to all of your generous hearts and caring hands, the homeless youth that we serve at Shaw House, now have some protection from the worst of the Maine winter this year.
Again thank you Gale for inviting us to be a recipient of the Maine Mittens Project … we are truly grateful for this generous support!