Days for Girls Event in Yakima– 200 more kits completed!

2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (5)We’ve had another fabulous evening with friends from our community!  I wish everyone out there could drop by to enjoy the feeling here of helping others.  Today was a perfect day to prepare us to move into Thanksgiving week.  We worked from 4:00 until after 8:00 p.m. and we assembled 200 more beautiful kits.  2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (6)Ladies from the Catholic church help us with the bag making.   They make about 100 bags every month.2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (4)Our serging queens:2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (3)These are more of our Official Bag Ladies!  Many take things home to work on and bring back beautiful finished parts and pieces for the kits.2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (2)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (1)Tanya keeps track of soap and undies for us.  She’s such a hard worker, always willing and always ready with a hug.  She also counts all the finished kits every month.2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (7)Sister Kathy Hale (below, right) is our Yakima Stake Relief Society President.  She stores much of what you see everywhere at her home each month.  2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (8)Mei-Lynne Statler (below left) is our queen of liners (the flannel pads).  The serger she is using was recently donated to us.  It’s a beauty.  So are these women. 2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (10)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (18)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (9)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (11)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (12)Sister McKeen and Sister Eileen Connell, who is our shield queen.  The shields hold the pads in place.  They’re fun to make, but take a bit of skill.2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (13)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (31)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (19)Our friend Mary makes parts and pieces at home by the 100s.2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (14)This is Dan the Man.  He is a sewing machine repair expert and he services any machines that need help.  He is kind and good.  Along with the serger that was donated, 2 Featherweight sewing machines were also donated.  We will sell them to raise money for fabric.  They are treasures in the world of quilters.2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (16)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (17)Donations just keep coming in!2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (20)All of these beautiful shields were made during the month by home sewers.2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (21)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (22)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (23)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (25)Our lovely Sisters!2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (26)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (27)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (28)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (33)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (34)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (35)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (38)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (39)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (40)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (42)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (43)200 kits, completed!!2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (44)2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (45)Oh, how I love these young ladies!2017-11-16 zDfG Yakima (46)

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