I recently sent out a plea for blankets for children at a creche in Ratanda near Heidelberg. Today I was lucky enough to meet Ronda and her team from the knit-a-square group to deliver blankets, beanies and toys to all the children at the creche. It was heartwarming to see the smiles on their little faces as one by one they were wrapped in lovely warm blankets, hand knit by kind hearted people from all over the world and stitched together by the inmates (all men) at a maximum security prison near Bloemfontein. A huge thank you to all of them :)
Now we’re working on blankets for the 210 children at the other creche in Ratanda that are also in dire need. I have already received blankets from a number of people – thank you, and promises of more. If you’d like to help, it will be greatly appreciated. You can send blankets of any description (they just need to be warm) to PO Box 2, Heidelberg, 1438.
I have decided to postpone the draw for the ColourSpun gift voucher to the middle of June because we have a postal strike on the go. That should hopefully be long enough for all the blankets to arrive and give everyone a fair chance of being in the draw.