Rochester Business Hand Sews Pillowcases For Ronald McDonald House
It was all for an amazing cause!
Have you ever heard of the 1 Million Pillowcase Challenge? It's such a cute idea! The goal is simple: donate one million pillowcases across the country to those who need them. They explain, "American Patchwork & Quilting is challenging quilters, sewers and crafters to help us reach our goal of donating one million pillowcases to local charities. Many charities can benefit from the donation of a pillowcase and the challenge gives you the opportunity to donate and make a difference in your community."
In Rochester, we know the Ronald McDonald House well. It turned out that their organization was part of the list of charities accepting pillowcases as part of the challenge.
Kelley's Quality Sewing in NW Rochester took the challenge and donated 82 pillowcases that they sewed themselves! Yours truly contributed one pillowcase to that pile! haha. I'm still a beginner sewer, so I left the real work (and creativity!) to the ladies at Kelley's who know how to sew those pillowcases best. All of the pillowcases we made went to our local Ronald McDonald House.
Here's what our day looked like!
1 Million Pillowcases Challenge
I was so happy to be part of this. One of the ladies told me it "felt good" to be part of something and create something that someone else was going to use. The mood in the room was absolutely optimistic... and grateful! We were all grateful that we had the supplies to do what we did.
Wanna be part of the challenge too? Check out these details here.
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