Loopy Redhead Quilting donated a test, money and a purchasing cart filled with meals on Nov. 22 to the native Salvation Military in Newton. A number of of the canned and boxed meals objects had been collected from a Thanksgiving meals drive held Nov. 10-20 on the quilt retailer’s downtown storefront at 117 First Ave. W.
Janie Haunsperger, who offers the Fb updates for Loopy Redhead Quilting, mentioned proprietor Laura Jochems organized a promotion inside her retailer. If prospects offered three objects to donate to the Salvation Military, they’d obtain reductions on cloth. Haunsperger mentioned some of us simply wished to donate.
“So Laura and her ‘elves’ right here actually appreciated the help of the group,” she added. “…It makes our coronary heart really feel good that we’re helping the group. And we hope that we will proceed doing a little issues to assist with completely different organizations right here on the town.”
The vacation season is a primary time to offer to native organizations that always work to learn the group, whether or not it’s via fundraisers, meals drives or clothes giveaways. Salvation Military Captain Janelle Cleaveland was appreciative of the donation from Loopy Redhead Quilting, in addition to others within the county.
“We’re very appreciative of the group’s help — together with Loopy Redhead Quilting,” Cleaveland mentioned. “The meals and financial donations collected this time of the yr assist us to assist these in want in Jasper County all yr lengthy. We can’t do what we do with out the help of the group.”
Contact Christopher Braunschweig at 641-792-3121 ext. 6560 or [email protected]