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Thread: What I Did on Monday

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    Super Member QuiltswithConvicts's Avatar
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    On Monday, my supervisor & I went to Texas to deliver quilts to 2 nursing homes. This was boss' first time experience giving to a nursing home resident. He thoroughly enjoyed the feeling. Hope you enjoy looking. Thanks.

    Nursing Home Staff with their quilts
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    Warden Horton & me with resident & her quilt
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    Wonderful and thoughtful this holiday season! So many smiles!

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    what a great deal all the way around. it looks like everyone had a good time.

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    How wonderful!!!
    Are these quilts that were made by the prisoners???

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    That is so wonderful!! I remember when you first became a member and I read all about the project you are involved in with the inmates. They raelly do make some beautiful quilts, you have taught them well.

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    Oh what wonderful pics!!! BIG SMILE!!!!!!!!!! :D

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    God Bless all who were involved, Lovely quilts

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    Yes, these are the inmates' quilts. They really do a nice job. Thanks for all the compliments!!!

    It's hard to see the Warden in the 1st photo - he's in the back on the left - kinda blended into the background! ☺

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    Awww, another angel at work! Blessings, Ruth

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    Thank you very much for sharing this with us all. I have gone up in "goosies bumps". Am i correct in seeing that all the nursing staff got a quilt and also the resident (patients) also.

    Who donates the material for the quilts to be made? You did a fantastic job in teaching them to quilt :thumbup:

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    So wonderful, I know the residents will love them. I volunteer to do grocery shopping/deliver to the seniors in my area once a week. I look forward to seeing these special people every time. They are the best :thumbup:

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    what a big heart you have.

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    There are some great looking quilts there. What a wonderful thing to do for the residents, I bet they were ecstatic.

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    What an amazing job done on each quilt !
    Everyone wins !!

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    Thanks for sharing - nursing home patients are always so appreciative of anything they get.

    Good job,
    Sherryl
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    I loved reading about your program. Thanks for sharing pictures.

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    What a great thing you are doing. And to think that these wonderful quilts are all hand sewn. It really is an incredible story.

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    Great Job!

    Thanks for sharing with all of us!

    I just took 9 big bags of clothes and purses and donated them to a local nursing home.

    The office manager was very appreciated and wish that more people would donate to the nursing homes.

    Last year I took sacks of clothes, purses, socks, shavers etc. to them.

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    Fabulous.

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    Aww Kathy, what a great thing to do..something good comes from the efforts of those convicts! I bet the Warden did enjoy seeing the program in action.

    The whole thing reminds me of how much I miss my grandmothers! *sniff...sniff*

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    Bless your hearts!! These are beautiful quilts!! :D:D:D

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    What a thoughtfull way to share this Christmas. The quilts are beautiful and I know they were appreciated. My mom is in the nursing home with alzheimers and has been for probably 7 yrs now. And she and other residents are always cold. My mother will be celebrating her 91 birthday in Jan. Bless her little heart.

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    what a wonderful thing to do!

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    Kathy, you are such a great person. After the holidays, we have to get together one day. I love your new avatar too. Saw the wardens smile in the first picture. Does he smile like that at work.... :)

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    Such a wonderful and wortwhile project. The nursing home resident brings back memories of when my mom was in the nursing home. There are so many people that don't have a loved one to visit with them.

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