UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, INC.
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The Underground Railroad, Inc. serves all residents of Saginaw County who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and human slavery. In operation since 1977, Underground Railroad, Inc. is the only provider of emergency shelter, services, leadership and programs to end domestic violence and sexual violence in the community.
We would like to send them the following:
65 women’s - DONE
3 teen boys - DONE
8 pre-teen girls - DONE
8 pre-teen boys - DONE
12 youth girls - DONE
12 youth boys - DONE
12 toddler girls - DONE
12 toddler boys - DONE
10 girls booties - DONE
10 boys booties - DONE
150 washcloths - DONE
We are also doing a HELPING HANDS challenge for the Underground Railroad. They would like to continue to teach residents to knit and crochet to relieve stress and build confidence, and they need a few supplies. We’d like to send them:
15 skeins of yarn - DONE
10 pairs of knitting needles - DONE
10 crochet hooks - DONE
10 prs. of scissors (blunt children’s scissors) - DONE
10 big-eyed yarn needles - DONE
Last but not least, Underground Railroad would like some Cozies (pet blankets) for the family pets at the shelter. Blankets can be sewn, crocheted or knitted but should be thick and solid so their paws do not go through holes in the blanket. They should also be machine washable. We generally recommend using two or three strands of worsted weight yarn held together. We would like to send them:
3 small blankets (20” x 20”) - DONE
3 medium blankets (24” x 24”) - DONE
3 large blankets (24” x 30”) - DONE
MAIL BY DATE: July 9, 2018
MAILING ADDRESS :
Underground Railroad, Inc.
Attn: Kari Tanney
1230 S. Washington
Saginaw, MI 48601
If you would like to participate in this Challenge, please put your pledge in a comment below or send it by email to us at: thepinkslipperproject at gmail.com. Please be sure to include your full name with your pledge. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask us.