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Children and teens may feel some comfort after the death of a loved one, thanks to kind-hearted volunteers.

Jennifer Gurke, Executive Director with Palliative Manitoba said that in partnership with Canadian Virtual Hospice they are requesting that knitters help create 200 warm memories scarves.

"The purpose of the project is so that we can give the scarves to children and youth who are suffering after the death of a loved one. The scarves are a tangible way to let the children and youth know that they are really remembered in this really hard time they are going through."

Gurke said that she's had the opportunity to speak to the knitters and they are so full of love and energy and kindness.

"That's what we really want to let the children know, that the scarves that are being knit for them and that we are providing to them is just absolutely out of warmth and love and kindness."

She said that it lets them know we are definitely thinking about them in this really hard time they are experiencing.

For more information about the pattern, interested knitters can call 204-889-8525  or go online to Palliative Manitoba.

 

 

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