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Men in the Hawkes Bay Regional Prison knitting beanies

18 August 2021
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Men in the Hawkes Bay Regional Prison knitting groups have been hard at work, knitting nearly 150 beanies in the last year. Some beanies are sent out to whānau, but the majority are donated to help support people in need. Charities Yarny Army and Re-Source donate wool, patterns and needles to the knitting groups, and receive knitted beanies in return.


Yarny Army works with organisations like Plunket and the Salvation Army, who gives many of the beanies to children in need to help keep their heads warm. Re-Source will add a beanie to each of their necessities packs, which are given to people who are sleeping rough.

 

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Nearly 150 beanies

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