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Pantie Raid organized

by local quilters

by Deanna Mitchener Shelters. Our group decided to follow
up on that and do one ourselves.”
Local quilters are organizing a not- “The Pantie Raid is underway until
so-typical Pantie Raid at the Quilters May 7, so if people want to drop
Quarters in Edson. anything off we would gladly add it to
When women and children come to the collection. When people bring us an
the women's shelter they end up leaving item we give them a fat quarter, which
their homes with very little. The Pantie is a cut of fabric,” said Perrino.
Raid will be collecting not only new The items need to be new and in
panties but socks, pajamas, and other original packaging," said Perrino. A group of local quilters helping with the Pantie Raid happening at Quilters
items for women and children. Support can include a new pair of socks, Quarters until May 7. Back row Jayne Buchwald, Diane Williams, Sheila
Quilter April Perrino said, "Pantie panties, bra or items children may need.
Raid was organized by quilt stores in the To find out more information call 780- Stewart and Kathy Keating. Front row is April Perrino, Debbie Mergaert, Bev
United States to benefit Women's 723-6043. Collins, and Geri Pasychny. photo Deanna Mitchener
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