Purdue University to Lend a Hand to La Porte County on April 22, 2015

By: Contributor Last Updated: April 14, 2015

Purdue-La-Porte-Lend-a-Hand-01Come help us support our community! La Porte County Extension Homemakers are sponsoring the second Lend A Hand Day this spring which will aid various agencies in La Porte County.

The date for the next event is Wednesday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the La Porte County Purdue Extension Office, 2857 W. St. Rd. 2, Suite A, La Porte. We will be assembling quilts, bags, backpacks, lap robes, wheel chair totes, birthday bags, hats and many other items that will be donated to La Porte County residents through local service organizations. We welcome anyone who can sew, cut, stitch, tie, sort, iron, knit, crochet, pack, stack and carry!

Donations of fabrics, notions, thread, yarn and supplies are always welcome! Bring your own sewing machine or use one provided. Come for an hour or come for the day. A light meal will be provided at noon and 6 p.m.

For more information and to let us know if you’d like to participate, please contact the La Porte County Purdue Cooperative Extension office at 219-324-9407 or e-mail mwolff@purdue.edu.