Packing up donated items for Canadian Nurses group

Volunteers Jill Thorn and Jaynie Himsl helped to package up sanitary napkins into pouches, so they can be transported to Kenya in April by the Canadian Nurses for Africa. Marnie Bernard and some helpers organized a teddy bear tea on Saturday afternoon at the Allie Griffin Art Gallery in the Weyburn Public Library, where knitted bears and sanitary napkins were collected to be given to the Canadian Nurses group, led by Marnie's sister-in-law Gail Wolters. A group of around 10 volunteer nurses will travel to Kenya to a rural area of around 11 villages northeast of Lake Victoria, and will hold medical clinics for the villages there and distribute the knitted bears and sanitary napkins, which will permit girls to continue going to school when they have a period.

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