Stitching up hearts for Meals on Wheels

Stitching Hearts Charity Group is a group of local people, sponsored by the City of Canada Bay, who make patchwork quilts for donation. On Friday, 10 May they delivered 31 quilts to Drummoyne Meals on Wheels with representatives helping to deliver the quilts alongside usual meal deliveries.

The Drummoyne Meals on Wheels and Stitching Heart teams

The Drummoyne Meals on Wheels and Stitching Heart teamsls

Ms Marie Waldie, a Drummoyne Meals on Wheels client for nearly two years, had a special visit when her meal and quilt were delivered by mayor, Cr Angelo Tsirekas. Marie was referred to Drummoyne Meals on Wheels by a local doctor who encouraged her to use the service.

“From talking to Marie it became clear how important Stitching Hearts and Drummoyne Meals on Wheels are to some people in our community,” added Mayor Tsirekas.

Drummoyne Meals on Wheels is managed by City of Canada Bay and receives funding through the HACC services, which are designed to work together so that frail aged people or those with a disability can remain in their own home.  The service over 800 chilled and frozen meals per month to clients residing in Five Dock, Drummoyne, Rodd Point, Russell Lea, Wareemba, Chiswick, Abbotsford and Canada Bay and always interested in talking to people who would like to volunteer. To find out more, call 9745 6260.

Stitching Hearts are on the look-out for donations of fabric and material. To donate call 9743 5450 or email: stitchinghearts@gmail.com .

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