Domestic violence victims can turn to community for help
Leaving an abusive situation takes guts and sometimes it’s a spur of the moment decision for which a parent and children are unprepared.
As Killer Bees quilter Christa Malone pointed out, a mother and children may escape an abusive home with nothing in their possession other than a jacket and shoes.
That is why the group of quilters makes and donates handmade quilts specifically for children to REACH of Haywood County, a nonprofit organization that provides emergency services to victims of domestic violence.
Thank you to the quilters for volunteering to providethese children with something they can keep as their own. For 12 years, the group has produced more than 100 quilts every year for these children who are temporarily without a home.
These quilts are certain to help provide a sense ...