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Bundles of Love, Winona, MN

On Friday, August 15, I took a donation to the Winona, MN chapter of Bundles of Love.

I had heard of this charity several years ago, and last summer found out that there was a group meeting monthly in Winona. However, life, and pregnancy, and that whole thing, sort of got in the way Finally, finally, though, I got to go!

I took these things:

25 baby hats in a good mixture of colors for either gender, 4 pairs of socks that match 4 of the hats, 2 pairs of crocheted baby booties, and 1 knitted washcloth.

I took Michelle and Bexley, and Carolyn (Michelle's little sister) with me to Winona that day, as a little outing. Tiri wanted to go in with me when I dropped off my things, which I wasn't sure about at first. They adored her, though, of course.

All in all, it was a wonderful experience! I will definitely go back there, and I may even attend one of the meetings to do some needlework. I mentioned that I wasn't sure about that, because of Tiri, and they all assured me that she wouldn't be a bother. It would be nice to sit and knit in the company of like-minded ladies, so I do hope to get to go soon.

Yesterday, to top it all off, I got a very sweet thank you card. :)

If you are near Eastern Minnesota, please consider looking into Bundles of Love. Visit their website to learn about their mission, and then dive in. You won't regret it!


  1. What a lovely collection....all very useful and so well presented.

    1. Thank you so much!!! :) I wanted them to look nice. They told me when I got there that I needn't bag them all individually (my habit since hospitals seem to like it), so next time I plan to have several things in bigger zip bags. I like the protection ziplocks give against messes and cat fur.

  2. What beautiful work! I know this was 3 1/2 years ago, but thank you, Rachel, for your lovely donation to our babies. I am with the Burnsville Bundles of Love Charity workgroup.\


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