NH Retirement Community Auctions Quilt to Help Ukraine

Residents of Riverwoods Durham Retirement Community help carve out a place for themselves in the world through service. They raffle a hand-made “quilt of hope”. Proceeds will go to Ukrainian relief efforts. Riverwoods executive director Kim Gaskell said with each square resident safely in the quilt, they are slowly making an impact and feeling a sense of purpose. special,” Gaskell said. This isn’t the first time they’ve helped the community. During the height of the pandemic, they sewed masks for residents, staff and the community at large. They also made personal protective equipment from shower curtains.

Residents of Riverwoods Durham Retirement Community help carve out a place for themselves in the world through service.

They raffle a hand-made “quilt of hope”.

Proceeds will go to Ukrainian relief efforts.

Riverwoods executive director Kim Gaskell said that with each resident of the place safe in the duvet, they are slowly making an impact and feeling a purpose.

“These are people taking pieces of themselves to form together, to bond, and to create something really incredibly special,” Gaskell said.

This is not the first time they have helped the community.

At the height of the pandemic, they sewed masks for residents, staff and the whole community.

They also made personal protective equipment from shower curtains.

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