Groups Knits 500 Hats For Chemo Patients

A group in the East has made it their mission to help chemotherapy patients one hat at a time.

Deborah Kinley and the ladies of Cedar Fork Ruritan Club in Beulaville, Duplin County have knitted over 500 hats to donate to chemotherapy patients and new born babies at multiple hospitals.

Their initial goal was to make 200 hats just in time to attend the 2012 National Ruritan Convention held in Raleigh next week, but they surpassed that goal.

All supplies needed to make the hats were donated to the group.


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  • by Grateful on Jan 15, 2012 at 04:40 PM
    Thanks so much to all involved. Each one will receive blessings for their generosity!
  • by Formerly O.L.I. Location: ENC on Jan 15, 2012 at 03:44 PM
    I lost my Mother to Leukemia back in the late '60's. She had beautiful, naturally blonde hair until her illness; I was only 12 yrs. old. This is such a nice gesture. Thank you ladies.
  • by NHS Kid on Jan 15, 2012 at 07:33 AM
    Glad to see they still put good things on the news and that there are still some caring people out there.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 14, 2012 at 08:56 PM
    wow...wonderful group of ladies that don't mind giving back to the community! this truly shows they are angels sent from above. God bless these women and those that have to go thru chemo and radiation.
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      by Anonymous on Jan 15, 2012 at 07:34 AM in reply to
      well said...
  • by yukon on Jan 14, 2012 at 07:33 PM
    this is great is this group asking for donations or how can people help
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      by Deborah on Jan 17, 2012 at 05:59 PM in reply to yukon
      Yes the money and yarn has been a donation. We have many more hats that we are making. If you want to help us out call Deborah Kinley 910-298-3299 or email dkinley@ec.rr.com
  • by Anonymous on Jan 14, 2012 at 07:23 PM
    This story made me smile! It also reassured me that yes there are truly nice caring people in this world.
  • by Christi Location: Aurora on Jan 14, 2012 at 06:41 PM
    Thank you for sharing this story. It is wonderful to hear a good news story about such generous people. I am sure the patients will appreciate this gift.
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