Ruth Gaylord Hospital Kampala, Uganda
Sew Good Goods shares our handmade items with some great organizations. Read about some of them here.
Sew Good Goods in the Community
With campuses in St. Paul and Minneapolis, the Jeremiah Program is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization whose proven, holistic approach transforms families from poverty to prosperity two generations at a time.
Participants graduate from the Jeremiah Program twice yearly, and their gowns are adorned with beautiful silk sashes, hand sewn by volunteers at Sew Good Goods.
The mission of the Ruth Gaylord Hospital in Kampala, Uganda is that every mother leave the hospital with a healthy child and every child with a healthy mother. When the hospital was officially dedicated volunteers from Sew Good Goods were there to present 100 pillowcases -- promoting healing of hearts and spirits. Many volunteers contributed to this project including friends, family, other Uganda travelers and residents of a local sober house. Since 2013, volunteers have created a steady stream of beautiful handmade blankets for new moms and babies at the hospital.
Sew Good Goods donated pillowcases to Ascension Place in Minneapolis and provided sewing lessons to the residents. Ascension Place provides women in crisis or transition with a stable environment and the opportunity to explore options for their future.
Sew Good goods has donated many bibs to the Groveland Foodshelf and the Minneapolis Crisis Nursery. This has been a popular project with our volunteers! A group of young girls cut, pinned and sewed after a pizza party; a medical office adopted the project as a volunteer service initiative on September 11, the National Day of Service; and an AmeriCorp volunteer is donating hours at her sewing machine working the Bib kits.