WMC: May 2019
Wantage and Grove Foodbank
With an unprecedented demand for food parcels so far this year, this is to thank those who are continuing to support the food bank both with goods and money — both of which are much appreciated.
Please talk to me if you want more information. Also, if you would like to volunteer on a fortnightly basis to deliver the food (with someone else) it would appear there is a need for a couple of people again now — specifically on a Monday and Wednesday I believe — but can check that out.
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The knitters and chatters continue to knit and we now occasionally bump into each other in town so we can have a socially distanced chat too! Helen has made a twiddle muff, which not only keeps hands warm but can keep hands occupied and stimulated which may help some people living with dementia. Louise has progressed very well with her patchwork quilt. The group have co-opted friends and...
This year we planned to celebrate 175 years of Methodism in Wantage. We had planned various events, including an exhibition at the Museum. Instead I will post some memories on our church web-site from the past 175 years. Some memories have been taken from the booklet which Keith Robbins edited for the 150th Anniversary, with some added text and some photos. If you have any photos or memories...
Knit and Chat are still busy with various projects. Gill S knitted a pirate jumper for her grandson. Carolyn and Louise made some facemasks. Helen knitted some more poppies. Judith has been following a knitting blog and has made a cushion from knitted squares. June had hooked a few more rows of her rug. Rita has been trying out brioche knitting. A number of the group are still knitting...