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Published: Wednesday, 7/23/2008

JUMPING IN TO HELP, AND NOT SKIRTING THE ISSUE OF UNIFORMS

Making pieces of clothing at Sylvania United Church of Christ are Marilyn Purdham of Epiphany Lutheran Church in Toledo, left, and Hattie Kate Howell of Christ Presbyterian Church in Toledo, with other helpers in the background. The pieces are parts of skirts and jumpers that will be sewn by volunteers and distributed to needy Toledo Public Schools students.

NBRW uniforms24p  07/17/ 2008 The Blade/Dave Zapotosky Caption: Donna Tallent of Westgate Chapel in Toledo, left, helps David McChesney of Gesu Church in Toledo, right, layout a paper pattern on a piece of fabric so he can cutout pieces of a uniform jumper at Sylvania United Church of Christ in Sylvania, Ohio, Thursday, July 17, 2008.  The skirt and jumper kits will be sewn together by volunteers at a late date and distributed to needy Toledo Public School students.  Summary: Volunteers will be packaging kits of school uniforms for low income kids from 9 a.m. to noon July 17 and 24. The uniforms are distributed by Project Dignity. NBRW uniforms24p 07/17/ 2008 The Blade/Dave Zapotosky Caption: Donna Tallent of Westgate Chapel in Toledo, left, helps David McChesney of Gesu Church in Toledo, right, layout a paper pattern on a piece of fabric so he can cutout pieces of a uniform jumper at Sylvania United Church of Christ in Sylvania, Ohio, Thursday, July 17, 2008. The skirt and jumper kits will be sewn together by volunteers at a late date and distributed to needy Toledo Public School students. Summary: Volunteers will be packaging kits of school uniforms for low income kids from 9 a.m. to noon July 17 and 24. The uniforms are distributed by Project Dignity.
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Donna Tallent of Westgate Chapel in Toledo, left, helps David McChesney of Gesu Church in Toledo lay out a paper pattern for a jumper. People from various church contributed their time and talent.











NBRW uniforms24p  07/17/ 2008 The Blade/Dave Zapotosky Caption: Ellen Bowers, coordinator of the uniform project at Sylvania United Church of Christ in Sylvania, Ohio, displays samples of the uniform skirts and jumpers volunteers from various churches are making, Thursday, July 17, 2008.  Volunteers were cutting out the pieces of the skirt and jumper kits, which will be sewn together by volunteers at a late date and distributed to needy Toledo Public School students.  Summary: Volunteers will be packaging kits of school uniforms for low income kids from 9 a.m. to noon July 17 and 24. The uniforms are distributed by Project Dignity. NBRW uniforms24p 07/17/ 2008 The Blade/Dave Zapotosky Caption: Ellen Bowers, coordinator of the uniform project at Sylvania United Church of Christ in Sylvania, Ohio, displays samples of the uniform skirts and jumpers volunteers from various churches are making, Thursday, July 17, 2008. Volunteers were cutting out the pieces of the skirt and jumper kits, which will be sewn together by volunteers at a late date and distributed to needy Toledo Public School students. Summary: Volunteers will be packaging kits of school uniforms for low income kids from 9 a.m. to noon July 17 and 24. The uniforms are distributed by Project Dignity.
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Ellen Bowers, coordinator of the uniform production at Sylvania United Church of Christ shows examples of the finished products.












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