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The Sleeping Mat Project- Helping the Homeless in Our Community

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

On Wednesdays, January 23, February 6 & 20 and March 13 & 27 from 10:00am – 11:30am, the Lower Providence Community Library will host a hands-on program, The Sleeping Mat Project-Helping the Homeless in Our Community, presented by Bev Weinberg, director of Integrate for Good.

Did you know plastic bags taking up space in your closet can be woven into sleeping mats for people who are experiencing homelessness in our community?  We welcome you to join us for this innovative, hands-on project.  People of all ages and abilities are welcome.  You will learn how to make plarn (plastic yarn) and weave it into colorful mats to make a difference for homeless people in our area.  This project is sponsored by Integrate for Good, a project designed to expand opportunities for individuals of all abilities to share their time and talent through volunteerism in Montgomery County.

Bev Weinberg is the project director of Integrate for Good. Bev received her Bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies from the University of Pittsburgh and her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Temple University.  Bev received her clinical doctoral degree in Occupational Therapy in 2016, along with a Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from the Fox School of Business.

This program is free and open to all.  You may attend any or all of the dates. Registration requested.

Please email bloewengart@mclinc.org, call 610-666-6640, ext. 25, or visit the library circulation desk.  The library is located at 50 Parklane Drive, Eagleville, PA 19403.  Check out the library’s website at www.lowerprovidencelibrary.org to see information about more great programs.

 

Details

Date:
January 23
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Event Category:

Venue

Lower Providence Community Library
50 Parklane Drive
Eagleville, 19403
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Phone:
610-666-6640
Website:
http://lowerprovidencelibrary.org/