Shawn Shanahan, govt director of improvement and neighborhood well being, expressed appreciation for the residents’ work, including “how wonderful it was for them to help us, how grateful we are for their support and how happy we were to hear how excited they were about helping and having something to do!”
McCauley shared the gowns ladies’ appreciation of the venture.
“We all loved sewing for the hospital and feeling like we could help our community during this pandemic,” McCauley stated.
With an uptick within the virus, McCauley wonders if the hospital will want extra gowns.
And plans are to make extra.
McCauley sees the worth of preserving busy at a time when many individuals can’t have contact with household and mates.
“Busy hands are happy hands,” she stated.
McCauley notes different methods individuals have helped.
“A lot of people in the community sewed masks and I think we can be proud of the Midwest stepping up to the plate and helping,” McCauley stated.
Nye Square residents have been serving to in different methods, too.
For occasion, some are making stocking caps for the homeless. Some have been making caps for infants. Some are stitching masks.