For her 100th birthday, Lillian Weber reached an important goal – she finished sewing her 1051st dress.  Across the ocean in Africa, in a number of countries, hundreds of little girls wear dresses handmade by Weber.
Fox News first met her last year when she made headlines for her goal to sew 1000 dresses by her century mark.   She’s been sewing almost a dress a day, and she donates the clothing to a non-profit Christian organization based in Michigan called Little Dresses for Africa.
The organization has sent millions of dresses to nearly 50 countries in Africa and to dozens of other countries.
The founder and director, Rachel O’Neill said the simple pillowcase frocks are so much more than a new piece of clothing.
“Lives are really saved because of these dresses. When a little girl is wearing a new dress they’re much less likely to be messed with because someone knows they’re being taken care of,” …
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