A group of women from an independent living facility in Edmond are giving the gift of warmth to those who need it most, and they are now being honored for their good deeds.
More than 1,200 caps have been lovingly knitted by women at Silver Elm Estates in Edmond.
The women call themselves the Dream Weavers.
“We’ve donated to the Infant Crisis Center OU Children’s Hospital, the NICU Children’s Hospital, Jim Everest Cancer Center,” said Cheryl Anderson.
Anderson, with OptumRx, started knitting and collecting caps a year ago, after surviving cancer. Her goal was to donate 100 caps to the American Cancer Society.
That number turned into more than 2,500 caps, which were given to several organizations. Many of the caps have been made by the women involved in the Dream Weavers.
“Well, it’s relaxing,” Anderson said. “The color purple symbolizes shaken baby awareness.
As the Dream Weavers help others, Anderson said the work also helps them.
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