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Thursday, December 15, 2005

Woman Sews 100 Dresses for Detroit Girls

The Detroit Free Press reports that forty years ago, upwards of 18,000 dresses for needy girls were purchased or hand-sewn by Free Press readers in response to the newspaper's Ruth Alden Dress Drive. Today 100 of 9,000 girls will receive a hand-sewn dress from retired Detroit Public Schools teacher Gertrude Ford. The girls are among 36,000 Detroit-area children who will receive Christmas gifts.
Make a donation to the Ruth Alden Children's Clothing Drive
Visit the Old Newsboys' Goodfellow Fund of Detroit

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# posted by farlane @ 10:33 AM
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