Through partners in England a uniform company (American readers FYI - British students wear uniforms to school) sent us boxes of warm sweatshirts, soccer jerseys, and blazers. World Vision contributed girls blouses and jackets. A group of ladies knitted warm hats and scarves. A church in North Carolina donated thick, cozy socks. Several groups with the same purpose - to provide warm clothing for disadvantaged children living in a part of the world where winters are harsh.
We sorted the clothing into sections and allowed the students to choose. While this took longer than the usual way of simply handing them a shirt, it was worth the effort. The students giggled and "shopped" while trying on the various articles of clothing. Each child went home that day with a bag of items to help keep them warm during the frigid temperatures to come.
We at Project Ruth are grateful for the support of so many who take seriously sharing God's love with others.
"And You Clothed Me..."