Seagrave United Church is collecting MILK BAGS to make woven mats, MILK BAG mats offer people without beds, an invaluable, durable and washable alternative to sleeping on the often cold and damp ground. Very helpful to homeless and third world countries.

Drop off locations are; Seagrave United Church during normal operation, most Sundays from 8:30- 11:30 a.m., check our calendar at Calendar.html for other times.
Marlin Travel, 158 Casimir St. Port Perry. Drop box in the office
Taylor Residence, 10 Isabella Court, Seagrave. “blue bin at the front door”

Thank you for saving your MILK BAGS!!

Instructions on how to make milk pages (see more [opens in new window])

It takes more than 400 milk bags to make ONE adult sized mat.

Step 1 cutting  Step 2

Sorting the Milk Bags                                                              Cutting to Milk Bags

Step 3  Step 4
                                     Looping two milk bags together                                                           Looming the bags

Step 5
Hooking 6 loomed small mats into a adult mat.

For diagrams on how to make a Milk Bed Mat click on (see more [opens in new window])
For more information on Milk Bag Mats go to see a CBC News account. CBC NEWS
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