POSTPONED: Funday Friday: Dementia-Friendly Blankets Launch Day

POSTPONED: Funday Friday: Dementia-Friendly Blankets Launch Day

Fri 27 March 2020 11:00-14:00

The Students' Union, Frenchay Campus

assorted-color yarns

It's launch day this Funday Friday, where we will begin making Dementia-friendly blankets to hand over to Saffron Gardens residential home during Dementia Action Week in May. Please join us on 27 March 11:00 to 14:00 launch the initiative - and we will keep all equipment with us at The Students' Union so you can continue to sew at any point afterwards. 

We would love you to: 

  • Bring any different textured materials or haberdashery bits and bobs to sew on to the blankets i.e. zips, buttons, pompoms etc. 
  • Take part on the launch day to start making a blanket - NO sewing skills necessary! 
  • Drop in to the Students Union any time its open to add to the blankets. come and sew any time. Come alone & bring friends. (Opening hours: Frenchay 09:00-20:00. Glenside 09:30-14:30. Bower Ahston 10:00-15:00. Monday to Friday)
  • Visit us at Glenside and Bower when we bring the blanket over to your campus - dates TBC! 
  • Come along on May 15th and eveyone that has contributed can handover all the finished blankets. There will be a cake sale raising money for Dementia Action Week & the Alzheimers society too. 

Come and join us in working towards a wonderful cause - Saffron Garndens has 70 patients so please hep us reach our target.

We look forward to seeing you there. 
 - For the facts.