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500 Dresses Update 2

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This is just a quick update on the dress project.

  • Dress Total is 20. Shorts total is 12. (These are just the ones I know of.)
  • For those of you who are scared of sewing machines but like to shop, Mission to Haiti will accept new dresses and shorts, preferrably from size 3 – 12. You are also welcome to donate used sundresses. (Think nice used stuff. Dresses you would take to a consignment shop, not worn-out garage sale rejects.)
  • Deadline is April 30.
  • Here is a link to directions for a simple dress that is used by a group who makes dresses for Africa.

Thank you so much to everyone who has helped out in some way. The list of donations and seamstresses is growing! More than 20 people have/are taking part in some way so far!


Author: Kim Harms

I am the wife of a guitar-playing, worship-leading, adventure-loving husband. I am the mother of three incredible sons: two of whom recently surpassed me in height, and one of whom I am going to pretend is still my baby. I am saved by grace; a daughter of the King who was and is and is to come. *** I am a regular contributor at Today’s Christian Woman, a monthly blogger at Inspire a Fire and have freelanced for a variety of publications including Chicken Soup for the Soul and Guideposts. *** The 500 Dresses ministry that I started with my mom in 2010 is our way of answering the call to serve those in poverty.

One thought on “500 Dresses Update 2

  1. Kim, I will buy several dresses/shorts for the Haiti mission. I will have them to you by April 30. We will be back in Iowa by middle of April. I can definitely help this way since I can’t sew.

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