That's how many sets of curtains the Wellington Curtain Bank crew delivered to 604 families in need across the Wellington region in the 2017/18 Financial Year.
How did they do it? Good question. It took 23 amazing volunteers and three part-time staff an incredible 3421 hours to collect, line, sew and sort through 2782 sets of pre-loved curtains.
That's almost $70,000 worth of time donated to keeping others homes warm.
Today is International Volunteer Day and we'd like to say a very special THANK YOU to the Wellington Curtain Bank crew.
You are a remarkable group of people and we are so grateful for everything you do.
Ngā mihi nui ki a koe !
We'd also like to take this opportunity to give a MASSIVE shout out to two local businesses: Lewis's Home Fabrics and The Intercontinental Wellington for donating linen and pre-loved curtains to the Curtain Bank.
If you would like to support our superstar vollies on their journey to keep homes across Wellington warm, then check out our new Donate a Drape initiative. All proceeds go to finding, lining, sewing and distributing custom-made curtains to families that need them.
Learn more about the Wellington Curtain Bank here
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