Rankin Inlet seamstresses make parkas for kids in need – Nunatsiaq News

Dec 6, 2021

Fourteen kids in Rankin Inlet will be a bit warmer this winter after a group of seamstresses hand-sewed them new fur-trimmed parkas.

Funding for the project came from the Embrace Life Council.

Sherry Morey got the ball rolling on behalf of the council back in October after taking suggestions from the community.

“They thought with the winter coming up, a lot of kids don’t have warm parkas to wear because they saw kids going around in October in light wind jackets,” she said from Rankin Inlet.

“They gave us no names, just sizes and genders of children they knew needed parkas,” she said.

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