JESSUP, Md. (AP) — A dozen inmates at Patuxent Institution in Jessup are donating handmade quilts to St. Ann’s Center for Children, Youth and Families.

The 12 women are making the donations Wednesday.

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For years, Patuxent’s women inmates have made more than 100 quilts a year and donated them to charity.

This year, about 150 quilts have been made, along with some baby items.

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It’s one of the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Servicess longest-running restorative justice programs.

St. Ann’s provides support services and transitional housing for teenage and young single mothers and their children.

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