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.

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.

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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