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.READ MORE: Johns Hopkins' Bloomberg School Shortens Commencement In Response To Record Heat
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.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Heat Is Here, Alert Day Tomorrow For Record Heat
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.MORE NEWS: Maryland Weather: Summer Heat Moves In For The Weekend
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