The wonderful charity, Dress a Girl Around the World ( DAG) began in 2009, making pillowcase dresses, and has now delivered over 1 million dresses to 81 countries, thanks to the sewing skills of women around the USA. Four wonderful volunteers at the SEV Habitat Re-Store became involved in the mission in April this year, forming a small group, with the help of materials from the store. Using donations of cotton, cotton- polyester and sewing notions, they have already sewn over 100 dresses for Puerto Rica, Haiti, Honduras, Kenya, the Akwesasne Indian Reservation in Northern N.Y and to the Florida main group of DAG in Jacksonville.
Volunteers Judy Voss, Helene Huffman, Sharon Hall, and Deb Shockey have now also expanded into donations of underwear for boys and girls .
These dedicated seamstresses distribute dresses to girls in need because they believe every girl in the world deserves at least one dress.
SEV Habitat donates unsaleable materials to numerous charities for many different uses, expanding our mission to this community and to the world.
God’s best dresses For some girls, this may be the only gift they’ll ever get.
The volunteer seamstress crew with their lovely creations. Emily prepares to deliver dresses to Kenya
To find out more about this amazing charity, and to get involved, check out the DAG website at www.dressagirlaroundthe world.com