OSWEGO, NY – The Oswego High School Interact Club recently donated a number of baby blankets that they made to the Oswego Hospital Maternity Program.
The blankets will be given to parents of babies when they leave the hospital.
Funds for the purchase of the material to make the blankets was provided by the Oswego Sunrise Rotary Club.
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Pictured are Interact members Kaylie Allen (secretary), Lauren Wallace, Dylan Lavner, Andrea Folgherait, Mike Thompson, Kelsey Ross, advisor Warren Shaw, club president Kaleigh Fitzsimmons, Cydney Ward and Meghan Sullivan along with several members of the Oswego Hospital Maternity Department.
Club president Fitzsimmons stated that, “The Interact Club allows us, as students, to be involved in our local community and try to make a difference. Making these blankets was very gratifying in the sense that we know they will be put to good use and we were able to work with a number a great people on the project.”
Shaw echoed that sentiment complimenting his group of students.
“These are great kids, who give up their free time to try and make a difference in their community,” he said. “It is a pleasure to work with them!”
Interact is a community service club associated with Rotary International, the largest service organization in the world.