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PARISH NEWS

HATS FOR REFUGEES

The Guild of Currie Kirk in Edinburgh handed over more than 2000 knitted hats to help Syrian refugees this winter. The hats, donated by knitters from across Edinburgh, were handed over in November for delivery to Arsal, in the Lebanon. There, over 5000 feet above sea level, over 70,000 refugees, including 6000 children, are enduring a fifth winter in tents in sub-zero temperatures.

Currie Guild first got involved in 2016 when they were approached to help with an appeal by the charity Edinburgh Direct Aid, which over the past few years has shipped containers of clothes to the refugees in Arsal.

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