Any of our customers who knit and have some spare time, this is a wonderful cause ❤️TRAUMA TEDDIES COME TO DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY
For the next 4 weeks, we will be asking members of our communities, who like to be creative with their knitting needles, if they will knit us a teddy or two.
The Trauma Teddies scheme, first conceived by Australian Firefighters, involves members of the public knitting and donating small teddy bears, which are kept in Police cars and given to small children who come into contact with the Police through traumatic or upsetting circumstances.
Knitted teddies can be handed into any Police Station across the region over the next four weeks. Patterns are available online at ow.ly/8OlU30lONNB
We have already had some donated and Superintendent Linda Jones is pictured with Doris Paterson from Dumfries who has already knitted is 12!
This scheme is aimed at bringing something positive to what can be a traumatic or upsetting situation for a child. Police Officers will use the teddy to comfort the child and build rapport. ...
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