It’s In the Bag

Only 5 percent of plastic grocery bags are recycled. Instead of going to a landfill, Marcia LaBossiere has made it her mission to fill a need instead. Using a technique called “plarn” (plastic yarn), she constructs ground mats for the homeless. They are light weight, waterproof and provide cushion for the hard surfaces that the homeless sleep on every night. Each colorful mat takes an average of 500 bags and 25 hours to lovingly create. Marcia’s donation of 12 mats will make a big difference for the homeless in our community. We are so thankful for her innovation and dedication to help those in need.

Homeless Mats Post

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