Beyond the Bars | Knitting program helps inmates give back to society

Did you know about the knitting and crocheting  program offered by Inmate Programs at the Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Jail?  A great  example of volunteers donating time and talent to help others!

Credit: Damien Dawson/For The Daily Progress Violet Wells (left) and Vera Miller take part in a knitting class at the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail.

“I call it knots of love,” Camilla Handy said as she crocheted a bright green scarf that will be sold to benefit the Shelter for Help in Emergency. “I pride myself on helping people, and I’ve been to that women’s shelter in the past myself seeking refuge, so this is a good cause.”

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