WoW! is a safe and welcoming place where women can enjoy the company of other women as they make quilts, knit rugs and create other items. Some ladies come for a chat, a cuppa, be listened to and if needed, given help with spoken English in an informal environment whilst working on projects.
We meet in the rear hall of Carlingford Uniting Church (fronting Shirley Street), from 9.30 to 12 noon each Wednesday.
WoW! started in 2011 when a group of women at the church wanted to make a practical response to the flood emergencies in Queensland and Victoria. It was decided to make quilts. The latest recipients have been families of children hospitalised for extended periods at Westmead Childrens' Hospital. To date, over one hundred quilts have been made and distributed.
Projects are wide-ranging. As well as quilts the ladies have made fiddle aprons for use by dementia patients in aged-care facilities, knitted squares are made into blankets for Wrap with Love, bedding for the doll's cots made at Arrunga Mens' Shed and some paper craft projects.
Above all, WoW! is an opportunity for women of all ages, cultures and faiths to come together in a warm, non-threatening environment to share talk, time, talents and fellowship over a cuppa.
To obtain more information, please leave a message on the Get in touch page, by selecting "WoW! Women on Wednesday" in the drop-down menu.