Crocheted rug raises $2000 for Ukrainian people through Rotary Club of Taree

Julia Driscoll
By Julia Driscoll
Updated August 5 2022 - 1:54am, first published August 4 2022 - 6:30pm
Masquerade ball host Bruce Moy and Taree Rotary president Grace Maano presenting Laurie Easter with the Ukrainian blanket.

A crocheted blanket in the form of the Ukrainian flag has raised $2000 for the Rotary Eclub of Ukraine, an amount which will likely be used to purchase first aid kits for the military controlled area, or to support displaced people.

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Julia Driscoll

Julia Driscoll

Journalist

Julia Driscoll has worked as a journalist for the Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Times for seven years. She values the deep connection with community that being a rural and regional journalist brings. Career highlights have involved environmental stories - bringing the plight of the little known endangered Manning River helmeted turtle to the attention of the public, resulting in wide-spread knowledge in the community and conservation action; and breaking the news of the Manning River ceasing to run for the first time in recorded history.