Fulton woman shares quilts to 'give hope'

Westminster College student Hannah Minchow-Proffitt presents a school worker at Mvumba Village with another of Dixon's blankets. Dixon said she just enjoys helping people.

Westminster College student Hannah Minchow-Proffitt presents a school worker at Mvumba Village with another of Dixon's blankets. Dixon said she just enjoys helping people.

If you ask her, Bonnie Dixon will tell you that quilting is just something she does, as is helping others.

Thanks to Dixon’s skill with a needle, and her generosity, at least three children were able to sleep comfortably last night.

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Clementine and her baby — who live in the village of Gahima, near Kibungo, Rwanda — snuggle with the quilt they received recently from Bonnie Dixon, of Fulton. Dixon made three quilts for a group of volunteers with the Rwanda Community Partnership Project to take on a recent trip to Kibungo.

The Fulton resident recently put both of those lifelong habits together when she sent three quilts along with a group of Rwanda Community Partnership Project volunteers on a trip to Callaway County’s sister community of Kibungo, Rwanda, with instructions to “give them to a deserving mother and baby.”

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