The Red Scarf Project

 

Dates: November 1-November 29


December 1st is World AIDS Day, when red scarves, mittens, and hats line the streets to bring awareness to HIV/AIDS in our communities. In honour of this special campaign, we are encouraging the community to knit red scarves, mittens and hats to donate to the The AIDS Network serving Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand , Norfolk and Brant The AIDS Network serving Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand, Norfolk and Brant for those is need. Knitted wear can be dropped off at the Main branch any time during regular operating hours up until November 29. Look for The Red Scarf Project barrel at the lower level customer service desk. MPL thanks you in advance for your time and donations!  


Programs

Halton AIDS Network Information Booth


Dates:  

November 7th, 2:00-4:00 @ Main Branch

November 14th, 2:00-4:00 @ Beaty Branch

November 21st, 2:00-4:00 @ Sherwood Branch

November 28th, 2:00-4:00 @ Main Branch

 

In honour of The Red Scarf Project, representatives from the The AIDS Network serving Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand , Norfolk and Brant will be hosting an information booth to discuss their wide range of free, confidential, supportive and practical services to people affected by or living with HIV/AIDS.

 

Knitting Circles

 

Dates:

November 5th ,2:00pm-3:00pm @ Main Branch- Fireside Lounge

November 12th, 2:00pm-3:00pm @ the Main Branch- Fireside Lounge

November 19th2:00pm-3:00pm @ the Main Branch- Fireside Lounge

November 26th, 2:00pm-3:00pm @ the Main Branch- Fireside Lounge


Bring your knitting needles and red yarn. December 1 is World AIDS Day, when red scarves, mittens, and hats line the streets it is a symbol of HIV/AIDS awareness. Every Saturday until November 26th we will be hosting a knitting circle, encouraging participants to come together and knit on behalf of The Red Scarf Project. We encourage to bring own materials but yarn will be available.

High school students interested in attending can obtain community service hours towards their diplomas.

 

Note: High school students interested in attending can obtain community service hours towards their diplomas and as a part of the Hand-Me-Down project.

The AIDS Network is a registered charitable organization, and offers services to the 1.5 million people living in the communities of Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand, Norfolk and Brant. Since 1986, The AIDS Network has been the primary voice for HIV/AIDS prevention, education and support.

The AIDS Network provides a wide range of free, confidential, supportive and practical services to people affected by or living with HIV/AIDS.