Little Dresses for Africa founder to visit Richland

Tri-City HeraldMarch 19, 2014 

The founder of the Michigan-based nonprofit Little Dresses for Africa will be at the Richland Community Center on Saturday.

Rachel O'Neill will speak about the history and mission of the group, which distributes dresses to orphanages, churches and schools in Africa and around the world.

The event is from 3 to 4:45 p.m. at 500 Amon Park Drive.

Chris Macourek of Richland coordinates a team of volunteer Tri-City area seamstresses who make dresses for the nonprofit.

They're almost done with the 6,000th dress.

Donations of cotton fabric will be accepted.

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