Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust ships blankets made at Seaton Delaval facility to Ukraine
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Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust made the blankets at its Manufacturing and Innovation Hub, and they are now on their way to Lviv.
A similar initiative took place last year.
Janice Rice, a machinist at the facility, said: “Making the blankets for Ukraine has been massively important to all of us in the factory.
“It means that we have got a chance to do things other than scrubs but we are also making a difference to the people in Ukraine.
“We are so proud that we can help them.”
Labels with kind messages are being stitched into the blankets before they are shipped.
Divisional director Sarah Rose said: “It gives a huge amount of job satisfaction to the girls and they are really pleased to be involved in this.
“It is fantastic for us to be offering these at this really cold time for the people in need.”