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Profits From Rug Sale Help Families In Pakistan

Posted: Friday, March 11th, 2011 at 6:25 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Shaylon Cochran

An event at the Pella Opera House offers people a chance to decorate their home and contribute to a humanitarian cause in another part of the world. The Work of Our Hands is holding an Oriental rug sale, with rugs available in a multitude of sizes and colors.
Gil Melo of Ten Thousand Villages, the organization that supplies the rugs, says the profits from the sales go to help families in Pakistan and help provide them with stable income so children can go to school and local economies can grow.
Sale hours are Friday from 9am-6 and Saturday from 9-5.