I’ve blogged about HUGS (Help Us Give Slings) before; it’s an organization that gives free slings to disaster victims. I’m afraid I’m a little late on this one, but it’s still worth a post: For every selendang purchased between now and Saturday, June 21, 2008 HUGS will donate 2 selendangs to mothers in the Iowa City/Johnson County Fairgrounds emergency flood shelter.
The best part is this: HUGS selendangs are only $20, and they are just plain beautiful. They’re 100% cotton with amazing batik patterns. I couldn’t figure out why on Earth I would not want a beautiful sling super cheap that would also give two beautiful slings to flood victims, so I just ordered one and am looking forward to carrying my September baby in it!
Even if you don’t need another sling, they’d make lovely window coverings, wall hangings, tablecloths, or shawls.