Keystone College community makes 15 sleeping bags for homeless

Keystone College volunteers assembled 15 sleeping bags for the homeless during a service project in honor of Martin Luther King on Monday, Jan. 22. - Submitted photos
From left, Mark Durdach, of Honesdale, and Mike Chermak, of Dalton, work on one of the 15 sleeping bags completed by Keystone College community volunteers during a service project Monday, Jan. 22 on campus. - Submitted photos
Rolling up a completed My Brother’s Keeper sleeping bag quilt at Keystone College, from left, Lucas Taylor, of Hop Bottom, Sleeping Bag Project Founder Flo Wheatley and Joan Kupetsky, of Factoryville. - Submitted photos
Keystone College volunteers assembled 15 sleeping bags for the homeless during a service project in honor of Martin Luther King on Monday, Jan. 22. - - Submitted photos
From left, Mark Durdach, of Honesdale, and Mike Chermak, of Dalton, work on one of the 15 sleeping bags completed by Keystone College community volunteers during a service project Monday, Jan. 22 on campus. - - Submitted photos
Rolling up a completed My Brother’s Keeper sleeping bag quilt at Keystone College, from left, Lucas Taylor, of Hop Bottom, Sleeping Bag Project Founder Flo Wheatley and Joan Kupetsky, of Factoryville. - - Submitted photos

LA PLUME — Keystone College’s Diversity Services Program sponsored a service project in honor of Martin Luther King on Monday, Jan. 22 in Evans Hall in the Hibbard Campus Center.

Keystone students and community volunteers assembled 15 sleeping bags in conjunction with the Hop Bottom-based My Brother’s Keeper Quilt Group and its “Sleeping Bag Project.”

My Brother’s Keeper Quilt Group is an organization comprised of individuals and groups desiring to help the homeless by making simple sleeping bags from recycled fabrics and distributing them free to the homeless.

Keystone College volunteers assembled 15 sleeping bags for the homeless during a service project in honor of Martin Luther King on Monday, Jan. 22.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_ABJ-Sleeping-Bags-1.jpgKeystone College volunteers assembled 15 sleeping bags for the homeless during a service project in honor of Martin Luther King on Monday, Jan. 22. Submitted photos

From left, Mark Durdach, of Honesdale, and Mike Chermak, of Dalton, work on one of the 15 sleeping bags completed by Keystone College community volunteers during a service project Monday, Jan. 22 on campus.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_ABJ-Sleeping-Bags-2.jpgFrom left, Mark Durdach, of Honesdale, and Mike Chermak, of Dalton, work on one of the 15 sleeping bags completed by Keystone College community volunteers during a service project Monday, Jan. 22 on campus. Submitted photos

Rolling up a completed My Brother’s Keeper sleeping bag quilt at Keystone College, from left, Lucas Taylor, of Hop Bottom, Sleeping Bag Project Founder Flo Wheatley and Joan Kupetsky, of Factoryville.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_ABJ-Sleeping-Bags-3.jpgRolling up a completed My Brother’s Keeper sleeping bag quilt at Keystone College, from left, Lucas Taylor, of Hop Bottom, Sleeping Bag Project Founder Flo Wheatley and Joan Kupetsky, of Factoryville. Submitted photos

Keystone College volunteers assembled 15 sleeping bags for the homeless during a service project in honor of Martin Luther King on Monday, Jan. 22.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_ABJ-Sleeping-Bags-1CMYK.jpgKeystone College volunteers assembled 15 sleeping bags for the homeless during a service project in honor of Martin Luther King on Monday, Jan. 22. Submitted photos

From left, Mark Durdach, of Honesdale, and Mike Chermak, of Dalton, work on one of the 15 sleeping bags completed by Keystone College community volunteers during a service project Monday, Jan. 22 on campus.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_ABJ-Sleeping-Bags-2CMYK.jpgFrom left, Mark Durdach, of Honesdale, and Mike Chermak, of Dalton, work on one of the 15 sleeping bags completed by Keystone College community volunteers during a service project Monday, Jan. 22 on campus. Submitted photos

Rolling up a completed My Brother’s Keeper sleeping bag quilt at Keystone College, from left, Lucas Taylor, of Hop Bottom, Sleeping Bag Project Founder Flo Wheatley and Joan Kupetsky, of Factoryville.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_ABJ-Sleeping-Bags-3CMYK.jpgRolling up a completed My Brother’s Keeper sleeping bag quilt at Keystone College, from left, Lucas Taylor, of Hop Bottom, Sleeping Bag Project Founder Flo Wheatley and Joan Kupetsky, of Factoryville. Submitted photos