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Naomi Silva knits plarn — old plastic grocery bags — into blankets and sleeping mats the local Mat Ministry donates to the homeless.

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Mat Ministry turns trash to treasure

Believe it or not, plastic bags serve more purposes than first meets the eye. In the right hands, they can provide a comfortable and sheltered environment. How, you ask? The answer: “Plarn.”


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