POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Volunteer Polk is looking for volunteers and plastic shopping bags to weave into mats for the homeless.
Volunteer Polk said it takes about 700 plastic bags to complete one mat.
Several volunteers got together this week to learn how to make the mats.
If you know of students needing service hours or anyone that would be interested in helping crochet or cut bags into strips and wrapping them to be woven, call (863) 534-5580 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Those wishing to donate bags can call or email as well.
STORIES OTHERS ARE CLICKING ON-
- WATCH: Driver caught on video ditching dog in Tampa neighborhood
- Pinellas teens’ deaths in stolen SUV captured on camera
- WATCH: Bucs players exchange punches at training camp
- Reward increased to $50,000 in Longboat Key hotel murder case
- Child found dead in van at Orlando day care
- Disney installs statue honoring toddler killed by alligator
- Alabama mom posts hysterical back-to-school photo
WFLA.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.