Drawing for the winner of the donated quilt outside Rossland Library, Aug 1, 2012.

After many months of waiting, the draw for a quilt donated by the USCC Cultural Interpretive Society from the Doukhobor community took place August 1st, 2012 in Rossland, B.C.

And the winner is….Nemaiah Shaw (age 17) from Rossland, B.C.

Nemaiah Shaw was the happy winner and generously donated the quilt she won to refugee families the West Kootenay Friends of Refugees (WKFoR) are sponsoring to move to Rossland.

Fifteen people sold raffle tickets as part of this successful fundraising event for the WKFoR.

Learn more about fundraising efforts in a recent article published by the Rossland Telegraph.