PERUGIA – To give a warm hug to those who suffer, to sick people: children, young people and adults, who are conducting a difficult battle against leukemia, lymphomas, and tumors. The blankets of the Laboratory of Courage of Cascia stop at the Residence “Daniele Chianelli”. The initiative is inspired by the “Coraggio”(Courage) association of Perugia and sees about fifty local women who after the terrible experience of the earthquake in October 2016 found themselves and created a workshop in which to cultivate the passion of knitting, creating blankets and other works that give to those who need warmth and affection, just as the patients of the pediatric Hematology and Oncohematology departments of the “Daniele Chianelli” Residence. To receive the group of women accompanied by the councilor of Cascia Monica Del Piano and by the deputy mayor Gino Emili,
the founders of the “Daniele Chianelli” Committee for Life Franco and Luciana Chianelli with the Regional Health Councilor Luca Barberini. “These beautiful blankets – said Franco Chianelli – are a symbol of love and solidarity on the part of those who have suffered a lot in this last year. And we accept them with joy and gratitude, they will be your gift for all the children that gradually leave the Residence to return to the new life once healed “.