DEADLINE EXTENSION and other updates for #MandalasForMarinke

mandalasformarinke stack of crochet contributinos

First of all, thank you to every single person who has contributed already to the Mandalas for Marinke collaborative crochet art project, designed to raise awareness about depression and mental health issues while celebrating the creative work of Wink who succumbed to suicide earlier this summer.

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Meet Marinke (Wink’s Story from Crochet Saved My Life)

marinke slump

As most of you know, Wink and I first “met” when she shared her story with me for Crochet Saved My Life. That was several years ago and we stayed in touch periodically online since that time. I’ve been deeply impacted by her suicide and hope that the Mandalas For Marinke remembrance project will continue to honor her through sharing her work and raising awareness about depression. Today I thought I’d share her story as it was printed in Crochet Saved My Life.

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