Sew on Fire
Sep 14, 2017
Wendy Hagar
Sew on Fire

Wendy Hagar is the founder of Sew on Fire Ministries, which provides humanitarian aid to missions, hospitals, schools and orphanages around the world. Sew on Fire was started February 2000 and has partnered with 160 organizations who together send and distribute humanitarian aid. Wendy who began this grassroots organization in her home, has grown to a warehouse where groups of people came to help sort, organize and prepare supplies.

Her work has touched over 125,000 people in 91 countries, inspired over 50 volunteers and many local organizations. Her local store allows the public to donate and purchase new items and provides a place where people can sort, sew and knit clothing and goods to fill needs both locally and abroad. 

In 2016 Wendy was chosen the 47th annual Burlington Citizen of the Year