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|What We Do††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† |
During 2015, we delivered over 3,000 blankets to local hospitals, shelters, children centers and the Division of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF). When children are removed from abusive environments, they spend time with the social worker while a foster parent is located. The social worker allows the child to go to the blanket closet to choose their very own blanket. When the child chooses a blanket, they are surrounded with love and security, and it is usually the first time the social worker sees a smile. We also ensure that any child who loses a parent or sibling to the current war is comforted with a blanket.
|High School Community Service Project|
Campbell High School sophomore Adam L. spent about 30 hours making these beautiful fleece blankets for our chapter! It's a win win when NH's high school students make blankets for Project Linus! Way to go Adam!
|Brownie Troop Holiday Service Project|
This year our chapter of Project Linus was the recipient of Brownie Troop 20910ís Holiday Service Project. The Brownies, mostly 2nd graders, made 8 fringed fleece blankets which arrived on December 14. The blankets are beautiful and we would like to thank troop 20910 for their contribution!
Blanket recipient Wentworth Douglass Hospital
That is one snuggly quilt!
Project Linus blankets must be new, handmade and washable, as ourmission is to donate only handmade blankets. We receive thank you notes from children who express how touched they are that a stranger would take the time to make something special just for them. They really know the difference. Purchased blankets are nice, but handmade blankets are from the heart, just like a warm hug. Some Blanketeers will use a purchased blanket and then add loving touches such as appliques, crocheted trim around the edges, etc. These are perfectly acceptable, as they are unique and special.
| COMMUNITY SERVICE|
Does your school require hours of community service? If so, let me know....the children need your help. You don't need any craft knowledge, sewing skill, etc. Maybe you have some ideas? Most of the projects can be done in your own home, so you don't need to worry about travel. Send an email to me: firstname.lastname@example.org
9 McCarron Road Deerfield, NH 03037