The Project Linus Chapter in Raleigh, NC was started in 1996 by Susie Holmes. Over 32,000 blankets have been delivered to many local groups and agencies that help seriously ill or traumatized children who need a HUG from a blanket including: Wake Med Hospitals, Rex Hospital, Duke Hospital, Interact (for children of abused women receiving support), Hospice (for their Reflections program for grieving children and teens), Make a Wish Foundation, The Women's Center, Open Door Clinic, Children's Flight of Hope, and The Raleigh Rescue Mission.



Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Project Linus of Wake County
Make a Blanket Day

Saturday, February 27th, 2016
2pm to 6pm
Temple Beth Or Synagogue
5315 Creedmoor Road - Raleigh, NC 27612
(near the corner of Millbrook Rd and Creedmoor Rd)

Set up begins at 1pm

Bring your knitting, crochet, sewing machine and supplies or just yourself
and join us in an afternoon of making blankets for children in need!

Some materials will be provided but not guaranteed.  Donations of
yarn, fleece, batting and cotton fabric are always welcome!
Back Again! Our MABD raffle!!!
RAFFLE TICKETS WILL BE SOLD FOR $1 EACH OR 6 FOR $5!
If you have an item you would like to donate, please contact
Janet Rapp – janetrapp124@gmail.com
               Spoonflower will have blanket kits with organic knit material
for our blanketeers to take home or to sew that day!

Light refreshments will be available; contributions are appreciated.


If you are or know of a service group that would like to attend this event, have questions or comments, please contact
Deanna Winick: deanna.winick@gmail.com or 919-345-3576
 


We're now on Facebook! Project Linus – Wake County, NC

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

A fun day at Marbles on MLK Day for Community Heroes Day!

Marbles Kids Museum asked our chapter for the 2nd year to participate in their community Heroes Day! We had so many museum guests come visit us to make blankets, color in a quilt square and learn about Project Linus! Thanks to Sandy B for helping and all the wonderful young adults from Playworks (play works.org). Spoonflower graciously donated 4 yards of the quilt block designs (144 of them)  and they are ready to made into quilts!  We completed 25 quilts!

Our 2nd Year participating in Marbles Kids Museum Community Heroes Day! 
Busy making masterpieces to make a beautiful quilt!


Our young Community Heroes loved the Spoonflower exhibit!!

Playworks volunteer blanketed helping a Community Hero! 
Our blanket volunteers from Playworks were a great help!


25 blankets completed!



These are going to make a beautiful Quilt!

Thank you Sandy (PL volunteer) for helping today!!!
Justin, a Marbles Board Member, was so dedicated and helped us
make and teach others how make blankets! 

what a great day!


Saturday, January 16, 2016

Louisburg College can make blankets!

Thank you to the AMAZING team work from the Louisburg College Women's Softball and Men's Baseball team for completing over 60 blankets this morning! Thank you to Sarah Slover and Linda Bonin for dedicating their Saturday morning to this event! We were honored to be there and meet such wonderful blanketeers! GO HURRICANES!!!!


Sunday, January 10, 2016

Project Linus of Wake County is excited to be a part of Community Heroes Day at Marbles Kids Museum! We'll be there from 12 noon to 4pm making fleece -tie blankets and coloring fabric blocks that will be made into a quilt thanks to a generous donation from Spoonflower! 
Come visit us!
We're excited to be a part of Community Heroes Day at Marbles Kids Museum on Monday, January 18th! http://www.marbleskidsmuseum.org/communityheroes


Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Here's the information about our next Make A Blanket Day! 
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