The Project Linus Chapter of Wake County, NC was started in 1996 by Susie Holmes. Over 40,000 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 NICU, Safe Space (for children of abused women receiving support), Hospice (for their Reflections program for grieving children and teens), Make a Wish Foundation, the children at Salvation Army, Children's Flight of Hope, and Wake County Social Services.



Friday, February 11, 2011

Make A Blanket Day - February 26, 2011

Marbles Kids Museum is our host again this year, providing Venture Hall in the IMAX Theater building for our annual Make A Blanket Day.  Join us in downtown Raleigh on Saturday, February 26 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Bring your knitting needles, crochet hooks, sewing machine and a project to work on, or just come and help tie quilts, fringe fleece blankets, or sew labels on completed blankets.

Click here for a map or contact Deanna Winick for more information. 

Make new friends and make a blanket for a child!

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