The Project Linus Chapter of Wake County, NC was started in 1996 by Susie Holmes. Over 39,000 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.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Twenty Thousand!

Susie Holmes, Chapter Coordinator, has just announced that the Raleigh chapter has reached the 20,000 mark!  Twenty thousand hand-made blankets have been delivered to children, through local hospitals and agencies, since the chapter was organized in 1996.

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