The Project Linus Chapter of Wake County, NC was started in 1996 by Susie Holmes. Over 45,000 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.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

From Linus With Love

Carolina Country is a monthly magazine for members of North Carolina's electric cooperatives, and is distributed to more than 735,000 homes.  In the February issue, Carla Burgess shares stories of several North Carolina blanketeers and how handmade blankets comfort the children who receive them.  All Project Linus chapters in North Carolina are listed, along with information on how folks can become involved.

You can read the article "From Linus With Love" here.  To view the entire the entire February issue of Carolina Country magazine, click here.

From Carolina Country magazine, Michael E. C. Gery, Editor. Reprinted with permission.

Let's Go Shopping!

Have you visited the Project Linus Store yet?  There are lots of cute items--tote bags, t-shirts, books, blanket kits, and exclusive PL fabrics. You don't have to drive to this store, just visit the Project Linus website,, and click on "Store".  Setting up an account is easy, and shipping charges are very reasonable.

Browse around and see what's there.  Better yet, make a purchase and help support Project Linus!