The Project Linus Chapter of Wake County, NC was started in 1996 by Susie Holmes. Over 37,000 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, March 19, 2014

Another Huge Success!


Make a Blanket Day was a huge success last weekend. Over 85 people enjoyed the day. The very generous Temple Beth Or provided a beautiful sunlight room where we finished 392 blankets. Spoonflower donated gorgeous fabric for us to make more blankets. Some of those blankets have already been delivered to Wake Med Hospital and the children of soldiers at Fort Bragg.
Many thanks to Deanna Winick for spearheading everything. The raffle was a great success and raised over $180 for our chapter. That money will now be used for batting, fabric and fleece. If you would like to contribute something to next year’s raffle, we would welcome it. Please email Deanna at deanna.winick@gmail.com.     
Thank you to all of you for helping so many seriously ill and traumatized children.
Susie Holmes
Coordinator, Project Linus Wake County

 More photos of  Make A Blanket Day 2014   are in our Photo Gallery



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