The Project Linus Chapter of Wake County, NC was started in 1996 by Susie Holmes. Over 42,000 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, March 9, 2016

This is the latest email from Pat, the coordinator for the Sandhills chapter of Project Linus. Through her, we are able to supply blankets for children of  fallen and deployed soldiers at Fort Bragg. Since Make a Blanket Day, we have delivered 430 blankets to them, which will stock them for some time. Thank you all!

Hi, Susie.  We delivered 230 blankets to the Armed Services
YMCA Monday.  They were thrilled and overwhelmed!  They
have sent emails and communications to entities on base.
Now they are ready to meet the needs of Ft. Bragg.  Thank
goodness storage is not a problem.

Thanks again to you and your volunteers for sharing blankets
with the military children.  Your hard work and generosity
make this Project Linus service possible.  The quilts, flannel
blankets, fleece, knitted and crocheted afghans were beautiful.


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