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.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

What a great day we had at the 2017 Make a Blanket Day. Over 100 of us gathered to make over 350 blankets. We raffled prizes to raise over $350 to buy more fleece and yarn to make blankets for the children. 
Many, many thanks to all of you 
and special thanks to 
Deanna Winick for organizing all of us!
Hope to see you all next year!

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