Who Gets Project Linus blankets?
With chapters in all 50 states, Project Linus continues to grow. Blankets are collected locally and distributed to children in hospitals, shelters, social service agencies, or anywhere that a child might be in need of a big hug.
What size should a Linus quilt be?
about 40″ × 60″
Project Linus donates blankets to children, infants through teens. Many sizes are appropriate depending on chapter need. For example, blankets could be as small as 36″ × 36.” The majority of Project Linus blankets are about 40″ × 60″, or what is called “crib size.” Blankets could be as large as twin size for teens.
Does Project Linus take knitted blankets?
It is Project Linus’ policy to accept blankets of all sizes, depending on local chapter needs. All blanket styles are welcome, including quilts, tied comforters, fleece blankets, crocheted or knitted afghans, and receiving blankets in child-friendly colors.
Where can I donate a knitted blanket to charity?
Sewing and knitting for charity
- Cats Protection. Cats Protection are looking for mice and blankets to help the thousands of cats in their care.
- Teddies for Tragedies.
- Francis House Children’s Hospice.
- Knit for Syria.
- Dress a Girl Around the World.
- Little Dresses for Africa.
- Project Linus.
- Bonnie Babies.
Can you donate handmade blankets?
Another great place to donate blankets to charity is Project Linus. It is a non-profit organization that provides homemade blankets to children in need. Their blankets are lovingly made by adults and children from all walks of life and many sources.
What is a Linus blanket?
The phrase Linus blanket denotes an object, or occasionally a person, depended upon for reassurance and comfort. It was named after Linus van Pelt, a small boy who carries a blanket for comfort in the comic strip Peanuts, by the American cartoonist Charles Monroe Schulz (1922-2000).
Does Project Linus accept rag quilts?
They accept NEW, HANDMADE, WASHABLE, blankets and afghans for giving to children ages 0-18 years. For example, blankets could be as small as 36″ × 36.” The majority of Project Linus blankets are about 40″ × 60″, or what is called “crib size.” Blankets could be as large as twin size for teens.
What charity needs blankets?
Top 7 Places to Donate Used Blankets
- Homeless Shelters. Homeless shelters are great places to donate used blankets.
- Animal Control, Animal Shelters, and Dog Pounds.
- The Salvation Army.
- Vietnam Veterans of America.
- Local Churches and Charities.
- Where can I donate blankets for the homeless?
Who needs blankets donated?
Blankets can be donated to homeless shelters, local churches and charities that have a clothing donation program, victims of domestic violence shelters, and animal shelters. Make sure the blankets are freshly washed and placed in suitable containers such as plastic garbage bags to keep them from becoming dirty.
How do I donate to Project Linus?
You can make a monetary donation online (preferred), or mail-in your check or money order. You can also donate to Project Linus every time you shop on Amazon with AmazonSmile. If you are planning any sort of event, we’ve partnered with ECHOage where invited guests can contribute both to group gifts AND Project Linus.