Houston volunteer opportunities

PROJECT LINUS

What Is It?:  A national nonprofit that delivers handmade blankets to children in local hospitals, child abuse centers, and other facilities where a child might feel anxious or unsafe. Since 1996 the Houston chapter has distributed more than 21,000 blankets.

 

Help Needed: Volunteers make blankets and bring them to a drop-off location; the chapter then distributes the blankets to needy children.

 

Minimum Age to Volunteer: None, but volunteers must be able to make a blanket suitable for presentation to a needy child.

Help Needed

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MAKE BLANKETS

Provide new, handmade, washable blankets to be given as gifts to seriously ill and/or traumatized children, ages 0-18.  All blanket styles and sizes are welcome, including quilts, tied comforters, fleece blankets, crocheted or knitted afghans, and receiving blankets in child-friendly colors. Blankets must be homemade, washable, and free of pins, and must come from smoke-free environments for allergy reasons.

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  • I am an 8th grade student at Lanier Middle School interested in helping your organization by completing a service project. I would love to speak with you about organizing a blanket drive, including hosting a blanket party at my home. I look forward to hearing from you.

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