How Can You Help?


The 2020 Project Linus Mystery Quilt Challenge is “Lucy’s Love Notes”.   Registration starts on Monday, August 24th.   If you register, please designate the Iredell County Chapter as the recipient of your $15 registration fee.  While you are staying safe at home, this is a great way to spend your time, maybe learn something new, and support your local chapter of Project Linus.

Be sure to join our Facebook group to keep up to date on all the details of this year's challenge.  Moda Fabrics and Fat Quarter Shop have provided some great prizes which will be given away to our Facebook group friends during the challenge. Also it’s a great place to share your successes, ask questions, post photos and meet other Project Linus volunteers in the process. It’s listed as the “Project Linus Mystery Challenge” Here’s the link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/848183768557929/      Let’s make this year's mystery challenge the best ever!!!

Launched in December 1995, Project Linus has grown to over 280 chapters nationwide and donated almost 8 million blankets to children across the country.  The Iredell County Chapter of Project Linus (also serving Alexander, Wilkes, Yadkin, Davie and Davidson counties) was established in early 2017 to provide blankets to traumatized children in our communities and to provide a fun, rewarding service opportunity for people who enjoy making life a bit more cheerful for sick, homeless, or abused children.  Since launching in March 2017, we have delivered over 900 blankets to children in need in our community.  Thank you Blanketeers!

Project Linus was named after the adorable security blanket-toting character from the Peanuts(c) comic strip.  Creator Charles Schultz was aware of our efforts and was delighted to have Linus inspire blanket makers to help comfort children in need.  "The best kind of sleep under heaven above, is under a blanket handmade with love."

You can help by becoming a blanketeer, donating materials to make blankets, hosting a Make A Blanket Day, or making a monetary tax-deductible donation.  Are you ready to "Get Involved" ?


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