Project Linus Charlotte, NC


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Our 2017 actifity

Posted by Mary Crew on January 8, 2018 at 5:00 PM
In the year 2017, we delivered 2,472 blankets to children in trauma, illness, injury or other stress, by giving them to the facilities and organizations which are named on our page named "Where Our Blankets Go." That represents a lot of hard work and emotional commitment to our goals of giving new, hand made blankets to children from birth to 18 years of age who are being treated for severe illness, injury, or trauma of any kind, to bring them comfort, security, warmth, and a handmade hug. Our... Read Full Post »

Discover Mint Hill, Sat., May6, 2017 10am-1pm

Posted by Mary Crew on May 5, 2017 at 12:45 AM

Please join us at our booth representing Project Linus at the Discover Mint Hill

festival this coming Saturday, May 6, 2017, from 9:00 am until 1:00pm.  The festival is

held this year for the 10th year, in the old Historic Mint Hill Village behind the Mint Hill

Historical Society and Daphne's Bakery site.  We plan to showcase the cultural,

historic, and current happenings of the happy town of Mint Hill...

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Plans for future Make a Blanket Sessions

Posted by Mary Crew on December 28, 2016 at 11:30 PM
We are now into February as far as making plans for group Make a Blanket Sessions. We have all the available dates filled for January, so we are taking dates for February and beyond. Please remember that we live in the Charlotte area, and it takes us time to schedule volunteers, plot a map to your location, and make arrangements with our families and activities to be able to travel to your location. Also, take into consideration the abilities and skills of your group. Children under... Read Full Post »

Help for Hurricane Matthew victims

Posted by Mary Crew on October 24, 2016 at 11:30 AM

If you want to help a church in New Bern, NC, contact me at [email protected] for an address.  We will be sending children's blankets, but they will need other supplies and items.  We hope to be of help to these people soon. 

New County in our Service Area: Iredell

Posted by Mary Crew on July 16, 2016 at 3:10 PM

As of July, 2016, our chapter of Project Linus now has a new county in our service area. We have adopted Iredell county for reception of our handmade hugs for children in traumatic situations.  We have some lovely ladies who work and live in Iredell county and who want their area to be included in the distribution of blankets, so since that area has lost its coordinator, we decided we could help them with this wish.  If you live in Iredell county and wish to he...

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Discover Mint Hill Project Linus Booth

Posted by Mary Crew on April 15, 2016 at 1:45 PM

Come join us on Saturday, May 7, 20216, from 9-3, at our booth in the Historical Village in Mint Hill.  We will be demonstrating making blankets and telling what all we do as well as some give aways and other things.   There will be a great deal of other booths as people from all over Mint Hill will be showing what they do for the interest of a better life in the Mint Hill and Charlotte-Mecklenburg area. There will be some good things happening first thing in the morning, starting a...

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Celebration of our 20,000th blanket delivery

Posted by Mary Crew on February 25, 2016 at 1:55 PM

We have now delivered over 20,000 blankets in the Charlotte, NC, metro area including 5 counties.  We are so proud of the fact that children from birth to 18 in 5 plus counties in our state who are seriously ill, premature, injured, assaulted, or have lost their homes have been given a blanket from our chapter for their comfort and security.  We are planning on celebrating our happy time with a dinner at a restaurant on March 8, 2016.

New Quilt Class and Group

Posted by Mary Crew on September 5, 2015 at 7:30 PM
If you want to learn to quilt or just brush up on your skills, please join us during our new quilt group on the first Friday of each month, from10 A.M. to 3 P.M. at the West Stanly Senior Center in Locust, NC. Judy Lynch was instumental in starting the group as she got together a two day class for quilters in May at the Stanly County Ag Center in Albemarle. It was so well received and enjoyed that the ladies asked to have a monthly meeting to sew quilts for Project Linus. Judy's connections ma... Read Full Post »

Hurricane Sandy Relief

Posted by Mary Crew on November 24, 2012 at 11:40 PM

We had such a wonderful response to our meeting on November 13, 2012, that we were able to send 92 blankets, so far, to victims of Hurricane Sandy in New York and New Jersey. We sent blankets by mail and by personal courier: my son Scott and his sweet wife Chrissy, whose family lives on Long Island. They went up to visit her family for Thankgiving, and met with coordinator Mary Reardon. She gave our blankets to a group of vict...

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Successful delivery of 10,000th blanket

Posted by Mary Crew on June 11, 2012 at 1:40 PM

Our celebration and delivery of the ten thousandth blanket made and distributed in the Charlotte metro area was on Saturday, September 17, at 3:00 in the afternoon. We met in our previous meeting site, the Fellowship Hall of Candlewyck Baptist Church on Providence Road in the Arboretum area of south Charlotte. It was quite a nice celebration and enjoyable for all attendees.

Our recipient was Jacob Goodson who is a young boy with SMA, a very rare, paralyzing disease of the neuromuscu...

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