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Brjen’s blankets

April 12, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Perhaps there’s a reason that Brjen Jones has the face of a cherub. He probably wouldn’t admit it, but there’s a chance he’s hiding angel wings and a halo somewhere. The evidence is in his living room the 127 blankets he’s collected for homeless kids in the Arrowhead. His mom, Janelle, said they were planning to make four stops Monday afternoon to collect more from local donors. Continue Reading

Volunteers create blankets for children in need

February 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Volunteers gathered in the community room at Meadowlawn Plaza in Mitchell and made about 30 blankets for Project Linus.
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Sioux Falls event to help homeless produces 1,200 blankets

December 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Volunteers in South Dakota’s largest city gathered on a wintry day to make blankets for the homeless.
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Blanket day set at Meadowlawn Plaza

October 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic

A work day to make blankets for Project Linus will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 20 in the community room at Meadowlawn Plaza, Mitchell.
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A blanket for me, a blanket for you

January 25, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

In December, Miltona Magnet School was covered in fleece. It was all part of a service learning and peer teaching project called “A blanket for me, a blanket for you.” Continue Reading

Lend your sewing skills to wrap babies in comfort

January 11, 2011 in The Osakis Review

Students in the creative sewing class at Osakis High School are asking community members with sewing skills to help them with a project that will deliver comfort to children in Jamaica. On Saturday, the students are hosting an open house with the goal of creating 15 baby blankets to send with OHS senior Mercedes Klimek on her upcoming mission trip to Jamaica. Continue Reading

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Warm blankets, warmer hearts

December 11, 2010 in INFORUM

Concordia students make gifts for homeless

A group of Concordia College students spent a cold Saturday afternoon working on gifts to warm people’s hearts. Continue Reading

SSC students learning to give

November 10, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

Most recent class project is making blankets for hospitalized children
OKABENA ‘Tis the season for giving, but for a handful of students in Okabena, giving has become more of a lifestyle.
Thirteen juniors and seniors in Chris Elzenga’s Learning to Give class at Southwest Star Concept High School have spent the last few months not only learning to give, but learning how. Continue Reading