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Month of Hope: Charity Profile

August 05, 2010, 15:08 pm  Posted by needlearts
 

As you might expect from a company full of book nerds, here at Lark most of us have fond childhood memories of curling up with a blanket and a good book. Besides a grilled cheese sandwich with tomato soup, there is perhaps no more comforting memory from the days of our youth. So it is with a personal sense of appreciation that we present Project Night Night (a charity also featured in the Craft Hope book).

What is Project Night Night? The Project is a charity that specializes in producing care packages for homeless children. Every package contains a brand new tote bag with a blanket, an age-appropriate book, and a stuffed animal inside. For

Your quilt could be part of a package like this!

children from birth to pre-teen, these items are essentials. They help provide a feeling of security and coziness. They give a physical and mental sanctuary to

those who often have little to count on in their day-to-day lives.

How can you help? Well if you’re a quilter then you have the skills needed to supply Project Night Night with the backbone of their care package: the blanket. New, handmade blankets are in short supply, and every single blanket makes a difference. Not a quilter? You can help underwrite the cost of distributing a package with a $20 donation.

For more information, visit the website at: www.ProjectNightNight.org

 
 
 
 

4 Responses

    AmandaCarestio says:

    Such a good reminder that it's the simple things that matter. And that I'm a big nerd. Thanks, Thom!

    Kat says:

    Your link to PNN is broken.

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