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
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.