Handmade Blankets Will Wrap Area Children In Love And Comfort

The 21st Annual Project Linus National “Make A Blanket Day” is tomorrow – where local residents can provide comfort through new, handmade security blankets to seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need children aged 0 to 18 years. The North Central Missouri Chapter Coordinator for Project Linus, and other local volunteers will be making and collecting new, handmade quilts, fleece, knit and crochet blankets at the Kirksville Moose Lodge, 2405 E. Illinois Street tomorrow from 10 AM – 4 PM.  The public is invited to attend the Sew-In event. Participants can bring a completed blanket, or bring their own sewing machine and complete one of the pre-cut kits available during the Sew-In event.  No sewing experience is needed to join the fun. The North Central Missouri Chapter of Project Linus has distributed over 13,500 blankets to area children.