Hello Spring! March News

As we step into spring all things are blooming at Wrapped in Love…….as we continue to grow and spread LOVE with your help and support! Wrapped in Love is thrilled to share with you that as our 2nd year comes to an end in March, again we have exceeded our projected goals of 2200 handmade blankets!

With your help and support we have distributed 3000 handmade blankets to comfort cancer patients!

We distributed blankets to Hillman Cancer Center, St. Clair Hospital, Forbes Regional, WPAH Peters Twp. Outpatient Hospital, UPMC Upper St. Clair Outpatient Center, Altoona Hospital, Jefferson Memorial, American Cancer Society, Ronald McDonald, Magee Women’s Hospital and Texas Oncology Center.

We would like to thank all of our dedicated “Blanket Brigade Volunteers”, who give their precious time each month to make and donate blankets to comfort cancer patients. You ALL are AWESOME!!! A very special thank you to Linda Sheariss our “Blanket Extradionair” who has set a goal of making one- blanket – a- day in 2013 ……365……..WOW!!!! Linda, you are AMAZING!!!! Thank you to Pat Radford and Cindy Nicola for their dedication and ongoing support…..You ladies are wonderful!!! Ms. Eddy and the Carlynton National Junior Honor Society for another year of great blanket making that took place on March 8th. You all ROCK and are an inspiration to all.

A BIG shout out Thank you to Danielle, Amber and the Hillman Cancer Center Staff for an AWESOME Blanket Drive that was held during the month of February. Due to the overwhelming response on April 5th…….. “A Blanket – Making – Day” will be held at Hillman Cancer Center and the Staff will join us to make blankets!!! We are ecstatic and looking forward to meeting everyone!!!!

AUSTINITES………..Mark your Calendars….April 23, 2013 “The CLEAN SLATE EVENT “ will be held at: Black Finn 11410 Century Oaks Terrace in Austin, Texas to benefit Wrapped in Love. It’s going to be a great fun night out with…… vendors, silent auction and meeting great people! Hope you can join us Tickets may be purchased here.

Thank you ALL for helping us to spread love!!!!

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much” -Helen Keller

With gratitude and love,

The Wrapped in Love Foundation Board

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Get Involved Wrapped in Love provides blankets, providing support and love for those suffering from cancer. We welcome all types of NEW handmade blankets to donate to patients in area hospitals. Recommended size (50x60) Hand-made quilts, Crocheted/knitted, No-Sew Polar fleece-tied blankets and HAND-MADE blankets.
Our Mission Inspired by the memory of James Emmerich, the mission of Wrapped in Love is to ease suffering among cancer patients and others with serious illnesses around the world by distributing blankets that bring comfort, peace and joy and remind all of us that we are children at heart.