National Blanket Hearts Day

If you can tie a knot, you can take part in National Blanket Hearts Day. It’s that easy! This nationwide day of service offers individuals, families, friends, and community groups (large or small) the opportunity to come together in service to others through the loving production and distribution of ‘no-sew’ fleece blankets.

New for 2019! #BlanketAmericaWithLove

Our goal this year is to have an individual (or group) in every U.S. state participating in National Blanket Hearts Day. Whether it is one person making a blanket at their kitchen table or an entire organization joining together to make hundreds of blankets for those in need, we hope you will consider joining us on this journey! Fill out the registration form to get started, and stay tuned to our Facebook page for updates as we strive to #BlanketAmericaWithLove!

WHO:

Community groups, civic organizations, churches, service organizations, social clubs, friends, families, and neighbors

WHAT:

A nationwide one-day service project featuring local ‘no-sew’ blanket-making events to benefit those in need

WHEN:

February 9, 2019

(Special Facebook LIVE broadcast with special message from Blanket Hearts founder Amber Ostrup)

WHERE:

Community centers, schools, churches, synagogues, and homes all across America

WHY:

To support the mission of Blanket Hearts, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, of bringing comfort to those in need through the loving production and distribution of ‘no-sew’ fleece blankets in communities nationwide

HOW:

It’s easy for your organization to take part in this nationwide day of service!

  • PLAN. Organize and host a “no-sew” blanket-making event in your community any time on Saturday, February 10th.
  • REGISTER. Let us know you’re participating! Fill out a quick registration form and e-mail it to blankethearts@gmail.com with the details of your event, including who is hosting the event and how many blankets you hope to make.
  • OBTAIN. Purchase the necessary fabric and supplies using funds from donations, sponsorships, or fundraising.
  • PROMOTE. Use social media to post live updates and pictures from your event. Be sure to tag your posts: #blankethearts #BlanketAmericaWithLove
  • GIVE BACK. Deliver your lovingly prepared, hand-crafted blankets to those in need in your community, including area hospitals, senior centers, veterans groups, and social service organizations.

’No-Sew’ Blanket Event Toolkit

We are so excited you will be taking part in National Blanket Hearts Day. We’ve developed several resources to help make your event a success – everything from event-planning guides to printable templates!

  • Fact Sheet (PDF) – Learn more about National Blanket Hearts Day.
  • Event Planning Guide (PDF) – A week-by-week checklist to help you plan and host a successful blanket event, plus helpful tips from the experts.
  • Supply List (PDF) – A list of everything you will need to host your event, plus tips on where to purchase.
  • Fabric Templates (PDF) – Helpful guides to use for cutting the fabric.
  • Blanket Heart Tags – A personalized tag to attach to each blanket to show the recipient it was made as part of National Blanket Hearts Day.
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  • How to Make a ‘No-Sew’ Blanket – A step-by-step guide to making a ‘no-sew’ blanket.
    Instructions Guide

May you feel the love of the community wrapping their arms around you saying, WE LOVE YOU! God bless.

Registration Form

Interested in participating in National Blanket Hearts Day? If so, let us know. Please fill out this form, and someone from Blanket Hearts will contact you to help you get started!

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