'Project Linus' making blankets Oct. 12

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

Make a Blanket Day to benefit Project Linus will be held on Oct. 12 at Jones Sewing Machine Company, 3410 N. Prospect Rd., Peoria.

The mission of Project Linus is to provide love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need through the gifts of new, handmade blankets crated by

 volunteer “blanketeers”.

Volunteers are invited to join in  on Oct. 12 anytime between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m..  Sewing machines and fabric squares are provided.  Fleece will be provided for those not wanting to sew.