Make A Blanket
(Project Linus, The York Region Chapter, Markham, no physical address, Provides blankets to children going through a crisis)

Position ID: V-NKT0273 Last Modified: 01 Oct 2013 Last Full Update: 01 Oct 2013
Opportunity Details
ContactErna Engel; Phone: 905-853-8990
DutiesWould you like to make a blanket for someone in need?  
Project Linus welcomes acrylic crocheted or knitted, polar fleece and quilted blankets in any pattern, any size up to 40'x60", and made of yarn that contains no wool fibers because of allergies. They must be machine washable and dry able. These can be dropped off ready made at any one the locations listed below. 
We are also looking for volunteers to assist with making blankets for Project Linus at our meetings. We also crochet blankets for non-profit senior homes. Patterns will be supplied along with lessons for beginners if needed! 
If you also have acrylic wool that you would like to donate, it would be most appreciated. 
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
LocationYork Region
Number of PositionsAurora: 10 individual(s) ; Georgina: 10 individual(s) ; Newmarket: 10 individual(s) ; Richmond Hill: 10 individual(s) ; Whitchurch-Stouffville: 10 individual(s) ; York Region: 10 individual(s) 
60 individual(s) needed in total. 
Blankets can be dropped off: 
In Aurora at the York Region District School Board office 
Souffville IDA Pharmacy at 6212 Main Street 
McConaghy Seniors Centre in Richmond Hill 
In Jackson's Point at Eustace Jacksons Pharmasave 
or in Pefferlaw at Julie Jenkins Quilts & cottons at 9593 Old Homestead Road.
Ages12 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Police CheckNot Required
Volunteer CategoriesCrafts ; Needlecraft-knit or crochet
Liability InsuranceNot Available
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Organization NameProject Linus, The York Region Chapter, Markham, no physical address, Provides blankets to children going through a crisis
Office Phone416-587-2960