Project Linus is a volunteer non-profit organization with a two-fold mission:
1. First, it is our mission 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 and afghans, lovingly created by volunteer "blanketeers".
2. Second, it is our mission to provide a rewarding and fun service opportunity for interested individuals and groups in local communities, for the benefit of children.
One*n*Ten. serves LGBTQ youth in a variety of ways to “enhance their lives by providing empowering social and service programs that promote self‐expression, self‐acceptance, leadership development and healthy life choices.” One*n*Ten has requested twin sized quilts that would go to LGBTQ youth in need as part of their housing program.
Ask: 8" square strip block, one side low volume, other side colorful.
Quilts for Kids
Member Liaison: Bonnie B.
Ask: Lap quilts for children. All information on website, including pattern suggestions. Any quilts sized approx 38x42 are welcome.
Jewish Family and Children's Service of Arizona: A nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to strengthening the community through quality behavioral health and social services to children, families and adults.
What they'd like: Lap quilts (40" x 50/60") for Elderly Shut ins services by JFCS social workers; Small decorative quilts about 12" x 12" for distribution in holiday bags for same recipients. Miscellaneous handmade items for holiday bags.
They are a nonprofit organization, providing a broad spectrum of support services to help individuals and families in crisis.
Vulnerable families receive emergency help and life-changing programs for a new start – transforming their lives to become thriving members of the community. Their successes include employment, healthier lifestyles, high school diplomas / GEDs, college degrees, life skills and proud self-sufficiency.
A New Leaf is a recognized leader in crisis and family services with 30+ program sites Valley wide – from foster care to children's behavioral health services to financial literacy.