Frequently Asked Questions

What types of blankets do you accept?

We accept a variety of handmade blankets, quilts, and afghans made from washable and dryable fabrics (e.g., cotton, flannel, and fleece) and yarns.  Please note that ALL purchased blankets must have some sort of embellishment, border, or appliqué to make them acceptable as handmade blankets.

All donations are tax deductible as we are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, charitable organization.

Where can I donate my handmade blanket(s)?

We have the following two blanket drop-off locations as we know you may not be able to attend the monthly meetings but want to contribute your handmade items. 

Whenever you drop-off items, please make sure your handmade blankets or fabric are designated for Project Linus and include your contact information, so we can provide a gift in kind for your wonderful donation. 

What size and type of blankets are needed?   

We accept a wide-range of handmade blankets including crochet and knitted blankets, quilts, fleece throws, etc.  

Click here for a 1-page printable blanket standards document.

Do you accept fabric donations?

We will gladly accept most of your unwanted or excess fabric and yarn that is in good condition and free of dirt and debris.  

Check out the following photo album -- Blankets Made from Your Donated Fabric and Yarn -- to see what our amazing Blanketeers have done with fabric and yarn  donated to our local chapter.

Additional note: If interested in receiving a receipt for your taxes, please include your name, mailing address, and request for a gift in kind receipt along with your donation.

Do you accept monetary contributions?

Yes, please contact Karen Huffman, Coordinator of Project Linus of Charles County, via our Contact's page.

Do you support service projects?

Yes, we support a variety of service projects including high school, scouts, and more!  We can provide guidelines for blankets and service hour "credits." Please contact us for more information.