Thank you!

In November, December (2015) & January(2016), 352 new and used blankets were collected for those in need.

blankets 352THANKS TO:

  • volunteers Farley Berholz, Gayle Claris, Ruth Murphy, Kim Solomon, Rosemary Waldorf, Marla Benton and Susan Reda for collecting and delivering blankets.
  • these businesses which served as drop off locations:
  • Bean & Barrel – Governor’s Village
  • Chapel Hill Carrboro Chamber of Commerce – Estes Drive, Chapel Hill
  • Extraordinary Ventures – Elliott Road, Chapel Hill
  • Fitch Lumber – Greensboro Street, Carrboro
  • Johnny’s Gone Fishin’ – Main Street, Carrboro
  • Seymore Center, Homestead Road, Chapel Hill
  • UNC Wellness Center – Sprunt Street, Meadowmont Drive
  • WCHL – off Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill
  • women in the the AKA sorority brought in 150 of the total by reaching out to their churches
  • Alex Reda’s lacrosse team for making blanket collection a special team project
  • Carol Richard’s tennis team for doing the same
  • WCHL for serving as a media partner in the project

Since the start of Blanket Orange County in 2004, 3,010 blankets have been collected and distributed.


Volunteers – on the right – Gayle Claris, Susan Reda & Kim Solomon; on the left – Jan Bolick, Farley Bernholz & Ruth Murphy; not pictured – Rosemary Waldorf & Marla Benton

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