2016 Results, Sponsors & Volunteers
In December 2016, 175 blankets were collected for those in need.
- volunteers Farley Berholz, Gayle Claris, Nicki Morse, Ruth Murphy, Kim Solomon, Rosemary Waldorf and Susan Reda for collecting and delivering blankets
- these businesses which served as drop off locations:
- Chapel Hill Carrboro Chamber of Commerce – Estes Drive, Chapel Hill
- Chapel Hill Carrboro YMCA – Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill
- Fitch Lumber – Greensboro Street, Carrboro
- UNC Wellness Center – Sprunt Street, Chapel Hill
- University Place – Estes Drive, Chapel Hill
- WCHL – University Place, Chapel Hill
- women in the the AKA sorority brought in 70 of the total by reaching out to their churches
- WCHL and Chapelboro.com for serving as a media partner in the project
Since the start of Blanket Orange County in 2004, 3,160 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 & Nicki Morse