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