Action Tips: Create a Blanket for a Soldier


The Blankets of Hope team creates unique, handmade blankets to send hope, support and gratitude to America's wounded and veterans. Used on hospital beds, wheelchairs, and transport litters on medevac flights, Blankets of Hope bring the message that each servicemember is loved and not forgotten.

Why does it matter?

Wounded soldiers are quickly evacuated from the battlefield, leaving behind their clothing, personal equipment, and their brothers in arms. During this time of pain and upheaval, the Blanket of Hope provides warmth and comfort for the wounded soldier. Most importantly, it shows the soldier that someone cares about him and is thinking and praying for him at that very moment. This is very powerful for a wounded hero... the knowledge that someone cares.

There are several ways you can help:

  • Can you sew? Join the Sewing Team.
  • Complete a no-sew Blanket of Hope. This is a great project for kids, or people who don't sew!
  • Sew, knit or crochet a blanket, using your own design.
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