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Blanket Day at Gloria Dei Church

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Saturday January 11, 2020 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
1133 Pfingsten. Northbrook,Ill 60062  (map)
  • Where do we meet?
    • In Northbrook at the Gloria Dei Church
    • park in either the front or back lot
  • What happens at Blanket Day?
    • Blankets go through several steps to prepare them for delivery to Chicagoland hospitals & agencies.
      • Triage process to make sure our guidelines are met
      • Labeling, checking for pins & needles, and bagging them
  • What is provided? 
    • Sewing needles, thread and scissors. Please leave yours at home!
    • Coffee, tea, and water.
  • What should you bring?
    • Finished blankets to donate
    • Your blanket project to work on
    • A sack lunch
    • Your sewing machine to sew on labels
  • How often do we meet?
    • The 2nd Saturday of odd numbered months -
      January, March, May, July, September, November.
  • Who should you contact?
    • RSVP to Judi Goldman 847-498-3987 Chicagolandlinus@gmail.com
      Penny Gidd 847-521-0672 Linuschicagoland@gmail.com
  • Additional things to know
    • Let us know if you'd like to use one of our sewing machines during the day
    • Treats are 'pot luck' so bring a treat if you want to share
    • Please bring a non-pershible food item to fill up Gloria Dei's Giving table.