This blanket drive is a humanitarian relief initiative sponsored by Team Happy Foundation (THF), New Orleans Healing Center, FEGS Health and Human Services, UJA-Federation of New York, Comfort Long Beach Initiative and Alpha Chi Omega – Zeta Psi Chapter.
Since December 2005, THF has delivered love in the form of more than 3,000 blankets to the victims of the Haiti Earthquake as well as to those impacted by Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Gustav.
Blankets will directly benefit children and families who live in Red Hook Brooklyn, Far Rockaway Queens and Long Beach Long Island.
Click here to watch the Blanket Brooklyn PSA by Ashley Hebert, Miss Louisiana International 2013.
New Orleans primary drop-off site: Sherwin Williams Paint Store, 734 South Carrollton Ave, 70118; Drop-off receiving times: 10AM to 7PM (Everyday).
Baton Rouge primary drop-off site: Sherwin Williams Paint Store, 5807 Siegen Lane, 70808; Drop-off receiving times: 10AM to 7PM (Everyday).
Blanket drive dates: November 7 to December 7.
We are only accepting new or gently used blankets.
Total Blankets Collected: 500
The THF Blanket Brooklyn Shipment (2 of 2) took place on November 22 and December 15. Call Katherine, THF Development Associate at 504-315-5084 with any questions. Thank you to all those who supported this initiative. Click here to view pictures.
Five ways you can support the Sandy blanket drive:
1. Start a small blanket drive among your friends. Print and cut this informational handout.
2. Drop off blankets to our primary site.
3. Donate funds to support transportation and delivery.
4. Share this website with your social network.
5. Buy a THF Emergency Blanket (via the Buy Now button) that we will deliver to NY Sandy victims.