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Join our recurring donors this Spring
Join our on-going efforts in April to bring love to kids living in foster care. We encourage you to become a recurring donor. Just $12/month provides handmade blankets for 12 children this year.

Click the link above, or try our Text2Give option. Text blanketsforkids to 243725 for a quick link to our donation page. Message and data rates may apply. SMS Terms & Conditions.
From your hands.. to My Stuff Bags.. to kids in foster care
Letter from Janeen Holmes, President/CEO, My Stuff Bags

Dear Jessica and Blanket Angels,

Today, some lonely children will be smiling for the first time in a long while, because of you.

Your generous contribution of beautiful blankets is helping the My Stuff Bags Foundation to provide new belongings, comfort and. hope to children rescued from terrible abuse and neglect, and we can’t thank you enough.

We are so grateful that you have chosen to join the My Stuff Bags Foundation in sending a message of concern to the tens of thousands of children in America who enter crisis shelters and foster care with nothing more than the clothes on their backs.

You, our Blanket Angels, provide blankets in Ohio and beyond
These are just a few of the Blanket Angels who provide MVOB blankets for children in foster care in Ohio and all over the U.S., through My Stuff Bags and in many other ways. We are grateful for every one!
While traveling to Ohio from West Virginia, Theresa stopped in to donate 21 blankets. She was inspired to make them by a co-worker who is fostering two boys, ages 5 and 9.
The "Quilting in the Morning Sun" group in Seven Mile, Ohio created 16 MVOB quilts, and group leader Rhonda delivered them to Wayne County, Indiana Family and Child Services early in April.
In January, Trinity Lutheran School in Madison, Nebraska created 20 blankets. Four students delivered the finished blankets to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. School secretary Shelley reported, “This event was a winner from start to finish! We hope to repeat this outreach again in the future!”
Please help us by making a blanket (quilt, knit/crochet or fleece) and giving it to the children in care near you.
Jeanne makes blankets with us in New Mexico, and she stopped at MVOB headquarters as she was visiting her daughters in town.

She picked fleece blanket kits to take with her and make with her grandsons in a hotel room in Boston as her two daughters were running the Boston marathon!

She will donate them in Las Cruces, New Mexico when she returns home.

We are so grateful for Jeanne and for everyone who helps us bring love, comfort and hope to children in foster care in their areas.
Our 2023 goal: Blankets for 35,000 Children in Foster Care

Together we can do it, one blanket at a time!

Join Columbus Gives Back at a blanket making event
Columbus Gives Back is a volunteering-focused non-profit organization whose mission is to provide social volunteer and philanthropic opportunities for young professionals and to create a culture of community engagement to connect people to central Ohio.

We are very pleased that CGB supports MVOB by organizing monthly blanket-making events. To learn more and volunteer with CGB, visit their website.
May 16, Tuesday, 6-8 pm, MVOB Workshop
June 7, Wednesday, 6-8 pm, Ohio Brewing
July 11, Tuesday, 6-8 pm, MVOB Workshop
August 9, Wednesday, 6-8 pm, Crooked Can Brewing
September 12, Tuesday, 6-8 pm, MVOB Workshop
October 11, Wednesday, 6-8 pm, Seventh Son
November 14, 6-8 pm, MVOB Workshop
December 6, 6-8 pm, Happy Hour TBA
Do you advocate for children in foster care?
If you are a caseworker or advocate for children in foster care, we would love to provide blankets that you can share with kids who could use something to hold onto. Questions?

Order online. Free blankets, free shipping, no paperwork.
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Shop with your Plus Card to earn donations for MVOB.
Enroll here. Our account: CG546.
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National Headquarters Blanket Workshop Hours
Monday to Friday: 9:00 am - Noon
Drop off your donation of finished blankets at any time in the brown donation bin in front of our Blanket Workshop at 407 W. Main Street, Westerville, Ohio 43081
Questions? Need information?

Many thanks to our shipping partners at United Health Care Community Plan