​VSF Sakhi Blanket Drive

  • Date:  Sunday, Dec 13, 2020

  • Time: 3pm - 5pm 

  • How: Zoom (Meeting ID: 860 5980 7046 Passcode: 701912 )

  • Dress Code: Fall Colors - Yellow/Orange

  • Things to keep Ready: Sharp scissors,ruler,  Fleece material (details below)

  • Sign up at this link 

Background:

 

VSF Sakhi has been doing this for 6 years. This tradition simply started in 2013 with few Sakhi’s gathering and donating 20 blankets to Project Linus . Now It has grown to making 75 blankets and in two locations from past few years. 

 

Let’s all come together once again and continue this holiday tradition and this year when need is more than ever!!

 

Event Description:

 

Make a fleece no-sew blanket and donate it to Project Linus San Jose(Bay area chapter of a National Non Profit Organization Linus) that collects and distributes blankets to hospitals etc.

 

Blanket Making Details: 

 

There are many styles to make these blankets. One of the most popular and simple styles is a single-layer and no-sew fleece blanket. But feel free to be creative and opt for any style.

 

Here is the site: http://sjlinus.org/

Blanket Buying Details:

 

  • Printed fleece like floral, animals, sports etc to be fun for Kids (NO plain colors, please)

  • 1 Blanket - 1.5 or 2 yards of fleece material 

  • Places to buy:

    • Walmart

    • Amazon

    • Joann Fabric

  • Example Links: link1, link2, link3, link4

 

Blanket Donation Instructions:

 

  • Please drop off the blankets at any of following address; 
    staple a note with ‘VSF’ on each of the blanket

  • Fremont: Joann Fabrics 
    43435 Boscell Rd, Fremont, CA 94538

  • Sunnyvale/Cupertino : Joann Fabrics 
    19765 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014

  • Evergreen, San Jose : 
    Anitha - 408-624-7272
    San Jose CA 95148

  • Dublin: Joann Fabrics
    7177 Amador Plaza Rd, Dublin

 

Questions:

Chitra -  650-867-7528

Prasanna - 510-378-9858

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