When you think of something warm and comforting, many times you think of a soft, comfy blanket. The Linus Connection has been providing that warmth and support to children and adults in need for many years.
The Linus Connection is a Central Texas organization whose mission is to make and deliver handmade security blankets for children in crisis situations in our area. The blankets go to children in hospital emergency rooms, in crisis centers, in foster care, battered women’s shelters, to any child who is in need of a little extra security in their lives.
The Linus Connection has been providing blankets to The Settlement Home for a while now. Our kids love receiving them because they are each special and unique, just like our kids. This little bit of comfort is huge in their lives. Many of our children come to us with just a few belongings. When they arrive, they pick out their own blanket to keep forever. It’s a small, but impactful way to show we care. We appreciate the hard working volunteers at The Linus Connection who make those blankets for our kids!
The Linus Connection celebrated its 14th birthday and 9th annual challenge this weekend. They have made more than 53,000 blankets!
Here are pictures from The Linus Connection website of the event: