This is a little bit about why she's doing it....
"About two years ago a friend of mine made me a small lap quilt (pictured above). I've slept with this quilt just about every night since I received it. We're like Linus and his blanket. It gives me comfort and it helps keep me warm. If I've had a not so great day I can ball up underneath and the world disappears. It's the one constant in all the changes that take place every day.
I want to share this comfort with kids in need. Foster kids who pass from house to house, sick kids in the hospital who long for the comfort of home, kids who have little or nothing because that's just the hand they've been dealt. I want to give them something that is just for them, that will bring them comfort and warmth.
Why a handmade quilt and not just any old blanket from the store you ask? A lot of time and care goes into making a blanket. Each blanket like each kid is unique. A handmade blanket is their own and no other kid will have one just like it. A handmade blanket shows a kid that someone cared enough to do something just for them."
You can pledge all different amounts. And every little bit helps. Please go over and check it out and help a kid get a homemade quilt of their own.