NAMPA, Idaho — Volunteers at Project Linus made over a hundred blankets for kids in need at a National Make a Blanket Day event.
Janet Walter, the chapter coordinator for the Linus Project, said that a blanket can be a major comfort for a child in a stressful situation.
"They may be in a traumatized situation, they're in the hospital and they're afraid...different surroundings that they aren't used to, some of them have been in a domestic abusive situation," Walter said. "So we give them a blanket that brings them comfort."
Since their establishment in 1998, the Boise chapter of the Linus Project has given blankets to at least 40,000 kids.