For Immediate Release
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Dec. 21: 1,000 handmade blankets for the Homeless #MemorialBlanket Project on display on the West Lawn of the Capitol in DC
When: Noon to 9 pm on Wednesday, Dec. 21
Where: West Lawn of the Capitol in Washington DC
What: 1,000 creative and colorful handmade blankets laid out on the lawn, organized by the Homeless Memorial Blanket Project
• The crocheted, knitted, and quilted blankets have been donated by blanket makers in every state and territory in the US, many of whom will be at the display.
• After the display, the blankets will be distributed to families and individuals in dire need during the winter.
• Blanket makers call on Congress to provide housing for people experiencing homelessness.
• News media and photographers invited
Homeless Memorial Blanket Project
Press release: December 19, 2022
Facebook page with photos and videos
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