For Immediate Release
Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Scott McLarty,
Pat LaMarche,

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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