The blankets will be donated to our local children's hospital. They specialize in infants & children. They have the dauting task of helping those infants who have been abused, injured, and extremely ill. I have been giving them blankets.. 1-2 every other month for quite a long time, and they are deeply appreciative of the gifts.
When some of these babies come in they have nothing, and to have a blanket that is theirs be able to stay with them, gives them a sence of security.
The nursing staff is very carefull to make sure the blanket stays with that infant and they become very attached to it. The toddlers themselves are allowed to pick a blanket if there is a choice.
The procedures and medical testing that some go through is aided by having an item that is theirs.. and isn't taken away each time.
Thank you for asking..
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