Thank you to all those individuals who purchased Blankets+ to benefit a special mission opportunity through the World Church Service.
Rochelle H. honoring her beloved and caring church community.
Rochelle H. in memory of her beloved parents: Shelley & Luther.
Margaret R. in memory of her mama, who loved Blanket Sunday.
Marjorie R. in honor of Dorothy R.
Beth W. in memory of Robert S., Frank T, Lois T and Gladys C.
Dorothy C in memory of father, Washington C. and her mother Mary W.
Gerry W. in honor of all our Old First fathers.
Meliani M. in memory of her grandmother.
Nancy D. in memory of Bill & Lillian W.
Suzanne C. & Dan B., Warren & Meg in memory of David B.
Alice R. in memory of Dominic & Dolores R.
Some 8,000 congregations and groups across the U.S. hold CWS Blankets+ events, providing funds to help people in need around the world.
For over 60 years, CWS has worked in partnership with local communities to identify their needs and access the resources they need to build the foundation for a more viable future, including:
-Blankets, tents, food and other emergency supplies in the wake of a disaster
-Tools and seeds for refugees returning home to replant their fields
-Wells for families living in drought prone areas to provide clean, safe water to drink and to irrigate crops and gardens
-Literacy training and microcredit for women struggling to realize their potential.