LEARN HOW! MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
We are an all volunteer, national, non-profit organization making and distributing homemade blankets to children born HIV+, drug-addicted, infected with AIDS or other chronic & terminal illnesses, those who are abused, in foster care or experiencing trauma of any kind. Our recipients are from 0-18.Share
Comcast Cares Day April 25 - SIGN UP NOW for Portland, OR event at Raleigh Hills K-8.
Every volunteer earns Binky Patrol $17. You can join the fun here in Portland, OR
MLK 2015 Day of Service: Was a hit!
Susan Finch broadcasted live and daring corporations to NEEDLE their competition by challenging them to volunteer as a company. What a great way for charities to benefit! See how it's done at our Bink-A-Thon in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This event is sponsored by The Sales Lead Management Association & Leadspace
This is how we do it at our Bink-A-Thon events in Portland, Oregon. Lots of steps, and lots of opportunities for all ages to be involves. I will say having a GREAT power supply is VERY helpful.
Click the image at left to see the details.
Applique fans, there are a ton of resources out there. Some cost more than budgets allow.
Ernalee Munday offers her solution.
Two ideas to do with fabric markers and Sharpies - great for events.
You will need FABRIC MARKERS, SHARPIES, cardboard or old mat board (optional), masking tape - the brown kind or blue removable, scissors, coffee cans, rubber bands and a spray bottle with denatured alcohol & water mixed. REALLY!
Kids, teens, adults find themselves needing community service hours from time to time. This can be for school, a service organization, referral by a local judge - it doesn't matter. We look at it as an opportunity to expose an unlikely volunteer to Binky Patrol, and show them how easy it can be to make a difference AND meet community service requirements.
We spend the time talking to existing chapter leaders, and a new one to get both sides of this story of what it takes to start and run a chapter. Hear some stories from Binky Patrol's beginnings - Oprah, Family Circle, St. John Knits, Disney and more!
Easy instructions for making fleece blankets.
This Tutorial will get you started on crocheted edging on a blanket for your local chapter! Enjoy!
Learn how easy it can be to have a Bink-A-Thon. We have it all planned out with ideas based on 15 years' experience. It's fun and can be easy with a team!
This article is in answer to a many emails from people who say they want to help make blankets, but don't know how to donate them, where to send them, etc. Please read this article to get these answers.
A binky is a homemade blanket that can be sewn, knitted, crocheted or quilted. They range in size from 3 feet square up to twin bed size. (Sometimes we get requests for smaller binkies, 2' x 2' for our little Preemie babies, stroller size and our Binky Angels.)
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