Solano County

Project Linus announces dropoff locations

By From page A3 | February 24, 2014

FAIRFIELD — The local chapter of Project Linus recently announced locations where residents can donate blankets for children in need.

Laura Proctor, of the Solano County Chapter, said donors may visit Pieces of Time, 750 Texas St., in Fairfield and Hancock Fabrics, 952 Admiral Callaghan Way, in Vallejo.

Pieces of Time is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Hancock Fabrics, a longtime supporter of Project Linus, is open from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. To donate in Vacaville, call 447-2424.

Members of Project Linus Solano County make blankets that are distributed to local children by multiple agencies and nonprofits. The group meets once a month at Church of the Epiphany, 300 West St., in Vacaville. Last month, the chapter collected 161 blankets and distributed 145. Since 2009, the group has donated 6,073 blankets. Its next meeting is from 1 to 4 p.m. March 9.

Reach Adrienne Harris at 427-6956 or [email protected] Follow her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/aharrisdr.

Adrienne Harris

Adrienne Harris

Adrienne joined the Daily Republic in September 2009. She earned her journalism degree at the University of Florida in 2005 and has worked at newspapers in Fort Pierce, Fla.; Las Cruces, N.M.; and El Paso, Texas.

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