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FamilyLinks offers help to youth and families in crisis

June 30, 2010

It’s the last day of the month and with that bring us the final nominee for the June edition of Sweatshirt Blanket’s Spread Your Warmth campaign. We are pleased to present FamilyLinks, an organization that provides integrated family-centered services focused on behavioral, social and developmental health issues.

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FACES – The National Craniofacial Association

June 18, 2010

Our latest nominee in the June 2010 edition of the Spread Your Warmth campaign is FACES: The National Craniofacial Association. FACES is a non-profit organization serving children and adults throughout the United States with severe craniofacial deformities resulting from birth defects, injuries, or disease.

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The Spastic Paraplegia Foundation

June 17, 2010

It’s a double shot Thursday here at the Sweatshirt Blanket blog as we are trying to make up for our down time last week. Without further adieu with present to you our third June 2010 Spread Your Warmth nominee, the Spastic Paraplegia Foundation.

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The Keep On Keeping On Foundation

June 17, 2010

The next nominee for the June edition of Sweatshirt Blanket’s Spread Your Warmth campaign is the Keep On Keeping On Foundation. The Keep On Keeping On Team (TEAM KOKO) consists of a group of caring volunteers eager to make a difference in the Chicagoland Special Needs Community.

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Muscular Dystrophy Association

May 31, 2010

We hope you are enjoying your Memorial Day holiday and would like to offer our sincere thanks to the men and women of our armed forces for their service and sacrifice they have made for this country. As we remember those that served we bring to you our eleventh, and final, nominee for the the May edition of Sweatshirt Blanket’s Spread Your Warmth campaign.

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Love of Linda Cancer Fund

May 28, 2010

The ninth nominee for the May edition of Sweatshirt Blanket’s Spread Your Warmth campaign is the Love of Linda Cancer Fund. This organization is named after Linda Bickel Grassi who lost her battle with ovarian cancer in 1994 and her work and love continue through the Love of Linda Cancer Fund.

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PODS Angels connect families, develop advocates

May 26, 2010

The next nominee is the May edition of Sweatshirt Blanket’s Spread Your Warmth campaign is PODS Angels. PODS Angels, which stands for parents of down syndrome angels, is a non-profit support group organization for parents of down syndrome. PODS Angels began in 1998 after the the founders’ daughter was born with down syndrome.

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Fight SMA, Join Andy’s Army

May 4, 2010

While voting for April’s nominees is still in full swing we are marching on with our slate of May nominees. Our first nominee this month is Andy’s Army.

Andy’s Army was created in memory of Andrew Glenn Butler who was diagnosed with Type I Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) in March 2009.

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Alex’s Lemonade Stand

April 30, 2010

Our final nominee for April’s Spread Your Warmth campaign comes to us from my good friend, and fellow dad blogger, Steely Dad. I first found out about Alex’s Lemonade Stand from Steely’s post “If Life Gives You Cancer Make Lemonade” where he talked about how his family sponsored a lemonade stand last year.

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cranioKidsidaho has families covered

April 27, 2010

Our latest nominee in the Spread Your Warmth campaign is cranioKidsidaho. This organization was founded in 2009 by Kerrie Harris who faced challenges when her son, Micah, was born with metopic craniosynostosis.

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