Due to how successful this event was last year I wanted to do it again and hopefully see even a bigger turn out. This is a great event to get children involved in the community and give back to those less fortunate.
Last year we made over 1,000 sandwiches!
Winter 2010 will be entering the 12th year of this blanket drive for the homeless. Blankets and other warm items will be collected during the winter and donated to homeless men, women and children. This is the best time to clean out those closets of old items and give them to those who could really use them.
Even One Blanket Could Make a Difference!
We have partnered with Principal Jennifer Kimpson and Fletcher Community Elementary School in Aurora, Colorado to help provide Thanksgiving Dinner Kits for their families.
Out of 336 Students 93.5% are on Free/Reduced Lunch Status.
12/25/2017 - Channel 7 News
The holidays should be a time for families to focus on one another, and not worrying about putting food on the table.
7Everyday Hero Danny Felipe Morales is making that happen.
12/18/2012 - Newsroom - University Communications
"The Joy of Knowing that People are Giving Back"
Blanket drives aren't just warm for the recipients of the donations. They're pretty warming for the people who organize the efforts, too. (Read More)
12/15/2011 - Mayor Hancock
"2011 Holiday Greeting"
Danny Felipe-Morales and the Annual Blanket Drive was mentioned in the Mayor's Season's Greeting to Denver.
Winter 2010 - Integrated University Communications
Danny Felipe-Morales sent an email to friends and co-workers that stated simply, “I am putting together the 3rd annual Blanket Drive for the Homeless and would like to invite you to participate this year in attempting to break last year’s mark of 142 blankets. (Read More)