With it getting warm out again, you might not think about donating blankets right now. However, they're important year round.

Blankets. As I sit here, I think about just how many blankets I have around my apartment, and I can't lie, I feel incredibly guilty about it. But I also feel inspired to donate some of the blankets I don't use or need.

Miss Carly's in Rockford does some amazing work for the community. A post was shared by Miss Carly's that is a big reminder that even though you might not think about donating blankets in the spring or summer, they're just as important as in the winter.

Last night I had to give a grown man who was sleeping outside a Paw Patrol sleeping bag that was too small for him. He...

Posted by Miss Carly's on Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Next time you hop on the couch and grab your favorite blanket, remember this story. And let it inspire you to donate.

The post shared by Miss Carly's also points out their clothings situation. They have A TON of clothes and cannot take any more. However, they need LEGGINGS!

Leggings are something they really need and are the only type of clothing they'll be able to accept right now. So instead of getting a bag of clothes together, grab an extra adult size blanket to drop off at Miss Carly's.

Miss Carly's is located at 1125 5th Ave. Rockford, IL 61104 and the hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 9 Am. - 7 Pm.


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