Nationwide employees in 5 states make blankets together
Thirty-four people from Nationwide’s Property & Casualty Compliance team in five locations in Des Moines, Iowa; Scottsdale, Arizona; Brea, California; and San Antonio, Texas participated in this year’s Day of Caring.
After the Day of Caring was over, we were glad to hear and receive the photos above from Nationwide's Gretchen Collins, one of the day's organizers:
"Each year the Nationwide team works to coordinate volunteer experiences for each location. It’s hard to coordinate across multiple locations, but your process made it very easy. From blanket pickup, instruction sheets, cutting templates, and name tags, this was a smooth experience. Thank you for caring for some of the most vulnerable in our society!"
Many thanks to the Nationwide team for providing handmade blankets for children in foster care in Iowa, Arizona, California and Texas. We are thrilled that, through an expanding network of volunteers, My Very Own Blanket can help provide love and comfort to children in foster care in places far from Central Ohio!
Donna, pictured below, made 26 blankets while staying with her husband in the hospital after a stroke. He was hospitalized for a month. Her daughter, Mary, donated the blankets to Warren County Children Services. They hope to make more as a family in the future!
Residents of the Pines at Glenwood tied 45 blankets for National Assisted Living Week to be donated to My Very Own Blanket, which donates the blankets to children in foster care.
The residents' goal next time is 60 blankets! #GlenwoodFamily #AbundantAging
Thank you to these blanket angels!