MVOB blankets are now carried by some police officers in the Cincinnati area. Carol, our Blanket Angel Coordinator in the area, told us how it happened.
A couple of our blanket angels have talked with local police officers who are sometimes called to homes in the middle of the night for drug abuse and/or family violence and have to remove children from the home. Frequently the children, including babies, have no blankets and/or very little clothing on.
We thought it would be helpful if the officers had blankets to wrap around the children. When a social worker comes to take the child into foster care, the blanket could go with them. When we offered our blankets, we had a very positive response from the police, and we have supplied the Greenhills Police Department with 12 blankets.
This is a wonderful way to put a blanket in the hands of a child at a time of great need. Great job, Cincinnati Blanket Angels!
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