MemoBlankets on the West Lawn of the US Capitol
On Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, the Memorial Blanket Project came to fruition.
It’s been a week now and I’m still struggling with the words to express.
What words does one use to talk about what it means to have 1179 handmade blankets and quilts laid out on the West Lawn of the US Capitol to raise awareness about homelessness in the United States? These blankets came from 47 states and were all made with love by countless artisans. Volunteers from across the country showed up to help out and have been working on this project…