In an effort to make the greatest impact with our Blanket Sunday offering, Redeemer has consulted with a national blanket expert.
Question: How many blankets does it take to make a difference?
Answer: Just one, but it needs to be given with love.
Question: Charlie Brown has always stated that, “Happiness is a warm puppy”. If that is so, what is a blanket?
Answer: For many, a blanket is a multi-purpose tool for survival. Not only is it a source of warmth but it can become a makeshift roof or wall, a surface to sit or sleep upon, a source of comfort, a wrap, a cape or even a fort!
Question: Based on the fact that we often take blankets for granted, how would you advise people to proceed?
Answer: Blanket Sunday is February 24th! Your donation in any amount can help “Spread the Love” by purchasing blankets for disaster relief and local shelters that serve homeless individuals and families.
To donate, please:
-Indicate “Blankets” on your check or envelope, or
-Go to: www.myredeemer.church
Look under the finance tab to make a one-time electronic funds transfer
-Use text-to-give by texting 517-731-0518. Indicate the donation amount
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Conclusion: Experts agree that your contribution on Blanket Sunday can go a long way to assure that people who need warmth, comfort or assistance can receive a blanket.