Angel Afghans are baby blankets that are delivered to local hospitals to give to parents who've suffered the loss of thier infant through miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant death. Angel Afghans are wrapped around infant angels when they are held by thier families for the brief time in shich they have to say hellos and good byes. The parents are then allowed to keep the afghan as a token of remembrance of thier baby. Just having something soft to hold is often fomforting. Many grieving parents are touched by the fact that people they have never met have cared enough to make something so beautiful and special for them and thier child.
Suggestions for making "Angel Afghans"
-- Please make all blankets in baby colors. Some of the ones that work best are pastel blue, mint green, white, or verigated baby colors.
-- The average size of an "Angel Afghan" is about 2 foot square but blankets are needed in every size from the tiny, preemy sized 12 X 12 inch all the way up to full size baby blankets.
-- Any extra spcial touches are welcome. This is what will make each "Angel Afghan" so unique and special.
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Angel Afghans State Chapters
New York Chapter
Pennsylvania (NE) Chapter
Texas (N. Houston) Chapter
Texas (S. Houston) Chapter
Virginia (North) Chapter
Virginia (South) Chapter
Donations may be sent to:
The Afghans for
158 Highland Blvd
Shepherdsville, KY 40165
Please include your name, address and email so we can send you a thank you!