It has been over 2 years now and as the anniversary came close I realized that I am not over it yet. I am not sure I ever will be "over it".
This is one daughter’s drive to help her hometown; it has grown well beyond my anything I could have imagined.
Blanket Brigade started out as
We are expanding to the needs of the people. I must ask that you, the wonderful donors of goods, expand with us. There is still a great need for blankets on the MS Gulf Coast but the people need even more than just blankets. With the start of the New Year I updated list of things that are needed.
If you can send only one item on the list, know that it will be greatly appreciated and you have helped a great deal. If you can afford to send more, then please do, as so many are in need.
blankets, quilts, throws, sleeping bags, etc. Click for the original “Blanket Brigade” start page
plastic, zippered mattress covers (queen & twin)
small electric heaters
sheets (queen & twin)
towels & wash cloths
dish towels & dish cloths
pots & pans
electric cookers (crock pots, grills, electric skillets, etc)
plates, bowls, glasses & cups
sealable plastic bins so thing can be stored outside
With my family through out Hancock, my sister working at
Donations can be mailed to my Sister & Brother-in-law:
Michael & Theresa Kirk
If you are going to be in the area, please let us know. Michael & Theresa enjoy meeting those who donate and having them help in the distribution process.
Financial donations and gift cards will be accepted to purchase items as needed, but not required or requested as I will not ask for people to send me money or gift cards and "trust" me. That is so lame. But if you don't want to personally mail items, Wal-Mart and many other stores do sell online and ship for you.
Only we can help the MS Gulf Coast, one day at a time.
former resident of
now living in NC because of work
Click on the blankets below to make a dedicated donation
(This option is only present because I was asked
Click on the CD below to hear partial tracks from or order the MGC Revival CD
You can here “The Blanket Brigade” to hear my story
Two thirds of the money paid goes to hurricane relief for the MS Gulf Coast.