Published: December 21, 2011
The Youngstown area chapter of Project Linus has received a $1,000 grant from The Hope Foundation of Mahoning Valley, whose mission is the furtherance of charitable support and volunteer services for chronically and terminally ill children. Project Linus volunteers throughout the U.S. make new blankets for seriously ill and traumatized children. The local group meets every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tod Avenue Methodist Church in Warren. For more information on Project Linus call Pat DeAscentis at 330-758-7888. Shown taking advantage of Black Friday sales at Jo-Ann Fabrics in Niles are, from left to right, Shirley Giesy, Pat DeAscentis and Phyllis Abruzzi of Project Linus and Anthony Spano of The Hope Foundation.