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Christmas Shopping in August
fundraiser ends tomorrow!

Choose gifts for family and friends (or treat yourself!) from our selection of handmade items, like this birthday placemat, from $5 to $75. Ends at 9 pm on Friday.
Our goal for 2021
Blankets for 25,000 Children in Foster Care

Together we can do it, one blanket at a time!

My Very Own Blanket is brings blankets of love, comfort and hope to children in foster care. Here is how you can help us do just that, like the Worthington Christian High School girls soccer team in the photo.

  • Order blanket kits online. Pick up inside our workshop Monday - Friday, 9 am to Noon, or use our 24-hour curbside bin just outside the workshop.

  • Drop off your finished blankets in the 24-hour curbside bin outside our workshop..

  • Not in Central Ohio? Sponsor our "no-sew" blanket kits online to have them sent to you. We will help you contact your local children's services to deliver to kids in care in your area!
Former foster youth have a place to call home -- and a new blanket
MVOB has provided 55 blankets so far to former foster youth, like Ka'Marr shown here with Jessica, who are moving into the Columbus Scholar House III, affordable housing for youth who have aged out of the foster care system and are pursuing full-time higher education.  Read more
Click the photo at right to see a video from ABC6 TV of Ka’Marr, now attending Columbus State, talking about his journey, goals, and what it means to have a place to call home.
Blanket comforts traumatized child in Alabama

A five-year-old boy in Alabama recently received one of our blankets on a traumatic day when he desperately needed some comfort. We want to share his story as told by Valencia, the Program Manager with the Office of Foster Care for the State of Alabama, in a virtual conversation with Jessica Rudolph. At left is the photo that Valencia sent us, taken on the day the blanket was given.
See and hear a recording of that remarkable conversation, held via Zoom. Enter passcode OyG8uAX= when requested. 
Do you advocate for children in foster care?
If you are a caseworker or advocate for children in foster care anywhere in the U.S., we would love to provide blankets that you can share with kids who could use something to hold onto. Just tell us how many you need. 614-530-3327 or
Family's story leads grandmother to MVOB
We met Sharon recently when she visited the workshop to make a donation. When Jessica asked how she heard about MVOB, Sharon told us this story and said we can share it with you:
Several years ago, after Sharon’s daughter passed away, her four teenage children were placed in foster care.  Read more
Blanket Angel Snapshots
Theresa, Connor & William have made blankets for us for a long time. They made one blanket a day in December 2020, bringing their total to almost 50!
We took this fun photo of several faithful Blanket Angels from St. Luke Lutheran Church delivering 51 more blankets early in August. We're very grateful for their continued support.
Worthington Presbyterian Church once again sponsored 50 “no-sew” fleece blanket kits to change the lives of children in care at their Mission Palooza! 
More Virtual Fundraising Events
Coming Your Way

Watch for these virtual events happening later this year!

·  October - Peer-to-peer “Tag, you’re it!” blanket challenge
·  Oct. large quilt raffle. Buy & sell tickets. Drawing 10/29 
·  Nov. virtual auction – quilts, children’s panels, holiday décor
Easy ways to give while you shop
Amazon Smile. Purchase with purpose. Amazon donates to MVOB when you shop at
Kroger Community Rewards
Shop with your Plus Card to earn donations for MVOB. Enroll here. Our account: CG546.
National Headquarters Blanket Workshop Hours
Monday to Friday: 9:00 am - Noon
Drop off your donation of finished blankets at any time in the brown donation bin in front of our
Blanket Workshop at 407 W. Main Street, Westerville, Ohio 43081
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Many thanks to our shipping partners at United Health Care Community Plan