Current Needs

made with love, brochure and afghan images
Warm Up America! accepts 7"x 9" knit/crochet sections, finished afghans and accessories year-round. However, we often have specific needs that require help from our incredible volunteers. Visit this page for updated information on the best way you can help us spread warmth around the country.

Made with Love Event

Our 3rd Annual Made with Love event is getting close! In January, Warm Up America! and the Carrollton Police Department will be charity bombing areas around the Warm Up America! home office in Carrollton, TX with hats and scarves. We are collecting all sizes of hats and scarves (child and adult.) Note: The hats and scarves do not have to match and you can send in only hats or only scarves or hats and scarves. It's up to you! Thank you for your donation to this wonderful event!

Address: 

Warm Up America
Attn: Made with Love
3740 N. Josey Lane, Suite 102
Carrollton, TX 75007

Morehead State University’s Build-A-Bed Campaign

Warm Up America! needs 200 adult-size afghans (63" x 49") for Morehead State University’s Build-A-Bed campaign. This organization builds beds for children in need in Eastern Kentucky. Warm Up America! provides the blankets for this event and we need your help to fulfill this need. Please send the finished afghans to the WUA! home office before February 28, 2017. Thank you for your support and spread the word!

Address: 

Warm Up America!
℅ Build-A-Bed
3740 N. Josey Lane
Suite 102
Carrollton, TX 75007

Parkland Hospital

We are continuing our partnership with Parkland Hospital and need help collecting baby blanket donations (40" x 40").

Parkland also welcomes knitted or crocheted blankets, scarves and hats in all sizes for adult patients as well.

Address: 

Warm Up America
Attn: Parkland
3740 N. Josey Lane, Suite 102
Carrollton, TX 75007


Instructions

Mail your donations to the following address, and please write Attn: Parkland Hospital, etc. so we know where to send your donation.

Address

Warm Up America!
3740 N. Josey Lane, Suite 102
Carrollton, TX 75007


For more information download our printable brochure.


Approximate number of sections  it takes to make a blanket

NOTE: If it is possible for you to make an entire afghan, it is not necessary to create individual sections. Any stitch is acceptable. Washable yarn recommended

Type of Afghan Number of Squares Complete Size
Baby 20 36" x 35"
Lap 25 45" x 35"
Child 36 54" x 42"
Adult 49 63" x 49"