Freedom From Pain Blanket Project

Hi everyone,

Arianne here,

This is a fundraiser to create the FREEDOM FROM PAIN blanket project. This is being done in order to be a tangible representation of the lives that have been touched by having needed medicines taken away. Included in this blanket will be squares for those who have tragically lost their lives due to this injustice will have special squares made.

If you or someone you love has been affected and would like a square to be made and included in the blanket project, please leave initials with year of birth for each square in the comment section. This is to preserve  anonymity but will help me keep track and avoid duplicating squares that are made. I'm suggesting a $5 dollar donation per square but you are free to donate as you are able.

Any donation over 5 dollars will be used to make squares for those who can't afford to donate and toward making the project happen.

My intention is to have this blanket travel with our pain advocates when they address our Representatives if possible, as a tangible and visual representation of all of us in the pain community who are having our lives destroyed by the current approach to the 'opioid crisis'. We deserve to be seen and heard.

I am located on the West Coast but I am networking with people all over the country to try to affect change through E Advocacv, contacting our government representatives, and raising awareness through social media in the community. The monies collected for the fundraiser will be used to buy supplies for blankets and plaques, cover costs, and help supplement for time dedicated to the project. Proceeds will also be used to donate and help advocacy groups when possible.

Your help will be appreciated in this endeavor. Every square is made with love. Each square takes about 30 minutes to make from start to finish, and bringing awareness to the plight of pain patients is paramount so that we don't lose any more people to this opiophobic insanity.

 

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $30 
    • 4 mos
  • Bonnie Waggoner 
    • $20 
    • 4 mos
  • Kathleen Mele 
    • $20 
    • 4 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 4 mos
  • Lisa Berger 
    • $10 
    • 4 mos
See all

Organizer

Arianne Grand-Gassaway 
Organizer
Mariposa, CA
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