UHS students seek donations to make blankets for dialysis patients

URBANA — Students at Urbana High School are seeking donations so they can make fleece blankets to give to patients at a local dialysis center.

Students hope to make 120 blankets for Champaign-Urbana Dialysis Center patients and are asking for donations of fleece and money to buy materials to make blankets.

Hospitals replacing baby blankets

Soft blankets might sound nice to keep newborn babies warm and cozy, but local hospitals say baby blankets have to go for safety's sake.

Group seeks help making blankets for children in South Africa

URBANA — If you can knit or crochet a 6-inch square, and have a little time to spare, you can help warm a needy child in South Africa.