The [Successful] Journey of F4FF

If you have seen all of the re-tweets for @fvhsF4FF then you probably already know about our project to provide handmade/sewn fleece blankets to shelter pets at the NKLA Adoption Center. Check out the post below that I wrote for our project website to learn more about our journey from our inspiration to our delivery and our plans for the future. Thank you for your support and let’s help to “Save Them All”!

Fleece For Furry Friends

Background


Although our project originally began as a result of our Sophomore “Feed A Need: Innovation Project”, the idea was originally inspired by my second visit to the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah. During our visit, we volunteered in the dog area, Dogtown, and by the end of our shift we had decided to do a “sleepover” with one of the dogs. This dog was named Toofers and he was an older “kitchen dog”. As soon as we checked him out and took him back to our cottage on the sanctuary property, he instantly curled up on a blue blanket that they had given us in order to take a nap. So, when the opportunity arose, I immediately thought about how great it would be if other shelter animals could have the comfort of a warm blanket to curl up on and make their wait for a permanent…

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