Donate Blankets

Click here to help make a good night’s sleep with the 29th Annual Recycle the Warmth Blanket Drive: January 29-31, 2021.

SVdP Mad Guidestar gold gximage2Make sure it’s a warm winter…
by donating a clean, gently used blanket or purchasing a brand new one at any of the seven Dane County St. Vinny’s stores for Recycle the Warmth, the 29th annual blanket drive, January 29-31, 2021.

Can’t get out to buy a blanket? Donate online and with each gift of $13.99, we’ll buy a new blanket on your behalf. Click here for our blanket-drive donation page.

We’ve teamed up with News3Now, watch Recycle the Warmth video here

Thanks to the donors, volunteers & sponsors who make our annual Recycle the Warmth Blanket Drive a success! 

(Please scroll down for participating religious congregations that will be updated as we near the blanket drive)l

St. Vincent de Paul annually provides hundreds of needy people in Dane County with good-quality donated and new bedding. Area churches, our 7 Dane County St. Vincent de Paul thrift stores; News 3 Now/Channel 3000, and Mid-West Family Broadcasting radio stations are all supporting this annual blanket drive. 

When to donate: Friday-Sunday, January 29-31 (Weekend before Super Bowl as of right now)

What and where to donate and/or purchase:
-Fri.-Jan. 29-31 you can donate gently used blankets, quilts, and bedding at our 7 Dane County thrift stores
-Jan. 29-31 you can purchase blankets at 7 Dane County St. Vinny’s thrift stores for only $13.99 each (plus tax) and donate them right there at the counter
-Sat., Jan. 30 from 10 am – 2 pm drive-through drop-off event at our Service Center (2033 Fish Hatchery Road), please put blankets in a bag in your trunk and volunteers will pick them up as you drive through
-Make a monetary donation at the St. Vinny’s stores or click here to give online right now.

Where to drop off:
-7 Dane County St. Vinny’s store locations
-Our Service Center (2033 Fish Hatchery Road) on Sat., Jan. 30 from 10 am – 2 pm

What will St. Vinny’s do with blankets?
All the bedding we collect or purchase during the drive will be given away people with low incomes who request help setting up housekeeping from the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. St. Vincent de Paul members visit homes and provide vouchers to St. Vinny’s stores for essential furniture and household goods, as well as new airbeds that come with sheets and the blankets donors generously gave during Recycle the Warmth.

blanket stack cmyk transp istock w svdp madisonParticipating Religious Congregations – Recycle the Warmth 2021:

(This list, alphabetical by community, will be updated as the blanket drive approaches.)

St. Patrick, Albany

St. Francis of Assisi, Belleville

St. Francis Xavier, Cross Plains

Blessed Sacrament, Madison

First Congregational UCC, Madison

Holy Redeemer Church, Madison

Our Lady Queen of Peace, Madison

St. Bernard, Madison

St. Dennis, Madison

St. Maria Goretti, Madison

St. Patrick, Madison

St. Peter, Madison

St. Thomas Aquinas, Madison

Christ the King, McFarland

McFarland Lutheran Church, McFarland

Holy Wisdom Monastery, Middleton

Middleton Community Church, Middleton

St. Bernard, Middleton

Immaculate Heart of Mary, Monona

Holy Mother of Consolation, Oregon

Covenant Lutheran, Stoughton

Good Shepherd by the Lake, Stoughton

St. Ann, Stoughton

Sacred Hearts, Sun Prairie

St. Albert, Sun Prairie

Salem UCC, Verona

St. Christopher, Verona

St. Mary of the Lake, Westport

St. John the Baptist, Waunakee

St. Peter, Middleton

St. James Church, Madison

St. James School, Madison

St. Joseph, Madison

Lake Edge Lutheran, Madison

Lake Edge UCC, Madison

First United Methodist Church, Madison

Heritage Congregational Church, Madison


Covenant Presbyterian, Madison

First Baptist Church, Madison


Lake Edge United Church of Christ, Madison

St. Michael, Dane

St. Olaf, DeForest

St. Patrick, Lodi

St. Joseph, East Bristol

Pooh Bear Child Care, 290 Corporate Drive in Madison, also will serve as a collection point.

“I’m so happy to have this. All here have been so helpful to me. ... Chris really treated me with dignity and respect.”
- David, Charitable Pharmacy Patient