Recycle the Warmth Blanket Drive: January 29, 30 and 31, 2021

Thank you for supporting our Recycle the Warmth Blanket Drive. Although our event concluded last week, you can still drop off blankets at our stores and let the staff know they are for RTW. And for the next few days you may continue to donate online ($13.99 per blanket) right here.


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


See our interview on News3Now! Click on picture above.

Thanks to the donors, volunteers & sponsors who make our annual Recycle the Warmth Blanket Drive a success! 
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. For the next few days, you can still donate online here or drop off blankets at our stores. 

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 with clothing and/or furniture vouchers 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.

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

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., Ja

Participating Religious Congregations – Recycle the Warmth 2021:
Bin Drop-Offs
Christ the King, McFarland

Immaculate Heart of Mary, Monona
Our Lady Queen of Peace, Madison
Sacred Hearts, Sun Prairie
St. Bernard, Madison
St. Christopher, Verona
St. Dennis, Madison
St. Francis of Assisi, Belleville
St. Francis Xavier, Cross Plains
St. Peter, Madison

Collecting Virtual Donations Online
Heritage Congregational Church, Madison

Holy Redeemer Church, Madison
Lake Edge Lutheran, Madison
Salem UCC, Verona
St. John, Waunakee
St. Mary Westport, Westport
St. Patrick, Lodi

 

 

“It may be hard to visualize all those who benefited from receiving more than $2.6 million in assistance from us last year. But I invite you to stretch your imagination even further to see the good the Society of St. Vincent de Paul has done during the 90 years it has been at work here in Madison.”
- Ralph Middlecamp, Emeritus CEO & Executive Director