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A crew of Deer Park area women helped out with the blanket project on Saturday. The group completed 130 blankets during the day.

Project nets 130 blankets for kids

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The second annual "HUGS 4-U" was conducted at the Deer Park/Cylon Community Center on Saturday.

The ladies who attended ended up sewing 130 blankets that day. The blankets will be sent to the Children's Hospitals of Minnesota.

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Organizers said the project is aimed at helping put a smile on a sick child's face.

Local donors helped make the project possible by purchasing the necessary fabric.

"Thanks again to everyone for all their wonderful support," said organizer Deb Brantner.

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