Chambersburg Cold Weather Drop In Shelter & CandleHeart Ministries Distribute 200 Blankets

The Penn State Nittany Lions Blanket for a Blanket program benefits multiple local nonprofits with new donation blankets for those in need. With the Buy a Blanket, Give a Blanket incentive, for each blanket purchased a nonbranded blanket is given away. With A Purpose donated 200 blankets to Chambersburg Cold Weather Drop In Shelter and CandleHeart Ministries.


Chambersburg Cold Weather Drop Shelter celebrates its 10th anniversary of serving those in need during the winter months. This seasonal shelter offers a hot meal and a warm bed for men and women from December through April. Local churches/organizations and groups provide food each night while volunteers inform guests of housing opportunities and other available resources.

CandleHeart Ministries is a live-in recovery program in Chambersburg focused on helping individuals and families achieve healthy independence within their community. From Drug and Alcohol Counseling to Inner Healing Counseling, CandleHeart offers a variety of services working towards the wholeness of each person in their care. 

These faith-based organizations are creating visable change in their communities. Purchasers of the Blanket for a Blanket programs share in positively affecting the people they serve. Together we are all making a difference for those in need in Pennsylvania! 


CandleHeart paired this message with participants' blankets. 





Victoria Hawkins
Victoria Hawkins