A Brief History
March of the Blanketeers has a historic name. In 1817, spinners and weavers marched through the streets of Manchester, England. They were boycotting the new tariffs put by their Prince on imported cotton.
In November of 2012, just days after Hurricane Sandy, which hit Long Island, NY; March of the Blanketeers was born! March of the Blanketeers' Founder, Samantha DeMato, created this fantastic cause knowing that every hospitalized child, and teen no matter what age needs a friend during a traumatizing time in their life, such as a blanket, hat, bear, or card.