Mother’s Day Gift Idea: “A Blanket of Love”
for Mom on Mother's Day from OBOL
Los Angeles, CA, May 11, 2012 — Operation Blankets of Love (OBOL has come up with a unique
special gift for Mom on Mother’s Day, Sunday, which will also bring love and
comfort to homeless
confident that your Mom would love a special surprise gift/tribute card instead
said Founder Eileen Smulson, Operation Blankets of Love (OBOL),which provides aid and comfort to
homeless animals in shelters, rescue groups, wildlife and farm sanctuaries. The 501c nonprofit also
teaches humane education in schools.
Smulson notes that there are two gift cards: an In Honor Gift card, where you honor someone who
has touched your life or a companion animal.
You can send a card for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings or any occasion. Mother’s Day is perfect,”
In Memory Gift card, “where you remember family, friends and pets by making a gift in their
memory,” Smulson said, “Celebrate a life while saving one." She also noted that each card is
and handwritten. “Send one for Mother's Day, Father's Day or
In lieu of gifts or flowers make a monetary donation to OBOL.”
today by calling (818) 402-6586. Visit the website at
Consumers are expected to spend an average of $152.52 on
gifts for Mother's Day: up eight percent
from last year, according to a survey by the National Retail Federation. In total, we're expected to spend a
total $18.6 billion on Mother'sDay presents, according to the NRF. (USA Today.)
collected and distributed more than 600,000 items, providing in excess of $1 million in provisions for
homeless animals. The charitable organization has been awarded and has distributed 10,000 pounds
of dog and cat food to rescues in one day.
special like Mom or a special pet and you will feel good about helping to save homeless animals' lives,”
To volunteer for OBOL visit: www.operationblanketsoflove.org.