Blanket Hugs Foundation

Patient Leader

Blanket Hugs is a 501c3 non profit organization dedicated to bringing awareness and comfort to kids fighting life altering illnesses. Blanket Hugs was created (almost 3 years ago on June 13) by McKenna Rodriguez, a chronic illnesses warrior herself. They create custom blankets and packages for kids all across the country and even internationally. She visits kids at Phoenix Children’s and Banner Pediatrics all the time. She has also brought numerous holidays to kids inpatient. She has created a safe amazing online platform for the chronic illness community not only in AZ but all across the world.


Goodyear, AZ


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McKenna helps kids with all sorts of illnesses by advocating and putting together custom blankets and packages. Meeting kids at local children’s hospitals and sending all over the country.

McKenna, who is a chronic fighter herself, helps wnd advocates for other chronic illness fighters by sending custom blankets and huge packages to warrior kids. Wether by visiting kids at Phoenix Childrens or by sending them all across the country.  — McKenna

Blanket Hugs Foundation

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