Renos chats to Carolyn Steyn of 67 Blankets

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Tune in to Saturday's Role With Reno: O Rolos Tou Savattou Me Ton Reno, Saturday mornings on The New Pan Hellenic Voice - Greek Community Radio 1422MW from 8am to 11am
Tune in to Saturday’s Role With Reno: O Rolos Tou Savattou Me Ton Reno, Saturday mornings on The New Pan Hellenic Voice – Greek Community Radio 1422MW from 8am to 11am

On Saturday morning’s edition of Saturday’s Role With Reno, host Renos Spanoudes interviewed Carolyn Steyn about the 3rd birthday celebrations of 67 Blankets for Mandela Day and the massive blanket portrait being planned. 


67 Blankets for Mandela Day celebrates 3 years

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3 years ago, Carolyn Steyn was challenged to knit 67 blankets to donate to the poor and homeless on Mandela Day. A challenge to great for one person, Steyn created a facebook page appealing for people to assist with meeting the deadline, the response was overwhelming and the rest is history.

67 Blankets for Mandela Day smashed the Guinness World Record by laying over 3000 square metres of blankets on the lawns of the Union Buildings.
67 Blankets for Mandela Day smashed the Guinness World Record by laying over 3000 square metres of blankets on the lawns of the Union Buildings.

Three years later, the campaign has gone international, and to celebrate the third birthday of this campaign, thousands of blankets are to be knitted and combined to form a massive portrait. Renos chatted to Carolyn Steyn about the campaign and the birthday plans.

Listen to Renos’ interview with Carolyn Steyn here:


Tune in to Saturday’s Role With Reno: O Rolos Tou Savattou Me Ton Reno, Saturday mornings on The New Pan Hellenic Voice – Greek Community Radio 1422MW from 8am to 11am

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  1. This is so lovely and true .Carolyn a dreamer lady who dream to work very hard for others less fortunate herself .i love everything about 67 family

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