Our goal for 2012 was 900 scarves. In the end, 1,705 arrived at our door!Scarves were received from 38 US states, and 31 South DakotacommunitiesAK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO,NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI,WYAberdeen, Big Stone City, Brandon, Bryant, Burbank, Clark, Corsica,Custer, Dell Rapids, Flandreau, Henry, Hill City, Huron, Lead, Madison,Mitchell, Mt Vernon, Parker, Pierre, Plankinton, Rapid City, Redfield,Renner, Sioux Falls, Sturgis, Vermillion, Wagner, Watertown, Wentworth,Worthing, and Yankton.Scarves were distributed to athletes, coaches, volunteers, and supportersduring our State Special Olympics Basketball Tournament held in Yankton,SD on March 9 & 10, 2012.
On behalf of Special Olympics South Dakota, THANK YOU for your contribution to the 2012 Special Olympics USA Scarf Project. We know each and every scarf has been handmade with love, encouragement and generosity.They will be cherished by one and all!
A huge THANK YOU to all crochetersand knitters from across the state andnation who carefully crafted thesescarves with skill and love. You havetouched us with your kindness andgenerosity and we are grateful for yoursupport!Look for information regarding the 2013 Scarf Project to be coming soon.