Senior Class Project Boosting TGGP in 2016-17

Jane Oberhauser and Genevieve Duflock are high school students in the Saratoga-Los Gatos National Charity League. Their class adopted The Grateful Garment Project as its senior class project for the 2016-2017 year. Jane and Genevieve wrote this post explaining why the class is supporting us, and what they will be doing throughout the year. You can meet the students […]


TGGP Ends a Banner Year, Welcomes the New Year by Shipping Nearly 2,300 Donated T-Shirts to Help Victims

Last week we said “farewell” to 2015 and “welcome” to 2016 by shipping nearly nearly 2,300 new t-shirts out to 95 California organizations that help sexual assault victims, as well as commercially sexually exploited children and human sexual trafficking victims. The t-shirts were donated by two San Francisco Bay Area companies, Greenlight Apparel and Reva Wear. “With […]


TGGP Receives Largest Grant Ever From Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

The Grateful Garment Project (TGGP) is excited to announce we received a $25,000 unsolicited grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation of Palo Alto, the largest grant ever received in the organization’s four-year history. The grant represents a significant contribution to helping California’s victims of sexual violence, including commercially sexually exploited children and human sexual […]


Heather Marlowe has Something to Say. Please Listen.

By Barbara Otto, VP – The Grateful Garment Project – September 11, 2014 In a room of 30 people, you might not notice Heather right off the bat. She isn’t extremely tall. Her hair isn’t pink or blue or purple. Her clothing isn’t overly flashy. She isn’t very young or very old. She’s the woman […]


Grateful for New Journey Helping Victims; Fundraiser This Saturday

By Pam Marino – 07/19/2012 A chance conversation with a complete stranger and a college assignment are propelling Lisa Blanchard on an unexpected trajectory as the leader of a fast growing all-volunteer organization that extends comfort and aid to sexual assault victims across the State of California. Thanks to The Grateful Garment Project, started by […]


Grateful Garments Project makes VMC so…well, grateful

Source: Valley Medical Center Foundation. Monday, March 14, 2011 Just last week, Lifelines was thrilled to report on a remarkable woman, Lisa J. Blanchard, and the Grateful Garments Project. What started as a class assignment at Notre Dame de Namur University has blossomed into a resounding success. Lisa has been busy raising money to purchase […]