National Initiatives

Every year Linus campaign’s to provide unique National Initiatives to reach across the Nation and positively affect those children most in need. Through the combined efforts of all Linus branches Linus is able to tap into a powerful network of young professionals to reach new goals and have an exceptional impact on our local communities. Each year Linus strives to challenge its members with new initiatives and leverage our ambitions to surpass each previous years expectations. If you would like to get involved on a National level please reach out and contact us!

Night Night Linus

In coordination with Project Night Night, The Linus Foundation has teamed up to provide special care packages to homeless and transient children in shelters across the country.

The care packages consist of tote bags filled with simple essentials that will make these children feel a bit of comfort in tough times. Contents include: stuffed animals, books and blankets.


The following cities participated nationwide:


New York, NY

Boston, MA

Chicago, IL

Atlanta, GA

St. Louis, MO

San Francisco, CA

Louisville, KY

Ann Arbor, MI

Durham, NC


Cincinnati, OH


Many thanks to all of those who contributed! The initiative was a huge success, with final donations reaching over $26,000 from 10 local communities allowing The Linus Foundation to donate over 1,300 care packages to homeless and transient shelters nationwide.

Click here to view the contents of the final release announcing the foundation's milestone. Stay tuned for additional programming opportunities in 2010.

Click here to view the information packet. 

Click here to view shelter thank you.