Chelsea Cares, Inc.

Comforting children one blanket at a time

John Platner Memorial Donations

Chelsea's Great Grandfather, John Platner, passed away recently.  As a way of honoring him, please consider making a donation in his name to Chelsea Cares, Inc.  Chelsea Cares, Inc. is a 501(c)3 charitable organization and your donation may be tax deductible for you.  

100% of all donations will be used to purchase fabric to make blankets and pillowcases that are donated to Akron Children’s Hospital. 

In order to donate please click on the donate button below or make checks payable to Chelsea Cares, Inc. and mail to:

 Chelsea Cares, Inc. 

c/o Betty Platner 

4020 Hedgewood Dr.

Medina, OH 44256



Our Success

To date, Chelsea Cares has donated over 6,926 blankets and 7,138 pillowcases to Akron Children’s Hospital. 

That's a total of 14,064 blankets and pillowcases donated!!!

Celebrating The Cleveland Indians Opening Day!

Chelsea Cares donated 18 Cleveland Indians blankets and 62 pillow cases in honor of the Indians Home Opener on April 6th, 2018.


Chelsea and Chelsea Cares Honored

Chelsea, and Chelsea Cares, Inc. was honored by Akron Children's Hospital when Chelsea was selected to light the Children's Tree at the Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 3, 2010.    

On the top right, Chelsea poses with Akron Children's President & CEO Bill Considine.  Bottom right, Chelsea and Suzanne get ready to light the tree.  Below Chelsea poses in front of the Children's Tree just outside of Akron Children's.



         3rd Annual Chelsea Cares Fundraiser

 The 3rd annual Chelsea Cares Fundraiser held at Boyert's Farm was another sucess raising over $4,000 for the non-profit charity.  100% of the donations collected will go directly to the purchasing of fabric for blankets and pillowcases.  




Chelsea Cares, Inc. becomes 501 (c)(3)

Through the generosity of so many of you, Chelsea Cares, Inc. has become a tax exempt public charity, 501 (c)(3).  With this approval as a public chairty, your donations to Chelsea Cares, Inc. may be tax deductible!  Please consult your accountant regarding your tax deductions.

As you may recall, Chelsea Cares, Inc. was founded in 2008 with a mission to provide blankets and comfort to sick children in the  Akron Children's Hospital. To date, Chelsea Cares has donated over 6926 blankets and 7,138 pillowcases to Children's Hospital.

 Thank you so much for all of your support.