Donates Blankets for Homeless SleepOut
4, 2009, Petaluma, CA:
Flexible Materials Inc. (AFMInc) has pledged to make
more people warmer this winter season by donating 500
blankets made from their Heatsheets® Silver Lining™
fabric to a homeless advocacy group in West Palm
Beach, Florida. In support of this group AFMInc is co-hosting
is honored to participate in this local event.
The SleepOut is
a community-wide event to raise awareness and funds to
assist those homeless in
event is being held at The
Meyer Amphitheatre in
blankets donated will be given to staff, volunteers
and homeless individuals the night of the event.
They will not only be used the night of the event, but
will also be used to keep them warm for many nights to
and AFMInc has no religious affiliation.
over 30 years, Heatsheets®
have guarded against hypothermia at major marathons,
covering up to 45,000 participants at a single event.
The reflective insulation properties of both the
Heatsheets® recyclable polyethylene blankets and the
Heatsheets® Silver Lining™
thermal blanket fabric are ideal for unexpected
donated Silver Lining™ blankets are waterproof and
characteristics include a non-conductive reflective
insulation layer that retains its properties even when
Japanese consumer has embraced the Silver Lining™
blanket in the home, where it warms like an electric
blanket conserving household costs and energy and for
general use where a light, compact, transportable
blanket is needed.
their technology to the
program when NASA developed an ultra-light, highly
efficient reflective insulation technology to protect
astronauts, spacecraft, and heat-sensitive equipment
from the extreme temperatures in space, AFMInc’s
product line has earned the Certified Space Technology
produces insulation films, fabrics and consumer
products that harness freely available energy sources
such as body or solar heat. Their products include
Heatsheets® Silver Lining™ fabrics, blankets and
bed liners; Heatsheets® Outdoor Rescue/Survival
Blankets and Bivvy Sacks; and Heatsheets®-on-a-Roll™
Runners-Wrap Blankets for mass participation endurance
sports such as full and half marathons and triathlons.
They are ideal for hypothermia protection at football
games, Nordic events and any cool weather spectator
sporting event. Silver Lining™ fabrics are available
as thin, efficient, reflective insulation lining for
apparel manufacturers. Silver Lining™ Travel
Blankets and Bedding products are ideal as
bed-warmers, or for airline or auto travel blankets,
and as sleeping bags and shelters. The Silver Lining™
fabric is available in either waterproof or breathable
more information about Heatsheets® please contact
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