February 4th, 2014
09:48 AM ET

See Blankets Washington Organization Cleaned for Homeless

In today's edition of the "Good Stuff," a woman snaps an image of clean blankets that goes viral. CNN's Chris Cuomo reports.

A woman was walking through a park in Washington on one of the coldest days of the year and noticed a city worker tossing the wet and dirty blankets that homeless people used the night before into a big can.

She thought they were being thrown away, but the next morning in that same park, the woman noticed something amazing.

All of the blankets had been laundered and folded and put neatly away on a nearby park bench.

She snapped a photo of it and posted it to Facebook. The photo has been "liked" more than a quarter million times and shared thousands of times.

Washington has a program that provides blankets to homeless people who won't go to shelters, and they launder the blankets of those who already have them.

The photo has also inspired others to pay a bit more attention to the blankets the homeless use.

A local dry cleaner in Pennsylvania  is now donating cleaning services to shelters and a group of neighbors are now sewing sleeping bags out of moving pads.

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