25th Anniversary Contest Winners

January 2015 | News & Press

See the Winning Photos and Charitable Donations from TM Capital’s 2014 Contest: Where in the World is the TM Blanket?

You showed us where your TM blanket traveled throughout our 25th Anniversary Year. Pictures came in from Tokyo to Tuscany to right here at home. Below you’ll find our winners; see all submissions here. We hope you continue to enjoy the TM blanket in 2015 and for many years to come. Here’s to a healthy and prosperous New Year!



1 Audon
Denmark, Copenhagen 
 $2,000 Donation
Operation Julegaveregn
Audon participated in the largest relay race in the world this year and had a picnic on the TM blanket after the race. The DHL Relay Race is a five day event with approximately 125,000 runners, making it the largest relay race in the world. Operation Julegaveregn
Operation Julegaveregn is a private initiative dedicated to raising funds for Christmas presents given to children in orphanages and residential care institutions. Letting each child know that people care by providing a personally selected gift can help make the otherwise difficult Christmas holidays a little less lonely.
2 Patricia Vella
Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP
$1,500 Donation
Ronald McDonald House Of Delaware
Patricia Vella passed along this photo of the TM blanket at a fall flag football tournament in Delaware. The blanket kept them warm and cozy throughout the long day of football. Ronald McDonald House of Delaware
The Ronald McDonald House of Delaware provides a “home away from home” for families of seriously or chronically ill or injured children receiving treatment at area hospitals by offering nurturing and supportive environments where families can stay together and find comfort.
3 Jim Prescott
DiversiTech Corporation
$1,000 Donation
SafeHouse Outreach
While our friends at DiversiTech played pool, “Tucker” wanted to relax on the TM blanket. Safe House Outreach
SafeHouse Outreach is an urban outreach committed to affecting real change in the lives of those in the margins of society. SafeHouse provides practical, emotional, and physical assistance and helps to integrate those in need back into society – to lead healthy, functional lives.
4 Tom Noto
GE Capital Corporation
$500 Donation
Operation Hope, Fairfield County
Tom Noto with his daughter Grace attending the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team vs. Ecuador at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, CT. It was a cold night…the TM blanket kept them warm! operation hope
Operation Hope, Fairfield County is committed to providing comfort and support for neighbors in need in the Fairfield, CT area. Operation Hope provides crucial resources such as food, shelter, and support services to encourage and facilitate self-sufficiency.

A highly honorable mention goes to our friend Fentress Seagroves, whose TM blanket accompanied him during recent travel. In Tokyo, Japan, the lion is standing watch over the Imperial Palace guard gate and, of course, the TM Capital blanket. In Paris, France, the blanket was found getting ready for the line at the Louvre Museum. Thank you for the wonderful submissions, Fentress!

lion Louve

As we bid farewell to our 25th Anniversary year and embark upon our second quarter century of service, we want to thank you – our friends – for your photo submissions and, of course, your loyalty and support throughout the years. Let’s all look forward to celebrating TM Capital’s Half Century Anniversary in 2039!


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