Promotes Back to School Bargains on Fleece Blankets and More

American blanket retailer Blanket America is now offering great savings on all back to school bedroom essentials including sheets, towels, blankets and throws.

New York, NY, August 26, 2011 --( Blanket America ( is helping students prepare for college by offering all the bedroom basics at affordable prices, including many limited-time sales. The charitable textile manufacturer donates an American blanket to a needy individual or organization for every product purchased, and Blanket America is offering free shipping on all orders over $75 to provide even greater savings.

“We have a great selection to match any student’s style from solid cotton sheet sets to our Blanket America Patchwork Heritage quilt that is now 70% off. The Patchwork Heritage quilt in particular is a great conversation starter for new roommates, featuring a patriotic palette and the full text of President Obama's inaugural address,” said Mesh Gelman, founder of Blanket America.

Students — or parents — in search of an affordable cotton sheet set for fall have many options to choose from at Blanket America, including the Beverly Hills Polo Club Plaid sheet set, currently on sale for only $37.99. These 200-thread-count sheets feature youthful orange, red, and sage plaid patterns over a creamy ivory background.

To complete the back-to-school checklist, shoppers can also invest in Blanket America's array of affordable comforter sets. The company's reversible comforter sets, currently on sale for $69.99 from $140, boast a wide range of color schemes to suit all tastes, from the bright chamois and lavender set to the more mellow charcoal and aqua. These sets feature modern lines and geometric shapes to provide a casual feel, and students can easily reverse the comforters to change the look or to hide any stains.

For those colleges that recommend twin XL for their dorm beds, the Beverly Hills Polo Club Vanessa set is a must-have for female shoppers. This five piece comforter set includes a comforter, pillow case, pillow sham, fitted sheet and flat sheet, all on sale for $59.99.

To keep students warm in time for winter finals, Blanket America has a great selection of fleece and woven blankets, like the company's solid woven blankets, which are discounted to $49.99 and available in a variety of colors. These blankets are distinct for their extra soft fabric, providing comfort all year round.

And to help ease the burden of sharing a bathroom, parents and students can find great deals on luxurious towel sets including Blanket America’s 12-piece bath set, which has four bath towels, four hand towels and four washcloths all made of 100% Egyptian cotton for only $75.

For more information on Blanket America and to see more blankets for sale, visit or call 212-643-5350. The blankets retailer is also on Facebook at as well as Twitter at

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Elizabeth Brown