1 of 10
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Freedom Elementary fourth-grader Jordan Fry has some fun as they tie fleece blankets in Highland Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. The blankets will be donated to refugee children through the Department of Workforce Services.

HIGHLAND — Thurl Bailey may have covered the paint like a blanket during his days with the Utah Jazz, but he took on some more important blanket duties on Friday.

Bailey and fourth-graders at Freedom Elementary made blankets for refugee children. The blankets will be distributed through the Utah Department of Workforce Services.