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& Stolen Quilts Listed
quilters have done some great philanthropy work, here is an extensive list of
opportunities to join in. Do you have an philanthrophy project to add?
quilts have been Stolen, here are the links so we can be on the look out for them?
can you help?)
Stolen Quilts: FYI there is a page dedicated
to Stolen Quilts on this website,
to add your stolen quilt to this page click here.
Quilt Come Home Page: Website created by Maria Elkins after her quilt
was lost in shipping. Ideas on how to protect your quilt before and during the
- Pat Lemmons has had 3 Family Heirloom Quilts stolen.
For pictures and more information, click
Freeman had a large colorful lap size quilt stolen in Bakersfield, CA from a storage
locker. For pictures and more information, click
Quilt Projects on the Web--helping others in need!
for American Quilts launches auction series On September 18 (that's today!),
The Alliance for American Quilts launches a series of ongoing weekly auctions
on eBay. 100% of the final sale price benefits The Alliance for American Quilts,
an organization dedicated to the recognition and preservation of American quilting.
The inaugural auction begins at 10:00 pm PDT on Sunday September 18 and ends on
Sunday September 25 at 10:00 pm PDT. This auction will include quilts, vintage
fabric from the 1880's, and out-of-print books that document America's love affair
Binky Patrol Comforting Covers Mission:
All volunteer, national, non-profit
organization distributing handmade blankets to children born HIV+, drug-addicted,
infected with AIDS or other chronic & terminal illnesses, those who are abused,
in foster care or experiencing trauma.
COYOTE aka Betty collects sample fabrics that she distributes to quilters who
want to make donation/charity quilts. Most of the samples are best used for machine-made
quilts, because they are decorator cottons, quite a bit heavier than the usual
percales used for handmade quilts. They are especially nice for quilts that will
receive lots of wear and laundering. Contact via e-mail:
K. Spaulding" firstname.lastname@example.org
a full service center for homeless women, and mothers with
children. This center help them to become able to sustain themselves. Skills are
developed and funds raised through participation in creating items for the Have
A Heart Gift Shop
(dolls, quilts and other items are available for purchase)
Mike's Fabric Scraps
offered to you for the cost of shipping. These are
fabrics destined for landfill from factory cut aways. Use for philanthropy projects.
Flannel, rayon, dacron, fleece, jersey, poly-cotton blends.
quilts are just one of things you can do to help here. Check them
An officially endorsed fundraising project for the Sydney 2000 Paralympic
providing security through blankets for children in difficult situations,
chapters all over the world.
Inc. of NW Ohio. Sunshine is a residential facility for persons with mental
retardation and developmental disabilities. Each year during September, selected
quilts, are featured at an exhibition, "Quilting for Sunshine", in the Owen-Illinois
Gallery in downtown Toledo, Ohio. These quilts are sold at our Annual Quilt Auction
held in Southwyck Shopping Center in Toledo, Ohio on October. For yearly fundraiser
details check out the website.
Sunshine Guild makes quilts
for children of all ages, all around the world. The quilts are donated through
the International Red Cross for distribution in places of greatest need. Our quilts
have been distributed to orphanages in Armenia, Russia, and to children in war-torn
areas such as Bosnia.
Moons Gallery: contemporary art quilt gallery located in Santa Fe, New
Mexico. Shows featuring nationally and internationally renowned studio quilt artist.
The profits made from the gallery will be donated to help Mayan women begin
craft businesses, which have always been an intregal part of the survival of families
in that part of the world.