Help Mudslide Victims!

Posted by pam on March 27th, 2014

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Currently, QFK President, Linda Arye, is working with the Washington State Department of Emergency Management on ways we can help the mudslide victims.

 

We hope to be shipping quilts as well as other items such as (new) sheets and towels in the near future.  As you can imagine, so many people reach out to help in the event of any natural disaster, being organized on their end is extremely important, so we are waiting to hear what we can do. 

 

Feel free to send your quilt whenever you like because if it turns out that our quilts are not needed in Washington, they certainly will be somewhere else at some other time.  Every quilt received by QFK goes to a child who needs comfort...for whatever reason...anywhere in the country.

 

To help with shipping, you may donate via this website or mail a check to Quilts for Kids, Inc ...

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Sew Fun Fridays!

Posted by pam on March 4th, 2014

sew funJoin friends, bring friends, make friends and help comfort seriously ill children at Sew Fun Friday every Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. right here at headquarters, 494 Lincoln Highway, Fairless Hills, PA 19030.

 

Bring your QFK projects and make it Finish-it Friday!

 

Use our strips or kits for a Fabulous Friday project from start to finish.  Several volunteers have already joined us, so come on down. 

 

To reserve a spot or for more information, call 215-295-5484.



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Pellon Joins the QFK Team!

Posted by pam on March 4th, 2014

Pellon is helping us help more children in need by donating a portion of the sales from their Legacy Natural Blend Premier Quilt Batting.

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This queen-size batting is enough for four comfort quilts. Look for the QFK logo on the package and ask for it at your local quilt shop!

 

Thank you to our wonderful volunteers...as you make a difference.  Now Pellon joins your efforts to help, too!   Thanks Pellon!

 

To print the PDF, click here.

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And the Winner Is....

Posted by pam on February 25th, 2014

Mary Jane and Donna

A few months ago we told you about the beautiful patriotic quilt made by the members of the Coker Creek, TN, chapter for a fund-raiser.

 

Chapter Leader, Donna Powers, is pleased to announce that the winner of this masterpiece is Mary Jane Reece. 

 

Each square was made by a member of the chapter, and then the quilt was assembled by Josie Mott, quilted by Anita McClure and bound by Eda Ciamania.

 

All proceeds will be used to purchase fabric, batting and supplies for the chapter, who will be donating 45 to 50 quilts later this month to Children's Hospital in Knoxville.

 

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Volunteers Add Warmth to Florida

Posted by pam on February 21st, 2014

 

lehigh Feb...not more sunshine, but the warmth of love and compassion for seriously ill children.  Lehigh Acres, FL, Chapter meets regularly for workshops, including Shelly Albert's group from River Hall.

 

For Shelly, it's personal.  Years ago in Pennsylvania, her son was born prematurely, and she will never forget the kindness shown by volunteers who kept him cozy with volunteer-made blankets and pajamas.

  

Now she's giving back and contributing quilts to Golisano Children's Hospital in south Ft. Myers, the Hope Hospice, ACT shelter and anywhere else hand-made comfort is needed.

 

For more on her story, visit Volunteers Sewing

 

 

 

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