Share the Quilt Love
Do you love to quilt as much as I do? Then your entire family, your friends and everyone you know must have a quilt, handmade with love by you. Now what do you do? Quit quilting?
Certainly not. Share the Quilt Love!
Find a need - in your community or worldwide.
Sewing and quilting for a charity or cause is an extraordinary and rewarding experience! Help in your community by contacting your local hospital, Salvation Army, senior residence, women's shelter and fire department. Babies born to teen moms, kids who are in need of donations for Christmas, and victims of violence and tragedy are those who may be in need in your community.
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Need some ideas to help you in getting started? Click on any of the links below to learn more.
Project Quilt Lemonade was begun by Valerie of Between Quilts. It is her dream to provide quilts for the children living in the Mi Casita Safe House of La Limonada, a community in Guatemala City.
Lala Salama - 100 Quilts Project was brought to my attention by Alyce of Blossom Heart Quilts. The aim for this project is to provide a special quilt for every child's bed in the new Bethany Kids Children's Center at AIC Kijabe Hospital in Kijabe, Kenya.
Katie of Swim Bike Quilt hosts the annual 100 Quilts for Kids charity quilt drive and has been organizing this event since 2010. Charity sewing is important to her, and a portion of her sewing time and blog are devoted every year to encourage others to do the same.
Canadian Quilting CQA/ACC: Quilts for Kids Inc.
Quilts for Kids Inc., USA, donates quilts to hospitalized children fighting a life battle with an illness or to children suffering from the affects of abuse or natural disasters. And now you can do this in Canada: help children fighting a life battle with an illness - in your own back yard.
By working with the charity Quilts For Kids, Inc. you can make a difference in Canada just like the quilters all over the U.S. are doing. QFK wants to work with quilters who would like to head up chapters of the charity throughout Canada. WHY? Because Northcott – a Canadian fabric company – has partnered with QFK and they have fabric to donate to groups wishing to be a part of the charity they hold near and dear to their hearts. If you have the talent, a sewing machine and friends, a church group or quilt guild who can help make these colorful works of art – QFK is interested in chatting with you.
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Project Linus, a non-profit organization, provides homemade blankets to children in need. Our blankets are lovingly made by adults and children from all walks of life and many different sources.
Victoria's Quilts is a ministry that donates handmade quilts to cancer patients and facilities that serve cancer patients. With the help of our volunteers, the community and blessings from above, we will continue to provide comfort, both physical and spiritual, to those struggling with cancer, and we will continue to grow until the day that cancer is no longer with us.
My Very Own Blanket is an Ohio based organization of volunteers dedicated to helping children in foster care feel valued and comforted, connecting diverse people, community groups, businesses and services to make and deliver personalized blankets and other personal items to children in foster care.
Quilts Beyond Borders reaches out to under-served children, mainly orphans, across the world to provide a handmade quilt and spread love and hope. Over 140 million children in the world today have lost one or both parents. Quilts Beyond Borders was born in March 2007 with the desire to reach out to these children.
Little Dresses for Africa is a non-profit 501c3, Christian organization, which provides relief to the children of Africa. Simple dresses are made out of pillow cases, and distributed through the orphanages, churches and schools in Africa to plant in the hearts of little girls that they are worthy!
If you would like to share suggestions for other worthy causes which could be added to this page, please leave a comment or contact me by email.