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Thread: A Quilt Donation Challenge for US and Australia/New Zealand quilters

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    quiltmaker101's Avatar
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    Mar 2007
    Pensacola, FL

    This is a great project for your scrap strips, and the directions sound just like the Table Runner we made in our first Chat Class (but without the batting) !

    Also, I think this challenge includes all of the UK, so Maxies2 and enola05 can jump in too. Hint Hint!

    Be sure to go to this link, and then click on the Block Guidelines link to get the specifics!

    Below I have pasted the list of organizations the quilts have been donated to so far. I doubt you will find any you know of missing from this list!

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    quiltmaker101's Avatar
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    Mar 2007
    Pensacola, FL
    Organizations receiving HeartStrings Quilts

    * Shepard Center
    * Grace Place, Somerset, WI
    * Homeless Families
    * St. Judes Ranch for Children
    * Holiday Angels
    * Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church
    * Comforts for Children
    * Quilts of Valor, PA VAMC
    * Kids Need to be Kids - CA fires
    * California Fire Victims
    * Arnold Palmer Hospital for Women and Children
    * Peace House, Tanzania
    * Willamette Valley Cancer Center
    * WomenSpace
    * Quilts of Valor - Landstuhl Military Hospital, Germany
    * Clamshell Quilt Guild for Charity Closet
    * Charity Auction for fire victim
    * Rebecca's Reel Quilter's Charity Stash, NJ
    * Baby
    * Breast Cancer Patient
    * SW Memorial Hospital Breast Cancer Support group
    * Project Linus UK
    * 5 year old girl
    * Greater KC Quilt Guild for Charity Project
    * Via Project Linus to St Paul & Minneapolis Children's Hospitals
    * Clamshell Quilt Guild for Breast Cancer patient
    * Mayo Clinic
    * Fundraiser for local Food Pantry
    * Pine Ridge Reservation
    * Children's Mercy Hospital
    * Orphanage in Baja Mexico
    * 2 girls (House fire in IL)
    * Wrap them in Love
    * Local Women's Refuge (AUS)
    * Family of deceased WWII veteran
    * Breast Cancer Patient
    * Ft. Sam Houston Amputee Center
    * Ft. Stewart Alpha Co. Babies
    * QOVF, Andrews AFB returning wounded
    * Quilts of Valor
    * Bethel Orphanage - Kafue, Zambia
    * St. Finbar's RC Church, Brooklyn NY
    * Rockford Rescue Mission, IL
    * Larken Chase Nursing Home, Bowie MD
    * Pathways for Women, a YWCA facility for displaced and/or battered women
    * Ke Kange Orphanage in Tanzania
    * Veterans home in Northport
    * QOV, American Lake VA Hospital
    * Cancer Research Center - Traverse City, MI
    * Well of Grace Ministries
    * Haviland United Methodist Church for those affected by the Greensburg, KS tornado
    * To the Top Project
    * Habitat for Humanity
    * Wrap-a-Smile project, sponsored by Wells, ME Rotary
    * Women's Shelter
    * Linden Bennett Special Needs School (UK)
    * Caps and Laps Program at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Medford, NJ
    * Lady Huntington Centre, North Melbourne Australia
    * Mother and son in Omaha
    * Tampa VA Hospital
    * Ocean Springs Mississippi for a family affected by Hurricane Katrina
    * Veteran's Outreach Program in Salem, Oregon
    * Ronald McDonald House in Minneapolis, MN
    * Wrap them in Love
    * Angel House in Kingman, AZ
    * Children with long term diseases - given through the Norwegian Quilt Association
    * Hospice (Southern Maryland)
    * Project Linus

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    Super Member mimisharon's Avatar
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    Dec 2006
    Jacksonville, North Carolina
    Wonderful site, thanks, Wendy!!! :cry: :cry:

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    Super Member Minda's Avatar
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    Nov 2006
    Central PA
    Thanks for sharing, Wendy.

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