Compassion Quilts

Since the start of the pandemic, I have been evaluating what is important to me and what I want to focus my time on in the future.  That is why I decided to contact my local hospital to set up a quilt donation program.  Their Volunteer Coordinator will be my contact - the Sacred Heart Medical Center will be the recipient.

So at the beginning of 2023, I started a block drive here on my blog.  Every three months, I will announce a new block(s) design and my readers can make blocks to send to me if they like.  You can read more about the schedule here.

 If you are curious, these quilts will be supporting multiple programs at Sacred Heart Hospital.  They will be used in the palliative care program - both in-house and at-home.  There is also a family housing program (similar to a Ronald McDonald house) where comfort quilts will be given to the children.  If there is enough stock, clergy and social workers can also request a quilt for someone who could benefit from one.  My goal is to be sure there will always be enough stock!

Ways you can help:

Make and Donate blocks

Donate large cuts of fabric for Backings

Donate completed quilts

Use my affiliate links when purchasing from Connecting Threads, Fat Quarter Shop or AccuQuilt.  The commission I make help fund the purchase of batting and backings.

Donate money directly to my Paypal account (KeepOnScrapping).  These funds will also be used to purchase batting and backings.


(If you need my address to send some blocks, email me at cynthiabdesigns at gmail dot com.)


 


Here are the drives so far:



Current Block Drive




This drive has ended.  You can read the stats here.



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