Category Archives: Quilts of Valor

Quilts of Valor Report for 2017


Well happy new year, we have tried to hit the ground running and January’s weather slowed that down. So we will meet February 7th at the First Baptist Church in Moline from 9-2 , I’ll bring the dessert! Here are the numbers for the end of 2017, we budget for 200 quilts a year and Jan-Dec we gave out 257 quilts. We logged 2528 hours. I logged 1036 miles in delivering quilts. Phew!! So give yourselves a hand, I could […]

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Quilts of Valor News


First of all, thank you for all you have done for QOV in 2017. All of your hard work and dedication has filled our needs beyond our normal goals of 200 per year. January thru November of 2017 we handed out 250 quilts (99 in Nov alone). WOW! I have a dozen requests from the Quilts of Valor foundation that will be filled after the holidays. I’m tired, LOL. We logged 2600 hours in the same time period. I am […]

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Quilts of Valor October 2017


Well thank you to all for helping get our November event covered. We have 84 vets and soldiers on the list. I have currently 47 of these on my shelf, 26 are being made by someone for their vet, so this is a gentle reminder to get them finished. The balance of them are at the quilter or binders. So they will all be covered. A weight will be off my shoulders when they are all in my hands! The […]

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Quilts of Valor August Update


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I am very proud of all of you and a huge thanks for all the help for QOV. I couldn’t do this without all of you. The National Director of QOV wants to be invited to our November event. If it works in her schedule she wants to attend. No pressure there huh!!! There is a new numbering system with QOV that will put a number on each quilt. The quilt number  registers it with them. This new system will […]

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Quilts of Valor


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  Thank you for all you did! Here are the numbers, we made 296 quarter stars that will make 69 star blocks which will make almost 6 quilts. The 9 patch blocks that we turn into a split 9 patch we made 350. that will make 12 quilts. You are all awesome!! Many hands make light work.  We will bring in to show when we get them assembled. So again thank you and the vets thank you. So a second […]

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Quilts of Valor


THANK YOU THANK YOU, To all who helped make Sunday, November 6th a great success. We ended up awarding 66 quilts. I have 12 that need to be delivered yet. Some of those were in the hospital, some were ill, some were out of town. It was a very emotional day full of love, laughter and tears. The Chordbusters did an amazing job as usual. Thank you to Clayton for being the emcee. I couldn’t do this without him! To […]

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Quilts of Valor Presentation


We recently passed the 15 year mark for 9-11. Our hearts go out to those that lost their lives that day, to those who ran into those buildings to save them, to those that are left behind, and to the many soldiers that have fought the fight since. MAY WE NEVER FORGET!! The Quilts of Valor are to thank and honor those veterans and service men and women for a thankless job and their families for their sacrifice. The Quilts of […]

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