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Quilts of Valor Birdies for Charity


Once again Quad-City Quilts of Valor is participating in the “Birdies for Charity” fundraising program. If you were unable to attend the May Guild meeting, pledge forms will be available again at the June meetings.  You can choose to return the form in the mail or hand it in at the June meeting and we will return it for you. There are 2 ways to make a pledge: 1. You can pledge a certain amount for each birdie you guess […]

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President’s April Message


Quilts of Valor was born out of the 911 tragedy. Catherine Robert’s son, Nate was deployed to Afghanistan. When he came home, she could see the demons of war had a strong hold. As he sat there Catherine wrapped a quilt around Nate and she could see the demons of war lose their power. The quilt brought healing to her son, so she thought quilts could help others also. It started out that the quilts were all delivered to the […]

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Small Quilt Auction


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Thank you for donating items to the “Small Quilt and Related Items” Committee for the September 2018 Great River Quilt Show. Proceeds from the Small Quilt and Related Items Auction that was recently held in conjunction with our 2018 Great River Quilt Show were recently distributed. Winnie’s Place, sponsored by Churches United, was the recipient of $1500.00. Dawn Thompson, Quilt Show Chairperson, is shown presenting the check to Betsy Vanausdeln, Associate Director of Churches United. Also attending the presentation were […]

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Quilts of Valor


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Well for those that complained (I was one) about the winter, here we are half way thru June. Flag day just passed, one of my favorite days of the year. I love to see the cities covered in flags. So where is the time going? Quilts of Valor work day is July 3rd 9-2. We are frantically working to get the quilts done for November 3rd at the Botanical Center, a mere short 4 1/2 months away. For those who […]

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