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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 a HUGE thank you for all that quilted, baked cookies, volunteered and many other things to help make the award ceremony go well. We gave 4 quilts out previous to the award ceremony, 56 on that day, 5 said no. 6 moved to the November event, 1 had passed, and the balance of the 88 will be delivered privately. A few hick-ups, but all went well. The thank yous have been coming in. We truly make a difference in […]

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