Quilting and clothing charities
Country Cottage — “The ultimate Charity
Crafting, free Humanitarian patterns website.”
Newborns in Need — provides clothing and blankets to babies born into poverty and crisis situations in Ohio. Also makes burial gowns for babies who pass away.
Wrap Them in Love — Their mission is to collect donated quilts and distribute them to children around the world, so they can be wrapped in the love of a quilt. Quilts are taken to orphanages outside the US.
NW Quilters (Portland, OR) — “Honoring the past, Embracing the present, Guiding the future.”
Project Linus (Oregon) — “...to provide love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized or otherwise in need through the gifts of new, handmade blankets and afghans.”
Valley Quilters (Eugene, OR) — “The
Guild was created in 1992 to encourage the learning of quilting
techniques, to provide information about quilting, past and present,
and to exhibit our quilts in the community so that these shows can
contribute to the knowledge and appreciation of our art and industry.”
Marys River Quilt Guild (Philomath, OR) — “Our mission: To contribute to the knowledge of quilting and textile arts, to promote the appreciation of fine quilts and quiltmaking, and to contribute to the growth and knowledge of the art and the industry through educational meetings and fellowship.”
Warm Up America! — A nationwide program that has produced and donated more than 80,000 afghan blankets to warm individuals and families in need.
Quilts For Kids — “Transforming unwanted and discontinued fabric into quilts that comfort children in need.”
Comforts for Children — “Serves at-risk children in Lane County, OR with the gift of a small quilt.”
— Makes Braille books for Children. “By the touch of
a finger behold the world.”
Cozy Covers — “Providing handmade
blankets of all types to those in need.”