Giving Back

The NAMES Project Foundation
AIDS Memorial Quilt

Memorializing the lives of those lost to AIDS.
204 14th St NW Atlanta, GA 30318-5304
(404) 688-5500
Fax: (404) 688-5552
info@aidsquilt.org
http://www.aidsquilt.org/
 
Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative
Raising awareness and helping to fund research for Alzheimer’s disease.
1200 Creekwood Trail
Burton, MI 48509
(810) 637-5586
help@alzquilts.org
http://www.alzquilts.org/index.html
 
Binky Patrol, Inc.
Blankets for children in need.
Carolyn Berndt
32 Marble Sands
Newport Beach, CA  92660
503-214-8346 Telephone and Fax
binky@binkypatrol.org
http://www.binkypatrol.org/

Bumble Beans Basics Quilt Drive
Providing quilts to the homeless in New York City one quilt at a time.
Basic Housing, Inc.
Attn: Robert Gonzalez / BBINC
540 East 180th Street,
Bronx, NY 10457
See their site for details
http://www.bumblebeansbasics.com/about-us
 
Butterfly Quilt Project
Provides quilts to the children of The Shriners Burn Hospital and the Springfield Orthopedic Hospitals of Mass.
Ann’s Fabrics and Crafts
Box 854
Center Ossipee, NH 03814
603- 731- 3152
http://www.annsfabricsandcrafts.com/butterfly.html
 
ConKerr Cancer
A Case for Smiles – Helping children feel special while battling life changing illnesses.
295 E. Swedesford
#396
Wayne, PA 19087
http://conkerrcancer.org/home/

Forever Warm
Provides blankets to the parents of stillborn children.
http://www.foreverwarm.org/index.html
 
Freedom Quilts
Creates quilts for family members who have lost a loved one in the line of duty. 
13637 550th Street
Fonda, Iowa 50540
712.288.5328
debeniel@ncn.net
http://freedomquilts.net/
 
Home of the Brave Quilt Project
Providing a comfort quilt to grieving families and supporting our soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Catherine Kreter
CJ Designs
6776 Redlands Ct
Riverside CA 92506
951-789-5363
http://www.homeofthebravequilts.com/
 
Newborns In Need
Provides knitted, crocheted and sewn premature and full-term baby items for sick and needy babies. 
3323 Transou Rd.
Pfafftown, NC 27040
Email: info@newbornsinneed.org
National Office: 336-469-8953
Business Office: 417-967-9441
http://www.newbornsinneed.org
 
Operation Kid Comfort
OKC makes photo transfer quilts for the children of deployed service members to help ease the emotional stress during their parents’ absence.
Armed Service YMCA
Contact Giselle Schneider
6359 Walker Lane,Suite 200
Alexandria, Va 22310
(703) 313-9600 ext 106
gschneider@asymca.org
http://www.asymca.org/
 
Operation:  Quiet Comfort
Honoring and comforting America’s military men and women who become sick and injured while serving in harm’s way.
Jan Hogg
307 Palmer Ln.
McCormick, SC  29835
http://www.operationquietcomfort.com/
 
Project Linus National Headquarters
Providing blankets and afghans to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need.
PO Box 5621
Bloomington, IL 61702-5621
(309) 585-0686
http://www.projectlinus.org/
 
Quilts4Cancer
Making quilts for those with cancer, a special outreach for our Veterans, and others in need of comfort quilts
1831 Jeanne Ave.
Pahrump, NV 89048
(775) 751-5356
http://www.quilts4cancer.org/
 
Quilts For Kids
Transforming discontinued, unwanted and other fabrics into patchwork quilts that comfort children with life-threatening illnesses and children of abuse.
494 Lincoln Highway
Fairless Hills, PA 19030
(215) 295-5484
http://www.quiltsforkids.org/

Quilts of Valor
The mission of the QOV Foundation is to cover ALL those service- members and veterans touched by war with Wartime Quilts called Quilts of Valor (QOVs).
PO Box 1003
Seaford DE  19973-1003
(202) 525-7683
(253) 987-6130
info@QOVF.org
http://www.qovf.org/
 
Sewn-N-Love
We make, collect, and donate quilts to cancer patients of all ages. Quilts are distributed through chemotherapy treatment centers, hospitals, cancer support groups and to individuals.
P.O. Box 9189
Gallatin, TN 37066
http://www.sewn-n-love.org/wordpress/index.php
 
Tiny Stitches, Inc.
The Mission of Tiny Stitches is to provide basic clothing, bedding, and other items for newborns in North Georgia whose families are not able to provide for them. 
P.O. Box 254
Suwanee, GA 30024
Phone: 678 513 8595
info@tinystitches.org
http://www.tinystitches.org/
 
Victoria’s Quilts
Donates handmade quilts to cancer patients and treatment centers. 
P.O. Box 3551
Redondo Beach, CA 90277-3551
310-937-2508
victoriasquilts@victoriasquilts.com
http://www.victoriasquilts.com/
http://www.victoriasquiltscanada.com/
 
Wrap Them in Love
Our Mission is to collect donated quilts and distribute them to children around the world, so they can be wrapped in love and comfort. 
2522-A Old Hwy 99 S
Mt. Vernon, WA 98273
admin@wraptheminlove.org
360-424-9293
http://www.wraptheminlove.org/
 
Know of a charity we’ve missed? Send us the link or, if you are the representative of a charity that would like to be listed, send us the organization name, address, phone, email, web address and a brief mission statement. Info can be sent to Megan at megan@generationqmagazine.com.

 

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Barb Johnston Identicon Icon Barb Johnston May 29, 2012 at 11:06 am

Making quilts for those with cancer, a special outreach for our Veterans, and others in need of comfort quilts

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Sharon Goupil Identicon Icon Sharon Goupil October 22, 2012 at 8:56 am

I am retired and crochet and knit alot. I am looking for a place to donate the things I have made. I crochet because
I love it but have several blankets, hats , scarves and a couple of sweaters for babies and have no one to give them to.Would you be interested in them. I f so please email me.

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