Lakeview Quilters Guild
COMMUNITY SERVICE OVERVIEW
For 2017, our guild has chosen to provide quilts of comfort to clients of the following organizations:
Our goal for 2017 is to donate 275 quilts.
For 2016, Lakeview Quilters Guild exceeded our goal of donating 250 quilts in 2016! We made and donated 263 quilts, plus afghans, pillowcases, toiletries, and baby items.
2014 and 2015
For the calendar years 2014 and 2015, our guild continued to provide quilts of comfort to clients of the following organizations:
These organizations provide meaningful assistance to
people, and our guild can support their work with donations of quilts
baby gowns and hats for
premature infants. Each generous donation involves gifts of
resources (fabric, batting, and thread) and time.
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For the calendar year 2013, our guild provided approximately 162 quilts of comfort to clients of the following organizations:
In addition, guild members provided 35 preemie gowns and 42 preemie hats to premature babies in neonatal care institutions. The receiving organizations of our gifts continue to express their heartfelt thanks and appreciation for the gifts they received.
For the calendar year 2012, our guild again chose to provide quilts to the following three organizations:
We took over 200 quilts to these deserving organizations and their appreciative clients. Throughout the year, members also donated fabric, batting, thread, and much of their time and effort to our community service projects, making not only quilts but also gowns, hats, and mitts for premature newborn babies.
|The guild donated $750 to the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library for the purchase of quilting books. Click here for a larger photo.|
A quilt was donated to Interfaith Caring Ministries for their annual fund-raiser. The quilt was auctioned at the ICM Festival of Trees.
assembled 17 quilts for Bo's Place.
Our members made and donated 205 quilts for community service.
|This quilt was donated to Interfaith Caring Ministries for their annual fund-raiser. The quilt was auctioned at the ICM Festival of Trees. Click on picture for larger view.|
Preemie gowns were made and delivered to UTMB/Galveston for the Premature Infant Intensive Care Unit.
After the Columbia tragedy, members met and constructed quilts for the children of the seven astronauts. 14 quilts were completed in record time and given to the children in memory of their parent.
A quilt was donated to St. Paul Catholic Church for their Feast Day Auction. A second quilt was donated for St. Paul's February 2004 Auction.
A guild member donated a bed size quilt to Boys and Girls Harbor for their fund-raiser.
The guild approved a donation to support the mini-class in quilting offered for students in the Webster Academy of Visions and Education (WAVE) program at Webster Intermediate School in Clear Creek Independent School District.
The guild approved the purchase quilting books for donation to the Freeman Memorial Library.
Guild membership again voted to support Bay Area Turning Point with donation quilts and personal care toiletries.
Members donated 178 Community Service quilts to Bay Area Turning Point.
Fabric was provided to Clear Lake Intermediate School math department for a mini-math class on designing and constructing quilts using mathematics. The students made 18 quilt tops. The tops were quilted by our members and donated to Bay Area Turning Point.
Two quilts was donated to St. Paul Catholic Church for their fund-raising activities.
Preemie were made and delivered to UTMB/Galveston for the Premature Infant Intensive Care Unit.
25 members participated in the construction of a quilt for InterFaith Caring Ministries' Festival of Trees. The quilt brought a whopping $3,500 at auction.
The membership selected Bay Area Turning Point as the recipient for donation quilts made by our members.
165 quilts were donated to Bay Area Turning Point.
Many bags of soaps, shampoo and toilet articles were collected at each meeting and taken to Bay Area Turning Point for the residents.
The guild assisted Inter Faith Caring Ministry with food and a toy drive before the Christmas Holidays.
A quilt was donated to Inner Faith Caring Ministry for their annual Christmas Auction.
A Christmas tree was decorated for Inner Faith Caring Ministry's annual fund raising function "Dinner Among the Trees".
One hundred sixty-eight quilts were donated to Project Linus and delivered to Texas Children's and Herman Children's Hospital.
Twenty quilts were donated to Harborview Assisted Living.
A queen sized quilt was donated to St. Paul Catholic Church for their annual auction.
Thirty-six preemie gowns were sewn by Guild members and delivered to UTMB/Galveston Premature Infant Intensive Care Unit.
Wheelchair bags were sewn by guild members and delivered to various nursing homes.
Two hundred seventy miniature quilts and a quilted angel tree topper were constructed by guild members and used to decorate a tree for Inner Faith Caring Ministry's annual Christmas dinner and auction.
|Page last Updated May 19, 2017|