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New Firehouse Quilts Partnership

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in Deliveries | Comments Off

New Firehouse Quilts Partnership

On July 22 we met with our newest friends, Deanna Harrington and Scott Pribble, Life Safety Educators for the Arvada Fire District. We delivered 38 snuggle quilts for distribution to their emergency units.  In addition to the snuggle quilts, Arvada Fire already outfitted their units with small soft bears, each dressed in an Arvada Fire t-shirt, to help children in crisis. Arvada Fire has eight fire stations and six ambulance units (four active in service and two unstaffed on stand-by). We look forward to continuing our partnership with...

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12th Annual Western Welcome Week is Just Around the Corner

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

    To make reservations for the August 10th program and luncheon, mail your check to: First Presbyterian Church of Littleton, 1609 W Littleton Blvd., Littleton, CO  80120, or call 303-798-1389 for more...

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FHQ Goes on a Shopping Spree to Thread Loft

Posted by on Dec 23, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

FHQ Goes on a Shopping Spree to Thread Loft

After a huge donation of over 100 quilts to Shiloh House last Monday, we replenished our fabric stash at the Thread Loft in Aurora CO.  Five eager FHQ volunteers were running around the shop like a bunch of bees, they were everywhere!  Glad you guys had fun, good thing you had Mary, the checkbook lady with you.  Just look at all that beautiful fabric. Thanks Victoria, you have a beautiful shop and a warm heart towards charities.   Thank you for all you do....

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Hoilday Baby Shower for Denver Health

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 in Deliveries | Comments Off

Hoilday Baby Shower for Denver Health

At the FHQ Christmas party Saturday, we had a surprise baby shower for the newborns at Denver Health Medical Center. Everyone contributed some sort of new baby items and Gail J delivered them. She stands here with one of the hospital staff in front of all the items collected. You don’t realize how generous our volunteers really are until you tally what was taken down to the hospital. Here’s the list: 2 Wash cloths, 15 Burp cloths, 28 wipes, 1 toy, 13 snuggle quilts, 3 eating utensils, 4 teethers, 19 fleece blankies, 3 reg pkgs and...

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Firehouse Quilts Boutique to be at CreativiTea, October 25 and 26

Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Firehouse Quilts Boutique to be at CreativiTea, October 25 and 26

Barbara Mc is taking the Firehouse Quilts Boutique to the craft show in South Suburban Church (see flyer) on Oct 25 & 26.  Please help support Firehouse Quilts  by attending and spending at the show and inviting all your friends to join us too.

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Longmont Guild Quilt Show this weekend, October 18 and 19

Posted by on Oct 15, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Longmont Guild Quilt Show this weekend, October 18 and 19

Yes, the Longmont Guild’s Quilt Show will still go on at the Boulder County Fairgrounds (Barn A) THIS WEEKEND, Oct 18 & 19.  Firehouse Quilts of Colorado, Inc. is helping to get the word out so our quilting community makes sure to make a special effort to support them.  This is the same guild that bought our quilt racks when we (FHQ) decided not to continue with our show.  Please share on your FB page if you live in CO and send emails to your friends.  With so many OTHER events being canceled because of the horrible floods,...

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Flood Victim Quilt Delivery

Posted by on Oct 14, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Flood Victim Quilt Delivery

By Susan K. Knox Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum is gathering quilts of all sizes to give to the victims that lost their homes in the recent floods around Boulder, Lyons, Estes Park, etc.  They will be collecting quilts from our community through April 2014 so if you don’t have a quilt to donate this week, you have time to start one now. For more info: https://rmqm.org/zz/events/special-events.html I had the privilege of delivering 48 snuggle quilts to the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum at their corporate office in Golden on Friday, October 3, 2013....

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Updates from Action Care Ambulance

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Updates from Action Care Ambulance

We recently received updates from Action Care Ambulance Service in Denver about our Firehouse Quilts of Colorado, Inc. snuggle quilts given to children they see on their emergency runs. It’s very heart-warming and motivating to hear how the children and their parents reacted to receiving our quilt. Below are the most recent updates we’d like to share with you. 4 year old female-respiratory distress “The patient loved the pink color. She used it to build a rabbit hole for her bunny Lily during transport” 21 month old...

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Help Colorado Flood Survivors

Posted by on Oct 1, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Help Colorado Flood Survivors

Many people are asking how they can help the Colorado Flood Victims, this is the nicest one we’ve seen (besides donating quilts of course) Share it on your FB timeline and send it to your email lists. It’s a beautiful thing to do!  Order a T-shirt with this cool graphic!  Every little bit helps. THE GREAT COLORADO FLOOD/RELIEF PROJECT is excited to report that they have signed an agreement with the Longmont Community Foundation to create a fund under their non-profit...

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Photos from a recent sew day

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in Sew Days | Comments Off

Photos from a recent sew day

Another colorful quilt for a child dealing with a crisis.  See the beautiful, larger quilt laying on the table? Twin and queen sized quilts are donated to Douglas County Women’s Crisis Center. The abused women use our quilts in the shelter and are encouraged to take it with them to their new safe home.  Our volunteers are the most prolific and caring people around. They give freely of their time, efforts and sometimes their own fabric and batting for our mission of helping children in crisis. Completed snuggle quilts turned in for...

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