On June 25th, a delivery of 71 quilts was made to Jenny and Monica at the Help and Hope Center in Castle Rock. This organization was founded in 1984 by local churches who wanted to create a place to send people in need. The agency helps those with serious economic need, homelessness, unemployment, disabilities, and the elderly. […]
On June 17th an outdoor quilt collection was held in the parking lot of Above and Beyond Sewing and Vacuum with the help of 14 volunteer workers. With the temperatures hitting over 95 degrees, portable canopies were put up to help keep the sun away. There were 49 dedicated volunteers who wore masks, practiced safe social […]
Four volunteer members of Bikers Against Child Abuse made a surprise visit to the quilt collection event on June 17th. This organization provides emotional support to abused children in conjunction with local and state officials who are in place to protect children. Two members drove their motor cycles as they would for all visits they […]
On June 18, Sara V delivered 40 quilts to Joe G from Limb Preservation Foundation for their patients. The goal of the Limb Preservation Foundation is to enhance the quality of life for individuals facing limb-threatening conditions due to trauma, tumor, or infection. This is accomplished through research, patient assistance and educational programs. The quilts […]
Even though we are all self quarantined, there is still a need for FHQ quilts as EMTs make emergency runs for a variety of health challenges. We recently delivered six quilts to Arvada Fire and Rescue. As we always are, we were welcomed with open arms – with social distancing.
Please enjoy this slide show of the quilts we collected on May 6 for Craig Hospital. Sixty were donated to them and the other 50 will be donated to other agencies in the near future.
It has been since March 5th that the members of Firehouse Quilts were able to attend a sew day. So many weeks have gone by without seeing people that we generally see twice a month or more. It’s our goal to somehow work out a way to get together on a very limited basis once […]
On May 6th, Firehouse Quilts held an outdoor quilt collection event at the Above and Beyond Sewing store’s parking lot in order to get quilts for Craig Hospital. There was only one hour scheduled for the members of FHQ to drop off quilts and to pick up batting and labels. The outdoor drop off allowed […]
Firehouse Quilts recently received another generous donation of quilts from Joleen G, who lives in Wray, Colorado. She kept herself busy during the pandemic making eleven gorgeous quilts and five quilt tops for FHQ. Her choice of patterns, fabrics, and quilting techniques is unique and will be enjoyed by the children in crisis. This is […]
It’s been since March 5th since the members of Firehouse Quilts have been able to sew together. During the stay at home process many of the members have busied themselves with housework, preparing their yards for spring, and of course, sewing and quilting. Several members checked in to share some of their finished projects for everyone […]