Chilliwack PieceMakers Quilting Guild

We Care

The Guild is blessed with having the most wonderful group of friendly and talented ladies as members. Our members make approximately 130 “We Care Quilts.” a year for distribution into the community. These quilts go to various groups, including, but not limited to, the hospice, hospital baby unit, mother and baby programs and victim services.

The We Care Committee usually holds a We Care Workshop once per year in the spring.  All material (cotton for the top, batting and backing) is provided.  Kits are also available throughout the year. WE CARE

We Care quilts are welcome all year round.  The We Care Committee will supply batting and backing upon request as well as labels for the back of the quilt.  Placing your name on the label is encouraged but not required.

Youth Bags

Every second (odd) year the group make and fill 50 bags, with toiletries, gloves, socks and hats for disadvantaged youth in our community.

 

We Care 

 

Visit these links to see all the donations from previous months/years.

WE CARE 2017 - 2018

WE CARE 2016 - 2017

 

 

Donated Quilts

Turned in at the September meeting.

Telegraph Creek Donations

 

At the October meeting a unanimous vote resulted in the agreement to send 26 quilts to the victums of the forest fire in Telegraph Creek.

October meeting donations.

Members' Generosity

We Care quilts on display at the 2018 Piecemaking in the Valley Quilt Show.

Donated to -

Chilliwack Hospice Society

Made and donated by the members at the November meeting.  Kits are always available at each meeting if you wish to participate, they come with top pieces, batting, backing, binding and a label.

Ann Davis Transition Society                                                         Better Beginnings                                           

Donations at the December meeting.

                                                                  

Donated at the February meeting - thanks for your generousity :)

Hospice                                                        Better Beginnings                                       Ann Davis

Donations to our Community.

                                                                  

We Care Projects Handed In At The April Meeting

 

Quilts Delivered to each of the following:

Agassiz Victim Services                                                                          Community Services                                                                                   Cheam Village

Donations at the March meeting.

                                                                  

Youth Bags

We have already started collecting items for the Youth Bags and I thank all the members who have already passed on items. For our newer members, every second year we make up 50 cotton bags of items we hope are useful to disadvantaged youth in our community. On the table you will find a list of items we are collecting. We collect over the year and fill the bags in early December 2019 and deliver them to Chilliwack Community Services Youth Services and the Cyrus Centre. The bags are approximately 16 inches by 18 inches with a drawstring fastening. The numbers in the boxes indicate what we have already collected; the number in brackets is what we are aiming for, the numbers in red are completed sections. There will be a box by registration for you to drop off your donations. Thank you again for your generosity.

 

PEARL Center Needs

Thank you for your interest in making a donation to PEARL! 

The list below categorizes PEARL’s frequently used items, but isn’t limited to this list. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us: 

604-402-4673 or contact@pearlliferenewal.com

Kitchen: 

  • Canned goods (soup, tomatoes etc) 
  • Pasta and Rice 
  • Baking supplies (sugar, flour, cocoa, etc)
  • Freezer Bags

Center: 

  • Cleaning supplies (disinfectant)
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Dryer Sheets

Toiletries:

  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo, conditioner, body wash (large bottles)
  • Razors
  • Styling products
  • Brushes

Clothing: 

  • Seasonal clothing (jackets, mittens, toques, warm layers, pants)
  • Necessities: (new) underwear, bras, socks
  • Shoes (good for walking/warm)

Other: 

  • Umbrella’s

Meadow Rose Society

Centre’s most used items: Donatons appreciated.

Diapers: sizes 4, 5, and 6

Formula:  Stage 1, 2 and 3.

Baby wipes

Baby food: jars, squeeze and go, pablum

Nursing pads

 

Item

Female

Male

Either Sex

Bags

 

 

15 (50)

Small shampoo

 

 

82 (50)

Small conditioner

 

 

38 (50)

Body lotion

50 (25)

 

 

Combs

17 (25)

13 (25)

 

Soaps/body wash

 

 

190 (50)

Socks

28 (25)

25 (25)

 

Deodorants

13 (25)

6 (25)

 

Toothbrushes

 

 

72 (50)

Toothpaste

 

 

111 (50)

Gloves

 

 

7 (50)

Scarves

 

 

21 (50)

Toques

 

 

62 (50)

Sanitary products

0 (25)

 

 

Note books

 

 

6 (50)

Pens

 

 

43 (50)

Handbag size tissues

20 (25)

 

 

 

Ann Davis Transition                                                       

                                                                  

Donations to our Community.

                                                                  

Community Services,

Better Beginnings  

                                                                  

Community Policing

                                                                  

Hospice

                                                                  

Hospice                                                        Better Beginnings                                       Community Policing

Donations to our Community.

                                                                  

Just a few of the quilts made by the members and handed in at the May meeting.

                                                                  

January We Care Donations

See the wonderful display of quilts dontated at the January meeting.

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