February 7th, 2017
Just another month left before all the quilts will be sorted, counted and packed up to ship to Maryland to the Lutheran World Relief warehouses. On February 6, the quilters made another milestone! 13 quilts were assembled, tied and finished on the edges! An additional 3 quilts were finished, having been assembled and tied in January. TWO more are ready to finish in the closet, making a total of 18 quilts added to the count!
January 6th, 2017
The quilters are looking for some willing ladies who can just sew a straight seam. Each time the quilters meet they finish 10-12 quilts. It has become a challenge to have enough tops ready with the ladies who are sewing now. If you would be willing to just follow the directions for an already designed quilt and sew blocks together, please contact Jean Hoffmeyer at 845-4168. You can do all of this in the comfort... [more]
November 17th, 2016
We just received word that 15 quilts were shipped in late September to Mali, in West Africa. LWR works with the National Solidarity Fund to fight chronic poverty, strengthen development projects in urban and rural communities through acceess to clean water, health education and sustainable farming practices. Our quilts will be serving AIDS patients as well as women and children in need of other medical attention.
September 29th, 2016
Eventually all these quilts go to the warehouse in Maryland to be baled and readied for distribution where needed. Pictured are 2015-elelcted LWML President Patti Ross and former LWML President Linda Reiser, now serving on the Lutheran World Relief Board of Directors.
Update from LWR!
We were just notified that our quilts have been shipped directly to two mission fields. On July 13, 2016, several bales of quilts, including some of ours, were shipped to the Eastern... [more]
March 29th, 2016
Trinity Quilters filled 37 boxes with 100 quilts for Lutheran World Relief. Three quilts were reserved to donate to the annual fund raising auction at Clifton Lutheran Sunset Home; one for Camp Lone Star's fund raising auction. Others distributed throughout the year, not included in this count, were given to shut-in members of the congregation, Hospice, and Care Net. We give thanks for the generous sharing of materials, time, and skill to create... [more]
March 9th, 2016
The count as of February 22 was 103! Seven more quilts were completed and more designed and sent home for sewing. Quilts will be sorted and packed for shipping to Lutheran World Relief on Monday, March 28. Stay tuned for a final grand total!
One quilt has been designed and completed with the assistance of the group. Janet Hurta did the machine quilting. This quilt will be set aside for a special purpose.
September 29th, 2015
Trinity Quilters put together a record TWELVE quilts on the Monday, September 28 work day! That brings the growing collection to around 58 quilts that will be distributed through Care Net, Hospice, and Lutheran World Relief. This amount is already greater than the number of quilts finished and distributed last April. Praise God for the generosity of these women to craft and share a beautiful reminder of God's love and mercy.
August 24th, 2015
Some of our quilts shipped to the Lutheran World Relief warehouse in Maryland after Easter have been shipped to the West African country of Mali. This shipment of quilts and kits will be distribruted through the national Solidarity Fund serving AIDs patients as well as women and children in need of other medical attention.
July 31st, 2015
Lutheran World Relief staff has shared 9,240 quilts and 1.000 personal care kits to the Nepalese people whose homes have been destroyed.
June 3rd, 2015
Since the beginning of the Syrian Civil War in March 2011, many Syrian refugees have fled to Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, and Iraq. Since 2011 Lutheran World Relief has been responding to the Syrian refugee crisis and thousands of families have been given access to items that fulfill their basic needs. Thanks to your generosity, in addition to meeting immediate needs through shelter repair kits, cash-for-work, and water filtration projects, LWR will also be distributing Quilts,... [more]