Key West Quilts Charity Fundraising

In these trying financial times, it’s been difficult to donate to our favorite charities as we have in the past. With virtual fundraising, we can all give a little toward the bigger goal. Each quilt and fleece blanket Ann Charlotte makes is linked with a major charity.

Virtual tickets are available from Ann Charlotte. Each donor will be assigned a ticket number and be notified by email.

Tickets are $1 each; 6 for $5; 15 for $10; 25 for $20.

PayPal accounts are set up for both Canadian and U.S. participants.

Please click here to order tickets today.

To pick the winner at the end of the offering, Ann Charlotte will contact a donor at random and ask them to pick a number between 1 and whatever the ending number happens to be. Some offerings have a set timeline. Others will be on-going until a generous donation is collected.

Thank you . . . the agencies will appreciate your patience.

If you have a favorite charity you would like to see included in the fundraising efforts, please contact Ann Charlotte. She will try to find the perfect fabric to represent the theme.

Please pass this along to all your contacts and ask them, in turn, to pass it on. Let’s keep this going as long as we can.

Make it fun and set up challenges between family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, etc.

Name: # Tickets:
Address: Total submitted to PayPal:
Telephone: In Support of:
Email:

Email the above information to Ann Charlotte at info@KeyWestQuiltsetc.com.

Let the challenge begin!

Ronald McDonald House Charities

These cute little Boyds Bears will be going to a lucky person in support of Ronald McDonald House Charities (www.rmhc.org).

Made of premium fleece, the blanket measures 50″ x 60″ – the perfect traveling size. Navy blue satin binding finishes the top and bottom edges.

Machine Wash / Tumble Dry

This offering will run through to June 2010 where the proceeds will be presented to Ronald McDonald House at the ACN convention in Charlotte, NC.

We’re throwing out a challenge to all our ACN teams. Let’s make our donation to the Ronald McDonald House the biggest one ever!

Muscular Dystrophy Association

Our local firemen take their big rubber boots and stand on street corners during the Jerry Lewis Telethon Labor Day weekend in support of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (www.mda.org). Their goal is to fill those boots.

These little Dalmation fire puppies are out to give them a helping paw.

Made of premium fleece, the blanket measures 50″ x 60″. Bright red satin binding finishes the top and bottom edges.

Machine Wash/ Tumble Dry

This offering will run through to Labor Day weekend 2010 when the proceeds will be donated to the MDA on behalf of our firemen.

Wolf Haven International

Wolf Haven International, Tenino, WA, (www.wolfhaven.org) is one of about 40 breeding facilities in the United States and Mexico and are one of three pre-release facilities in the U.S. Our support allows Wolf Haven to meet and expand upon their educational and conservation goals to ensure a better future for the wolves within their sanctuary and those in the wild. Their education programs reach out to our children teaching about the importance of wildlife, the environment, and the effect human beings have on both.

Ann Charlotte and her husband have donated to Wolf Haven for many years in support of their adopted Idaho pack wolf, Miwok.

Black satin binding finishes this 50″ x 60″ premium fleece blanket.

Machine Wash/Tumble Dry

Children’s Miracle Network

These bright colorful balloons are flying high for the Children’s Miracle Network (www.ChildrensMiracleNetwork.org).

“Children’s Miracle Network is a non-profit organization that raises funds for more than 170 children’s hospitals. Countless individuals, organizations and media partners unite with Children’s Miracle Network hospitals to help sick and injured kids in local communities. Donations to Children’s Miracle Network create miracles by funding medical care, research and education that saves and improves the lives of 17 million children each year.”

100% cotton quilt approximately 50″ x 60″

Machine Wash/Dry

Orphan Acres Equine Rescue

The Mission at Orphan Acres Equine Rescue, Viola, Idaho (community.palouse.net/orphanacres) is “to educate people regarding the rescue and rehabilitation of wildlife and equines/horses as well as proper care and maintenance of said animals.”

Orphan Acres is home to Lil Blue McGoo, the beautiful white horse Kicking Bird (Graham Greene) rode in the movie, Dances with Wolves. Blue arrived at Orphan Acres several hundred pounds underweight, lethargic, and had open sores all over his body. Today he is much improved and enjoys his celebrity status.

Since 1975, Orphan Acres has accepted over 2,750 horses in urgent need of rescue and has placed over 1,600 horses in caring homes.

Ann Charlotte has personally visited Orphan Acres and was very impressed with the abundant love and care Brent Glover gives these horses.

50” x 60”Premium fleece blanket bound with satin binding.

Machine wash/dry.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure®

In support of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. (ww5.komen.org)

Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is now the global leader of the breast cancer movement. As the world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists, they’re working together to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures.

50” x 60”Premium fleece blanket bound with satin binding.

Machine wash/dry.

  A challenge is going out to all the Parrothead Clubs also in support of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.
Keep the fun going and see how much we can raise in time for the 2010 Meeting of the Minds in Key West this fall.

50” x 60” Cotton quilt.

Machine wash/dry.

Guiding Eyes for the Blind

In support of Guiding Eyes for the Blind (www.guidingeyes.org).

“Guiding Eyes for the Blind, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, was founded in 1956 to enrich the lives of blind and visually impaired by providing them with the freedom to travel safely, thereby assuring greater independence, dignity and expanded horizons of opportunity. Since that time, Guiding Eyes has become one of the foremost guide dog schools in the world, graduating more than 7,000 guide dog teams.

It provides superbly bred guide dogs, professional training and follow-up support services to students at no cost to them and depends on contributions to fulfill its mission.”

50” x 60” Cotton quilt.

Machine wash/dry.

More of Ann Charlotte’s favorite horse rescue agencies

In support of a number of Ann Charlotte’s favorite horse rescue agencies. For more information, visit the following websites:

Redwings Horse Santuary (www.redwingshorsesanctuary.org)  “The mission of Redwings Horse Sanctuary is to eliminate the causes of equine suffering through education and community outreach programs, rescue abused and neglected equines, and provide permanent sanctuary or selected foster homes for those equines.”

Lifesavers Wild Horse Rescue, (www.wildhorserescue.org) is “dedicated to saving American mustangs and domestic horses from abuse, neglect and slaughter.

Front Range Equine Rescue, (www.frontrangerequinerescue.org) is a  non-profit organization working to prevent the abuse and neglect of horses through rescue and education.

50” x 60” Premium fleece bound with satin binding.

Machine wash/dry.

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