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Wednesday, December 2, 2009

HOPES AND DREAMS

Quilters are the best!
Quilters care about others.
That's why you'll want to know about


Quilt Donation Program & Quilt Contest
started by Kathy Thompson, owner of
Quilters Dream Batting

THE CHALLENGE:
-to raise awareness of ALS - Lou Gehrig's Disease.
-to provide quilts, & bring recognition, hope and warmth to
the lives of ALS patients.
-to raise funds for research for treatment and a cure.

Donated quilts will be given to an ALS patient or used to raise funds and awareness by being photographed, displayed, auctioned or raffled.

Plus, each quilt entered is eligible to win great prizes
from the growing list of generous sponsors.

Donate quilt(s) by July 31, 2010
click for an entry form and more details.
also read a personal note from Kathy Thompson.

Kathy Thompson's son Josh was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease)two years ago at the age of 32. See pictures of Josh and read about the JT Walk for ALS.


Our brother, Kelly, was diagnosed with ALS when he was 34. He passed away at the age of 40.
He was a physical therapist and started the Kelly Carter Scholarship Fund to provide scholarships for students studying in various medical fields.
The quilt to the right was made with t-shirts from the annual Kelly Carter Scholarship Walk/Run which is held each year in Tecumseh, Michigan.

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