Community Service Opportunities

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Opportunities for Service in our area

While Community Service is not the main focus of our organization, we applaud everyone within our guild who makes charity quilts or is otherwise involved in an area of service.  This page is offered as a resource for anyone looking to become involved.

Quilts of Valor
The mission of the Quilts of Valor Foundation is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing quilts. QOV Website
Camp Erin Portland
A summer camp for children ages 6-17 who are grieving the death of someone close to them. Each camper is given a quilt and teddy bear to take home after camp. Learn More
Providence Passage Quilts
Provide comfort for dying patients and a keepsake for loving families and friends. Kits, batting and fabrics provided.  Contact Chaplain Sabine Maresco. ContactMeButton150
Providence NICU Quilts
Quilts that are 42-48 inches square are used to cover the incubators to soften the environment of the NICU and are given to baby and family. Must be washed. Contact Carol Brandt. 503-574-7560
Days for Girls
Empower girls in developing countries with more dignity and health through sustainable menstrual management. A great way to use up your scraps. More Info
Small Kennel Quilt Team
Provide 12″ x 18″ kennel quilts for animals in need. If you love quilting AND animals, this is for you! Info Flyer
Lovey Dolls
Connect premature babies with their parents through sense of smell using Lovey Dolls that are worn by the parents during NICU visits and then placed in the baby’s bed. Contact MPS member, Carolyn Bahrman.  Instructions

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