Quilters always come to each other’s needs. At the beginning of the pandemic, quilters equipped family, friends, and entire communities with PPE in the form of masks despite a shortage. Now, quilters are joining together to help other quilters abroad.
Quilters Stand with Ukraine
We wanted to share this fundraiser our friend Pat Sloan started called “Quilters Stand for Ukraine.”
Pat was inspired to do something after President of the Ukrainian Quilters Guild Maria Nelga asked for help. Currently, Maria is helping children of Ukraine flee to Poland. The goal is to raise enough money to keep kids safe until they can gain refugee status.
Pat also created a blue and yellow star-within-a-star quilt block and pattern in solidarity for Ukraine. See below for what you can do:
- Donate what you can to UNICEF
- Download Pat’s quilt pattern
- Make the block or quilt
- Share the fundraiser using the hashtag #QuiltersStandForUkraine with all your quilting and non-quilting friends
Check out Pat’s blog or watch her short video for more information.
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