Some of the Agencies the Guild donates quilts to are: Victim Services, Sea to Sky Community Services, Pearl’s Place, Transition House, Hilltop House, Preemie Quilts to both Lions Gate and Squamish General Hospitals.
2018 – SQUAMISH QUILTING GUILD’S INVOLVEMENT IN THE COMMUNITY
Above – October 2018, getting the community involved in assembling ‘community quilts’ at the Craft Fair in October at Centrepoint in Squamish.
September 2018 – Mike receiving Quilt after house fire
Summer 2018 – Teens receiving quilts after fire to their home
Squamish Guild delivered 30 quilts to Lions Gate Preemie Ward in June 2018
Member of the Humboldt, Saskatchewan community receives Squamish Guild Quilt
2017 Community Involvement
The Quilting Community helped Canada celebrate 150 years with the Great Canadian Quilting Bee -quilts made by Guilds across Canada were donated to various Ronald MacDonald Homes. Each quilt incorporated a Canadian flag somewhere on the quilt.
Wendy presenting quilts to Squamish Families
Amber & Adam from Newport House taking their quilts home
Presentation of a Friendship Quilt to Margaret
Sea to Sky Community Services receiving quilts and Crib/Cot Quilts
Quilts ready for Syrian family arriving in Squamish
Quilt for Community Donation made by Colleen
Donated blocks for Fall Fair raffle
Small sample of baby quilts for donation
Quilt donated to Hilltop House for their Spring Raffle to raise funds for therapeutic programs for alzheimer’s patients
Lions Gate Hospital NIC Unit receiving over 30 “Preemie” Quilts
Here is a photo of ‘Preemie’ Quilts donated to Squamish General Hospital for those little ones that arrive earlier than expected …….
In July 2014, two Squamish families lost everything in house fires.
Nancy M., our Community Quilts Coordinator, presents a donation of quilts for the children of both families to representatives of these families.