Community Service Projects
The Charity Committee is providing opportunities for curbside pickup of pre-ordered Charity quilt kits, and drop-off of finished Charity quilts.
Quilts are made for premature babies in the neonatal intensive care units (NICU) at Evergreen Hospital, UW Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, Swedish Hospital, and Auburn Medical Center.
1358 preemie quilts were delivered in 2021. Flannel burp cloths were also provided.
The Preemie Project is QA’s longest running charity project, providing more than 23,000 preemie quilts since 1986.
Quilted Comforts for Our Elderly
Quilts are made to provide comfort to elderly persons residing in Seattle area nursing homes.
300 quilts were delivered to eight nursing homes in 2021.
Since 2007, more than 2,600 quilts have been provided.
Evergreen Hospice Project
Quilts and other gifts of comfort are made for patients of Evergreen Hospice.
151 quilts, 122 catheter bag covers, 60 pairs of fleece mittens, and 5 fleece blankets were delivered in 2021.
Since 2007, more than 880 quilts, 1070 catheter bag covers, 380 pairs of fleece mittens, and 390 fleece blankets have been provided.
Operation Baby Love
Baby quilts are made for military families at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, where they are delivered to the New Parent Support Center, the 17th Field Artillery Brigade (Thunderbolt Brigade), and Fisher House.
148 baby quilts were delivered in 2021.
Since 2006, more than 990 baby quilts have been provided.
Christmas Stocking Project
Christmas stockings are made for Atlantic Street Center, helping to bring holiday cheer to children in our community.
1795 Christmas stockings were delivered in 2021.
Since 2001, more than 24,600 Christmas stockings have been provided.
Pillowcases for Fisher House
Pillowcases are made for military families at Fisher House, Joint Base Lewis-McChord at Madigan Army Medical Center. Fisher House provides comfort homes where military and veteran families can stay free of charge, while a loved one is in the hospital.
261 pillowcases were delivered in 2021.
Since the start of this project, more than 3,170 pillowcases have been provided.