Quilters Support Alzheimer’s Research

Last week I had the honor of meeting Ami Simms, Founder & Executive Director of the Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative (AAQI). After a personal experience with the disease, Ami started the AAQI in January 2006, and to-date they’ve raised over $400,000! See the AAQI website for all of the different programs for quilters to contribute to this worthy organization.

Feather Flower 2 Caryl Fallert Quilters Support Alzheimers Research

Right now, the World Series Quilt Challenge is underway, showcasing famous quilters’ Alzheimer’s quilts (see Feathered Flower #2 by Caryl Bryer Fallert, above). Each of these well-known quilters (e.g. Caryl Bryer Fallert, Ricky Tims) created a 16″ x 16″ quilt that  will be auctioned online November 1-10 during Alzheimer’s Awareness Month.Read more about this contest at: www.alzquilts.org/wsqc.html

Take a look at the AAQI website and see how you might get involved!


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2 Responses to Quilters Support Alzheimer’s Research

  1. That is a beautiful quilt.

  2. What a gorgous quilts, and what a great cause!

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