Saturday, September 05, 2009

Support the Arts AND Operation Kid Comfort!!

Comfort! Create! Unite!



and the

Fayetteville Museum of Art.

Please take this opportunity to support Operation Kid Comfort while enjoying a fine art exhibit comprised of fine art quilts from some of the most talented artists in the field. Fayetteville Museum of Art of Fayetteville, NC will host ARTQUILTStransitions, the seventh annual juried exhibit of the Professional Art Quilters Alliance - South, from September 12 through November 1, 2009, with the Premiere Party on September 11, 2009 from 6-8 pm.

In lieu of the $5 entry free, and to honor the spirit of September 11th, America's National Day of Service, please bring a donation of materials to support Operation Kid Comfort.

Operation Kid Comfort, a free program of the Armed Services YMCA of Fort Bragg/Pope AFB, provides free photo-transfer comfort quilts and pillows to America's Littlest Heroes, the children of our deployed service men and women, as well as an opportunity for the community to unite in support of our military overseas.

Below is a list of suggested materials for donation to Operation Kid Comfort:

1 yard of 100% cotton fabric suitable for children's quilts
1 yard of 100% natural cotton batting
Colorful threads
1 yard 100% cotton bleached muslin
card stock for tags and cards
postage to priority shipping of kits to volunteer quilters
Bubble Jet Set solution for HP printers
Freezer paper
HP 564 inkjet cartridges Rotary cutter and/or blades

Operation Kid Comfort is a program of the Armed Services YMCA or Fort Bragg/Pope AFB 910-436-0500

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Anonymous Dana said...

My kids just recieved their blankets today!! I cried my eyes out!! They are so adorable. My daughter got her blanket and it was just so adorable and my son got his pillow case I never thought that a pillow case would make me cry. Thank you all so very much for the time and effort that you put into these!!! You will never know just how much they warm ones heart!!!
Dana Walker

10:59 AM, April 21, 2010  
Anonymous Tami said...

My 2 Grand children just received their quilts. When my daughter in law text-ed me the pics I bawled my eyes out to where I couldn't even SEE them! I had to wait a bit to get focused. What an honorable precious gift that will last a life time to these children. As a gramma who can't be there with them,,,, I Thank You ALL for the added love they need. These are such a tribute of Love!!It is hard being away from their daddy's & family both. Thank you, Thank you!! Sincerely, Arellia & Gage's Grami Tami

10:35 AM, October 06, 2011  

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