Additional information can be obtained by emailing philanthropy@cvquiltguild.org

 

 

Philanthropy Quilts

Coachella Valley Quilt Guild members create and donate quilts to various charity organizations throughout the Coachella Valley.  In 2016, 555 quilts were donated to deserving charities.  The goal is to provide quality quilts annually to organizations in need.  You too can help the guild achieve our goal!  For additional information on how, contact the committee at the above email link. 

 

Philanthropy Charities

The Philanthropy Committee selected the charity organizations listed below to receive philanthropy quilts made by CVQG members.  Donations for these organizations will be accepted at the monthly guild meetings and will be distributed as the need arises.

 

 

 

 

Barbara Sinatra Children's Center

A non-profit agency serving abused children throughout the Coachella Valley.

Website:  www.sinatracenter.org

 

Preferred Quilt Size:  Lap size 40 x 60

 

 

Shelter from the Storm

This agency provides comprehensive services to Coachella Valley victims of domestic violence -- professionally, ethically, and compassionately.

Website:  www.shelterfromthestorm.com

Preferred Quilt Sizes:  Crib 36 x 42, Lap size 40 x 60

Galilee Center

Each week needs are met in the Mecca area to disburse clothing, food and bedding.

 

They have a new program called New Mecca Comfort Station to provide access to showers, restrooms, laundry services and a community room to families living in their cars. They can use baby blankets and quilts.

 

galileecenter.org

 

SafeHouse of the Desert

 

Regardless of the situation - family troubles, addiction, despair, depression, bullying - they open their doors to youth at SafeHouse of the Desert.

 

For more information call 760-343-3211

Emergency shelter for ages 11 - 17. Crisis counselling, shelter, food and school program.

 

They have a downloadable phone App that provides anonymous text communication 24/7 with a licensed mental health professional from SafeHouse.  

 

safehouseofthedesert.com

Pegasus Therapeutic Riding

 

They work with stroke victims and special needs children through horse therapy.

 

pegasusridingacademy.org