Charity Quilt Group has now changed its’ name to “Comfort Quilts” to
better reflect our goals and ideals. There are many amazing
there that can benefit from our wonderful quilts. However, we feel that
and foremost we should be looking after our own members. To that end we
drafted this mission statement to limit the focus of our
Our mission will therefore be to supply quilts of comfort to our
families and friends and supplies permitting, supply such quilts to
organizations that we will feel would most benefit from such
The committee shall consist of three persons
All requests must come from a guild member by written application to
comfort quilt committee.
The comfort quilt committee will consider all requests and if the
met, will decide which quilt to give.
The following conditions will be considered for review:
undergoing extensive long term cancer treatment
||Those suffering from a terminal illness
||Those having a baby/child with a
||Those affected by a disaster such as a
events needing comfort such
debilitating long term
condition or victim of crime or abuse
with unusual trauma or
||Must be in the guild geographic area
Bereavement quilts will not be issued as it is felt that this is
everyone deals with.
Providing quilts to services such as police and fire departments as we
that this is not an area where carefully crafted quilts belong.
The comfort quilt committee shall keep a log with photo and size of the
that are available.
quilt label shall say “A Gift from Oxford Quilters' Guild”
The details of the recipient will be logged in general terms (i.e.;
guild member undergoing cancer treatment, guild member with premature
general call for quilts from tornado zone, etc.)
Once the quilts are given, the original letter of request will be
and when we feel we have covered our members needs the committee will
decide whether to donate to local charities. The following have been
||Quilts of Valor