Sunday, November 21, 2010

{ Modern } Relief - Give to A Special Cause this Holiday Season

Several weeks ago a friend of mine contacted me with an idea. Heather wanted to organize a charity raffle where several friends would get together to make quilts that would raise money for charity. {Modern} Relief was born shortly thereafter and 18 members have contributed projects to benefit the cause. We hope you would consider giving to others this Holiday season by purchasing a raffle ticket. You're not only helping those in need as each entry brings you closer to possibly winning a wonderful quilt. Please help spread the word about our cause.

Here are the two quilts I donated that will be given to two lucky WINNERS! They were both made using my Bundles of Joy tutorial and one charm pack each; one in Life's a Hoot by Adornit and the other in Hushaby by Tula Pink. They are baby quilt size, around 23.5" x 27".

{Modern} Relief Donations

Charity Quilt #2 Finished!

Here is some additional information about {Modern} Relief:

{Modern} Relief is a simple concept. We are Modern Quilters uniting through the holiday season by bringing the warmth of our quilts and the warmth of your hearts together for others in need. This season, 2010, we will be supporting World Vision. We hope YOU will join us in taking a stand against hunger by participating in our fundraising raffle. Please let me introduce to you World Vision.


World Vision is leading the effort to end hunger.

In the next seven seconds, another hungry child will die.

World Vision is on the front lines of the fight against hunger. Today — and every day — we’ll distribute nearly 600 metric tons of emergency food aid, nourishing the hungry. We’ll give local farmers the seeds, tools, and training they need to grow their own food and feed their own communities. And we will plead the cause of the hungry in halls of power all over the world.

Please join us in creating a world without hunger — a world in which no child dies for want of nutritious food. This site offers in-depth information on hunger, its causes, and how it can be stopped. You can learn more about key hunger-related issues and share what you discover with friends and family. Use this link to begin your journey.

Please meet the members of this season’s event and view their donations that they have generously provided to this fundraiser raffle.

Heather from { House } of A La Mode


Amy from Amy's Creative Side


Elizabeth from Oh, Fransson!


Nettie from a quilt is nice


Aneela from Comfortstitching


Brioni from Flossyblossy


John from Quilt Dad


Kate from One Flew Over


Ashley from Film in the Fridge


Katy from i'm a ginger monkey


Tacha from Hanies


Amanda from Sasikirana Handmade


Jennifer & Jessica from Twin Fibers


Nova from a cuppa and a catch up


Ryan from I'm Just A Guy Who Quilts



Julie from Jaybird Quilts


Jacquie from Tallgrass Prairie Studio


Alissa from Handmade by Alissa


The Guidelines:

- To enter this raffle please click on the PayPal button, this will bring you to the { Modern } Relief PayPal account.
- The cost to enter this Raffle is $10.00 per entry.
- Entries are unlimited, so please feel free to give till your heart’s content.
- Winners of the raffle will be chosen by a random generator on December 1st, 2010.
- Each { Modern } Relief Quilter participating in this event will post the entire list of winners for the donated quilts on their blogs during the second week of December and the grand total of our contributions to this cause.
- Additionally, they will also contact their personal winners at that time too.

We THANK you!





8 comments:

  1. thanks my man friend!! YOU're the best!

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  3. great idea - here's hoping you raise lots!

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  4. What an amazing this this is! I am a huge supporter of World Vision, I sponsor two girls with them! I know I will buy a few tickets!

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  6. Suzi Parron said...
    I hope to be able to add more than just this one entry--both to help you and because I would be thrilled to have a piece of your artwork!

    What a great cause and such generous hearts you all have. Hope this is a great success for you all.

    Suzi

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  7. Looks like you're on track to surpass your goal of $4,000! Very cool!

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