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Iowa Has Not Forgotten

The 15th Anniversary of 911 is just around the corner. How many of you will remember that day and what happened on September 11, 2001? Do you remember where you were when you heard the news? Did it change your life for ever like it has for the families of 911? Will you take time […]

Freedom Quilts Annual Event to Honor Families – April 2nd

April 2nd will be a very respectful event held for the families the following heroes: Sgt Dillion Naslund SSgt Shawn Roeder Sgt Joseph Delashmutt Chief Petty Officer Jon Tumilson Command Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Snedeker Freedom Quilts will start the event with the families being driven to the Freedom Quilts Shop in two limos and an […]

Honoring Vietnam Veterans at Alta VFW Meeting

On March 16th of this year, local Vietnam Veterans were honored for their service to our country at the VFW meeting held at the Alta Community Center. The Vietnam Veterans were given the 50th Anniversary Vietnam Veterans lapel pins and a certificate signed by President Obama. The purpose of these lapel pins is to thank […]

2016 Quilt Raffle: You can win this quilt AND support Freedom Quilts

The New Year is here and we are all energized to get started. We are touched and honored to have so many friends who believe in the value of this mission. Thanks to your support, we have been able to continue honoring families with quilts of comfort. Everyone who has participated in helping has made […]

A New Year of Hope and Comfort

With the start of a new year, it’s a great time to reflect on 2015. In doing so, I would like to thank all our generous supporters — donors and volunteers who have provided healing and hope to those who have lost a loved one whether in combat, because of PTSD, or on 9/11. We […]

The Commemorative Vietnam War Pin

On Dec 16th, Freedom Quilts’ Betty Nielsen went to honor Vietnam Veterans who served during the time period of November 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975. Freedom Quilts has partnered with the Department of Defense Vietnam War Commemorative to honor all those who served whether state side or actually in Vietnam. These are the men and women […]

Our Deepest Thanks to Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods is very generous in helping our local community. They make it a point to make sure that some of the company’s profits go back to the community. One of the organizations that Tyson Foods been helping is Freedom Quilts. As a gesture of our deepest thanks and gratitude, Freedom Quilts presented Tyson with a plague […]

Labor Day Quilt Raffle Winner

Every year we have two raffles, one that runs January through July and another that runs April through Labor Day. Well, this year’s Labor Day quilt winner is Jennifer Roth from Moville, Iowa. Congrats Jennifer! We also want to thank everyone who made a donation to Freedom Quilts. Your support helps keep us going. We just couldn’t be able to do […]

Honoring Vietnam Vets

Wednesday afternoon, Becky Dewey brought with her Retired Colonel Yvonne Schilz to meet Dennis and I. Yvonne is Chief Commemorative Partner Program and POW/MIA Liaison. A truly amazing lady. I was totally at awe with her. Finally after 50 years, the Vietnam Veterans are being honored for serving, whether state side or overseas. Because of […]

This Year’s Quilt Raffle Winner

This year’s winner of our annual quilt raffle is Willis Hamilton. Since the beginning of the Freedom Quilts project, Willis has been a loyal supporter. It is supporters like Willis who help keep us going. We surprised Willis at his office with the quilt. He had no idea that we were coming. What a way to […]

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