Archive for Featured News

Save the Date: Honor our Heroes on April 5th

Once a year, Freedom Quilts calls upon those who support our heroes and their families to come and join us in a day of honor and remembrance. This year, we’re dedicating April 5th to honor families and their lost loved ones. Saturday, April 5th 2014 12:30pm Arrive at King’s Pointe, Storm Lake 1:30pm Escort Families […]

2014 Quilt Raffle

Support Freedom Quilts and Enter to Win this Beautiful Quilt It’s time to start raising money for our 2014 event to honor heroes and their families, and also to keep the project going so we can continue to make more quilts for families of our fallen heroes. Our quilts will always go to parents, spouses […]

Behind the Scenes: Working Hard on Our Letters to You

Each year, we work really hard on writing a special letter to so many of our friends, family members and supporters. It’s our fundraiser letter! And of course, along with that comes hundreds of letters to fold as well as envelopes to stuff, address and seal. Well, Saturday we had a really busy day working on […]

Our newest Freedom Quilts Sister

January 19, 2014
LTC Carol Snedeker is an amazing woman who works with the Community Based Warrior Transition Unit in California (CBWTU-CA). Within that unit, Lt Colonel Snedeker works with sick, ill and injured soldiers.

This is how I met Carol, and how she quickly became one of our newest Freedom Quilts Sisters. read more…

Happy Holidays

December 11, 2013 Happy Holidays everyone! I hope you are all enjoying the holidays and that they’re filled with fun, family and friends! I also hope that you will pause to think of our families who have lost a loved one. Take a little time to do something kind and loving for someone who is […]

2013 Quilt Raffle Winner

Congratulations to Jill Blake from Polk City, IA! She won this year’s Freedom Quilts Annual Quilt Raffle.

Every year Freedom Quilts makes a quilt to help fund this project, and so many wonderful people join in to help make it possible. From the bottom of my heart, I want to thank everyone who supported our mission by purchasing a raffle ticket. I also want to thank all of our amazing volunteers who help keep this project going.
See photos and read more >

Remembering 911

On September 11th, 2001, everyday people across the country stepped up to help in the face of destruction.

This video — BOATLIFT, An Untold Tale of 9/11 Resilience — is a powerful reminder of the humanity, bravery and heroism in this country. We are truly united, and we stand together to help one another out. God bless America.
Watch the video >>

Victory Rally Quilt Winner

Banjo, as he likes to be called, was the winner of the Victory Quilt. Banjo is a Spencer Legion Rider and a supporter for Freedom Quilts.

When we have our Freedom Quilts ceremony, we can count on Banjo being one of the guys there to help escort the fallen soldiers’ families. He is also a loyal supporter who helps with the Avenue of Flags and the Battle Cross as we honor our fallen heroes. Read More >>

Buena Vista University Buenafication Day

Last month marked the 100th anniversary of Buena Vista University Buenafication Day. On Buenafication Day, which was held on April 23, students, faculty and staff dedicated their time to work on service projects on and off BV campus.

Freedom Quilts was absolutely thrilled and honored to participate as a Buenafication Day service project partner! View Photos >>

This Victory Rally Quilt Could be Yours!

Did you know that this August will be the 15th Anniversary for Victory Motorcycle? Well, we’re excited to share that at this year’s Victory Rally in Spirit Lake, Iowa, the Freedom Quilts Victory Quilt will be on display. And for anyone wanting a chance to win the quilt, all it takes is a $5.00 donation!

Find out how YOU can enter to win!

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