• The Community Quilt Project

    The Community Quilt Project

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    VA Hospital Service Project

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  • The Community Quilt Project

    The Community Quilt Project

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Daily Kos Community Quilts Project

Community Quilts are a way of sharing care, compassion and support for community members who are facing illness or other hardships.
  1. Since 2009, our community members Sara R and winglion (Ann) have created over 150 of these beloved Community Quilts for members of Daily Kos or their family members. Early on, since around 2010, they started making Pootie Pads and other small quilted items, too. This work is what has paid the bills for these two wonderful women for nearly a decade now. 

    Over the past five or six years, both Sara R & Ann have had a number of health issues, and some of them have

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  2. Llbear has not been around this site for awhile, largely because his health makes it difficult to be on the computer for any length of time.  But many people will remember his presence here with great fondness and respect.  Being a disabled Viet Nam Veteran, he was always supportive of Veterans and their issues — and he lent a helping hand to many individuals, as well. 

    Delivery of quilts and other items to the Portland, Oregon VA Hospital on March 13, 2016. Pictured, left to right: Ann Reed, Angela Marx, Richard</figure></div>...							</div>
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													<h3 class= UPDATED: THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! My Community Quilt has arrived!

    Late last winter I came down with a pretty bad case of diverticulitis that landed me in the hospital for a few days with some of the worse pain I’ve ever experienced. I got out and made it back to work for all of two days before I was back to the ER, this time at the University of Michigan, with a serious abscess and abdominal infection and more intense pain. That got taken care of but the antibiotics weren’t entirely successful and I ended up back in the hospital for another week in isolation while I got a round of IV antibiotics.

    A month later I had a follow-up visit to my

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