Giving Tuesday and Thank You Thursday!

“Remember Me” by Sue Rivers. Click image to visit this Quilt Index record.

Quilts are one of the things we leave behind, and it is the Quilt Alliance’s mission to make SURE those quiltmakers are remembered. Help us further that mission on Giving Tuesday ant through December as you pay tribute to someone special to you. See the Thank You Thursday Tributes posted to date.

Giving Tuesday was founded in 2012 by New York’s 92nd Street Y in partnership with the United Nations Foundation as a global day dedicated to giving back. In contrast to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is about coming together to give generously and then sharing your giving story to inspire others via the social media tag #GivingTuesday.

This year on Giving Tuesday (and up to December 31), make a generous donation to the Quilt Alliance in honor of someone who has given you the gift of quilting: a teacher, a family member, or a friend who showed you how or inspired you to quilt.

 1. Make a donation of at least $25. Make a secure online donation via our website.

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2. Email your Giving Tuesday Tribute to information@quiltalliance.org. Send us text (200 words or less) – a story, a poem, a dedication–it’s up to you, and attach photo in jpg or png format.

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3. We’ll share your tribute in our Thank You Thursday blog and eBurst posts starting on December 4th and running through December 31. Please share these posts on your social media sites with the tags #GivingTuesday, #ThankYouThursday, and  #QuiltAlliance to share  your support of our mission to document, preserve and share the rich history of quilts and their makers.

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Your gift will be matched dollar for dollar!

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And thanks to a very generous donation from a family foundation who believes in our work, every contribution made during the Giving Tuesday project will be matched dollar for dollar.  Let me repeat that ; ) –every contribution made during the Giving Tuesday project will be matched dollar for dollar!

Click here to make a secure donation now.

ALittleThankYou_890x806And, if that’s not enough to motivate you, as an added incentive and thank you to our supporters, our generous Quilt Alliance board members have offered these exciting products for our End-of-Year Giveaway! All members and donors who make a donation/membership payment of at least $25 by December 31, will automatically be entered to win one of the following prizes:

Don’t delay, give today: http://www.allianceforamericanquilts.org/support/

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The Quilt Alliance is a nonprofit 501c3 organization established in 1993 whose mission is to document, preserve, and share our International quilt heritage by collecting the rich stories that historic and contemporary quilts, and their makers, tell about our nation's diverse peoples and their communities. In support of this mission, the Alliance brings together quilt makers and designers, the quilt industry, quilt scholars and teachers, and quilt collectors to further the following goals: To promote the understanding of the quilt as an important grassroots art form. To make information about quilts available to a broad public. To educate the public about the importance of documenting quilts and quiltmakers so that their stories will not be lost.

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