baby on blanket



AZ Blankets 4 Kids is an all-volunteer non-profit organization serving children in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Our goal is to provide comforting blankets and quilts to seriously ill and traumatized children in our community.



"Sharing our talents and love by making blankets for seriously ill or traumatized children."

 


If you have an existing PayPal account, please make your donation by clicking PayPal Giving Fund. When you donate through PayPal Giving Fund, you can feel good knowing that 100% of your donation goes to AZ Blankets 4 Kids. If you do not have a PayPal account, you can still donate via debit/credit card by clicking the button below.

 

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Upcoming Quilting Bees...


Fountain of the Sun
Saturday, March 11, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
540 S. 80th St., Mesa, AZ
(map)

Bring a sewing machine with a walking foot if possible. There's also handwork, cutting and pressing to be done. Bring your basic sewing kit, favorite scissors, etc. All fabric and other supplies will be provided. Bring $6.50 and join us for a delicious BBQ lunch.


Sunland Springs Village
Saturday, April 1, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
2240 Springwood Blvd., Mesa, AZ
(map)

Bring a sewing machine with a walking foot if possible. There's also handwork, cutting and pressing to be done. Bring your basic sewing kit, favorite scissors, etc. All fabric and other supplies will be provided. Lunch will be sandwich roll-ups, salad, chips, fruit, cookies and ice cream for $6.

 



Ongoing Quilting Bees...


Palmas del Sol - Scrap Happy Quilters


Every Monday of the month except the second Monday
6209 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa, AZ (map)

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Bring a sewing machine with a walking foot if possible. There's also handwork, cutting and pressing to be done. Bring your basic sewing kit, favorite scissors, etc. All fabric and other supplies will be provided. You can also bring your lunch and make new friends while you refuel to finish the afternoon of sewing.


Peace by Piece
www.peacebypiecequilters.org

1st Thursday each Month
Mission del Sol Presbyterian Church

1565 E. Warner Rd, Tempe
(just W of McClintock) (map)

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Bring a sewing machine with a walking or free motion foot if possible. Otherwise there is always plenty of handwork, cutting and pressing to be done. Bring your basic sewing kit, favorite scissors, etc. All fabric and other supplies will be provided for you to create awesome quilts.

 

Las Palmas Grand

3rd Thursday each Month except December
Las Palmas Grand Ballroom
2550 S. Ellsworth Rd, Mesa
(S of US60 on Ellsworth)
(map)
9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Bring a sewing machine with a walking foot if possible. Otherwise there is always plenty of handwork, cutting and pressing to be done. Bring your basic sewing kit, favorite scissors, etc. All fabric and other supplies will be provided.



We Did It! Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!

We distributed our 100,000th blanket since our inception in 2001.

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Note on Preemie Blankets...

At this time we are overstocked with preemie blankets. If you would direct your efforts to any other size blankets, we would sincerely appreciate it. Thanks to all our volunteers for the time, talent and love you put into every stitch.


infant on quilt

AZ Blankets 4 Kids is run by caring volunteers who believe that EVERY child has the right to feel secure in the world.

Anyone, any age, can help these children. It's within your power to make a difference! Be an AZ Blankets 4 Kids volunteer!

Ways You Can Help...

  • Join our Blanket Bees. Bring your sewing machine and sewing supplies. We will have kits available to sew, or come and crochet or knit a blanket, or layer and tie quilts.
  • Make a blanket and donate it to AZ Blankets 4 Kids. All blankets should be handmade and washable.
  • Donate blanket making supplies: new 100% cotton fabric, batting, or non- wool yarn.
  • Donate gift certificates to local fabric and quilt stores.
  • Donate postage stamps, office supplies and/or copying services.
  • Have your organization host a Blanket Bee at your facility.


"Providing something that medicine alone cannot -- LOVE."