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OCTOBER, 2019

QUILTS OF VALOR

 

SPONSORED BY

  • Integrity First Bank
  • Danny Porter Century 21 LeMac Realty
  • Pizza Hut
  • Nachtigal & Nachtigal, MD, General & Vascular Surgery
  • KTLO, Classic Hits and The Boot

 

TOTAL QUILTS AWARDED:  226,042

QUILTS AWARDED YTD 2019:  16,932

 

The mission of the Quilts of Valor Foundation is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor.

Who gets quilts and how?  The qualifications are simple.  These quilts are given to veterans and include currently deployed military personnel. The quilts made by the Foundation’s member volunteers are called Quilts of Valor, sometimes referred to as QOVs. They are awarded to U.S. military service members and veterans who have been touched by war. A Quilt of Valor is a lifetime award.

Completed Quilts of Valor may be awarded locally to awardees known by the quilt maker or in the quilt maker’s community. Alternatively, individuals and groups may ask the Foundation to select destinations for completed quilts.

Requests for Quilts of Valor are sometimes referred to as “nominations.” Any individual may request a Quilt of Valor for a service member or veteran touched by war. An individual may request a Quilt of Valor for himself or herself.

To request a quilt, go to QOVF.org, and fill out the form online.

The Quilts of Valor Foundation favors awarding a QOV in person, rather than sending it impersonally in a box.