2017 was our best year yet! So many donations, so many participants, so many things to do!
Steve made another amazing quilt! Thank you Hoffman Fabrics for the donation of a bolt of batik fabric that was used.
It was won by
The quilt is titled "It Takes a Village" and measures 90" x 110".
This year Henry Glass has donated a bolt of fabric for the blocks for next year's quilt.
We thank our fabric companies for supporting our endeavors.
Here's a photo of a Friendship Star block being made. We made 60 stars to be used in next year's quilt.
We also had people sitting at sewing machines learning how to do sequencing so they could sew their name out for part of next year's signature quilt.
And we had some embroidery machines available for people to stitch out a unique design created by Herb!
Steve showed how to use the needle threader that everyone had in their goodie bags.
Students from the Neuro Science Club at Western New England University educated us on what happens when a brain gets injured.
May 2017: Check out the article that WNEU did for their students participation!
We presented Nancy with a Super Woman cape! Many thanks to Peggy B. and her team of assistants.
And we can't forget to thank all the people who donated to our Teacup Auction and all the people who purchased tickets to win the items!
All funds raised will be donated to Spaulding Rehab Hospital. We are trying to set up a foundation in Nancy Power's name and we are halfway there!!!
If you couldn't attend but would like to donate, you can give directly to Spaulding by clicking on this link http://giving.spauldingnetwork.org In the Tribute section, please select "In honor of" and type in Name: Nancy Power. Thank you!
June 2016: Steve and Nancy were featured on MassLive in a 5 year follow-up to the horrible accident.
Check it out.
March 10, 2016: We've been featured in The Reminder! Read about it here!
March 20, 2016: Channel 40 covered our event! Watch the clip!
Our 2016 Raffle: First Prize: Quilt- "The Same But Different" 64" x 128"
Blocks made at last year's event
Fabric donated by Northcott Fabrics
Assembled and quilted by Stephen Power
Won by K. Walsh! Congratulations!
Front of Quilt
Detail of Front
Back of Quilt
Detail of back
Second Prize: Sewing Machine - Singer 301 with Extension Table
Won by Beth N.! Congratulations!
Unique Jewelry: We will have some magnetic jewelry from ZappyDots on sale with a portion of the proceeds going to our event. We'll also be able to take orders. To see what they look like check out their website at zappydots.com.
Watch WGGB from Thursday March 12, 2015 from 12-1 to see Steve Power talking about Head Trauma, Traumatic Brain Injury and our event!! Watch it here!
If you can't attend but would like to donate, you can give directly to Spaulding by clicking on this link http://giving.spauldingnetwork.org In the Tribute section, please select "In honor of" and type in Name: Nancy Power. Thank you!