My Brother's Keeper Quilt Group - Sleeping Bags for the HomelessJoin Lourdes in making simple emergency sleeping bags for the homeless.

Handmade sleeping bags are created using the "Ugly Quilt" pattern, established in 1985 by the My Brother's Keeper Quilt Group. The outer shell of the sleeping bags are sewn together from recycled fabrics, such as sheets, comforters, curtains, or other remnant fabrics. Mattress pads, felt, and other fabric scraps are used for the sleeping bag filling. Once completed, the sleeping bags are donated to local and national homeless shelters for distribution.

Quilting and/or sewing skills are not required to make Ugly Quilts - all skill levels are welcome.

All supplies will be provided, but fabric donations will be accepted.

Donations of men's hats, gloves, scarves, socks, and travel-sized personal care items (e.g., soap, tissues, toothpaste, etc.) will also be accepted. These items are often packaged together and given to recipients of Ugly Quilts.

Dates & Times

Location

Lourdes Hospital, Lecture Hall, Main Floor

For More Information

For more information, call Joan at 570-942-4481.

More Upcoming Events

Joint Commission Gold Seal

Lourdes has been awarded the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval

Magent Logo

Lourdes has received
Magnet Recognition for Nursing Excellence

Commission on Cancer Logo

Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer

New York State Desginated Stroke Center

Lourdes is a New York State Designated Stroke Center

One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery

One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement