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Review for Alzheimers Art Quilt Initiative, Burton, MI, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I have been involved with AAQI since 2006. My mom died with Alzheimer's mid-2005 after a multi-year descent. It broke my heart when she no longer knew my name ... During her illness and years of decline, my sister and I felt so powerless. We did everything we could to keep Mom safe and comfortable, but the relentless progression of the disease stole her away. Now, I stitch in her honor and memory to help AAQI raise desperately needed research funds. No one makes an Alzheimer's journey alone - as Mother Theresa put it: “We cannot all do great things, but we can do small things with great love.” This is SO true of AAQI - together, one quilt at a time, we ARE making a difference. I am grateful and honored to be a part of AAQI.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

knowing that there are so many others who are traveling this road with their loved ones ~ there's a terrific sense of connectedness and community in AAQI.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...


How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

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Role:  Volunteer & Make quilts and help spread the word about AAQI.