ALZHEIMERS ART QUILT INITIATIVE
February 15, 2011
Alzheimer's is a horrible disease, taking the memories and abilities of its victims and never allowing them to be ever again the person they once were. There must be a way to alleviate, or better yet cure, this condition, but it will take years of research and tons of money to fund it. Thanks to the Alzheimer's Art Quilt Initiative, there is a way to help out in this cause. Quilters and quilt lovers, and there are many worldwide, are working together to raise funds. Ami Simms, the founder of the organization, has encouraged everyone to get involved in whatever way they are able. The endeavor has grown by leaps and bounds, since many of us have stories of family, friends and acquaintances who have been beaten down by the disease.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
A lot of thought and work has gone into the organization to make it friendly and easy to work with. I am often unable to leave my home, but still I am able through the internet and my sewing to make an impact and help in the fight. I appreciate the careful use of the funds generated and the extreme dedication of a number of people who keep the group going and growing.
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Really, no changes are required, we are working together with good leaders who are dedicated toward putting the funds raised into the hands of researchers who are working hard on the problem of the disease.
Donor & I have been making quilts to be sold for donations to the cause since 2006. .