Barriere Quilters Donate to Anti – Violence Advocate Society

Quilters donated quilt to the Anti Violence Advocates Society to be used as a fundraiser

Barriere Community Quilters show the colourful quilt they have created to be used as a fundraiser for the Anti-Violence Advocates Society in the community.  Pictured (l-r) are: Fran Abbey

Barriere Community Quilters show the colourful quilt they have created to be used as a fundraiser for the Anti-Violence Advocates Society in the community. Pictured (l-r) are: Fran Abbey

At the Ladies Night Gala held on Saturday, Mar. 7, a raffle for a queen size quilt was launched.

The quilt has been made by the Barriere Community Quilters group and has been donated to the Anti Violence Advocates Society to be used as a fundraiser.

The value of the quilt is $650, with ticket sales now underway and being offered until the draw date of July 7.  Tickets are $2 each and can be purchased by calling Barb Gordon at 250-672-2111, or watch for tickets at various venues in Barriere from now until the draw date.

The Barriere Quilters has already made and donated over 20 quilts for children; the quilts are distributed with emergency kits to women and children who are leaving abuse.

The Anti Violence Society thanks the Barriere Quilters for their tremendous support of this program.