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The CARON Collection Presents a
Special Designer Tribute to the September 11, 2001 Tragedy - Part VII of an Ongoing Series

(Click here if you missed Part I, Part II , Part III, Part IV, Part V and Part VI)

World Trade Center Memorial Quilt
The World Trade Center Quilts are an ongoing project that, when completed, will consist of five quilts.

  Shondra Boring Vesta Bowers 

Initially, Kathie Baumgardner, the WTC Quilt project coordinator, had hoped to have them completed in time for the first anniversary of the tragedy, September 11, 2002.

Adrienne Brooks
Ann Brandt

Kathy has had to revise this schedule; she explains, "I haven't received enough squares to complete all 5 quilts, so now stitchers are being allowed to stitch more than one square and we are looking for more volunteers to help out.

Crystal Brinkley
Gloria Brady

The deadline has been moved to March 1, 2003. This will allow us the time necessary to receive enough squares.

Ruth Boothroyd
Sandy Borjes

The stitchers participating in this project felt it was more important to complete all 5 quilts rather than just to complete one WTC Quilt by the 1st anniversary."

Heather Brown Lee
Jessica Burr

The quilts will be presented to the local areas affected by the terrorist acts at the WTC, PA, DC, the NYPD and the FDNY. Details will follow as to exactly where they will be hung.

Justine Burgess
Peggy Cabo

Kathie was also the coordinator for the Columbine Healing Quilt Project. Those quilts were delivered on the first anniversary of that tragic event.

Rebecca Breaux
Robyn Brown

For more information and if you would like to volunteer to stitch a square, contact Kathie at:

E Mail:
Websites: WTC Quilt Homepage: http://www.wtcquilt.com
WTC Quilt Bulletin Board: http://pub92.ezboard.com/bworldtradecentermemorialquilt
WTC Quilt Webpage: http://www.geocities.com/wtcquilt/

You can find links to the Columbine quilt and the newspaper articles that appeared about it (and Kathie) when it was finished and presented, at:

Special thanks to Rainbow Row Graphics for providing the photograph from USA Today by Thomas E. Franklin ~ The Record, for use on this website. The ribbon graphic shown on our Home Page was made by Rainbow Row Graphics. Pat is a Canadian, who wanted to show her support for the U.S.

Plea from the organizations that are helping those affected by the American Tragedy of September 11, 2001:

Your Help is Needed. Please Donate Now! While we are all deeply saddened by the tragedy of Tuesday, September 11, you can help now by supporting the relief efforts. Relief organizations tell us that they most need cash donations to fund special resources and personnel. To make a donation or learn more about these organizations, links for them and others can be found at:


American Red Cross
September 11th Fund
The New York Firefighters 9-11 Disaster Relief Fund
New York State World Trade Center Relief Fund
Twin Towers Fund
WTC Police Disaster Relief Fund
The Survivors Fund - Washington, D.C. area
Salvation Army
Robin Hood Relief Fund
New York Police and Fire Widows' and Children's Benefit Fund
The Fund for Public Schools - WTC School Relief Fund
100% of your donation will go directly to these relief organizations

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