Earn donations for CCQ with Fred Meyer rewards

Fred Meyer Community RewardsNow you can help Coffee Creek Quilters earn donations by shopping at your local Fred Meyer store. Fred Meyer is donating money to nonprofits based on customers who link their rewards card to their favorite nonprofit. This does not affect your personal rewards points; both accounts earn points. It’s a win-win for you and for CCQ.

If you already have a Fred Meyer Rewards Card:
1. Visit www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards.
2. Click on the purple “Link your rewards now” button.
3. Sign into your Fred Meyer member account.
4. Once you see the “Community Rewards Program” screen, type Coffee Creek Quilters or our organization number, 93429, in the box, then click on the “search” button.
5. When “Coffee Creek Quilters” shows up, click on the circle to link your card with our program, then click on the “save” button.

If you need to get a Fred Meyer Rewards Card:
1. Visit www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards.
2. Click on the purple “Link your rewards now” button.
3. Once you see the Sign-in screen, locate and click on the “Get started. Sign up today” text located at the bottom of the right-side column.
4. Complete the application process.
5. Activate your membership by clicking on the email sent by Fred Meyer.
6. Now, follow the steps for those who have a rewards card.

Garage sale fundraiser: 9/20/14

garage_sale-300x221Coffee Creek Quilters will hold a garage sale fundraiser on Saturday, September 20, 2014. This isn’t just any old garage sale. It’s a QUILTING garage sale. Yep! We’ll have quilting fabric, notions, patterns, books, magazines, and more.

There are two ways you can help:

1. Go through your stash of quilting stuff and donate anything you don’t need any more. If you have something to donate, please contact Bobbie Bebereia.

2. Come to the garage sale on Saturday, September 20, 2014, between 10 am and 5 pm. The sale will be held at The Quilted Hill, 7601 NE Blackburn Rd, Yamhill, OR.

Hope to see you there.

CCQ featured in two national quilting magazines

Magazine coversThe Coffee Creek Quilters program is featured this month in two national quilting magazines, providing a peak inside the classroom at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.

“Changing Women’s Lives in Prison” by Kathy Kerler appears in the August 2014 edition of The Quilt Life, a bimonthly publication of American Quilters Society. It’s available at newsstands or via the AQS website.

“Coffee Creek Quilters: Freedom Behind Bars” by Nancy Hill was published in the August/September 2014 edition of The Quilter. You can purchase The Quilter at newsstands or via their website.