Happy July Everyone!!!!
I love my country to its core…
I also love my quilting friends…and YOU are one of them, if you are reading this. I am so glad you are making this quilt along with many Quilters around our beautiful country! Today’s block the a Friendship Star…where would be be with out our friends and especially our Quilty friends!
This weeks blocks are a couple of flying geese!!!! No problem! We got this…I am loving that you are posting your blocks on our STITCH WITH LISA BONGEAN Facebook group…I would love it even if you post whatever you have done…especially if you are only on Block 1, just post and say Hi to everyone!
Did you remember to send us a donation? I am going to pester you all… every time until we reach the goal of $25K.(we are more than half way!) We really really really…want to raise a bunch of money for Hogs for Heros!!!! WE are off to a wonderful start!! So I’m counting on you!!!
Here are some of our donations from this week! I was in Bennington KS home of Kansas Trouble Quilters. Where we had 64 lovely quilters attend our retreat!! Lots of fun, love and laughter was had by all…
“If everyone donates a little there is no need for anyone to donate a lot!” Thank YOU so much to those of you who have already donated!
There are three ways you can donate…
Primitive Gatherings-Hogs for Heroes mail donation to: Nicolet National Bank 550 S. Green Bay Rd, Neenah, WI 54956
We have a PayPal account that drops directly into the same H4H account as well. Our email is firstname.lastname@example.org
If you wish to donate directly to Hogs to Heroes please note that it is from an American Quilter and hopefully it will be credited toward our campaign..
Send us a check and tell us who you are honoring with your donation, a son/daughter, a brother/sister, a dad/mother, grandfather/grandmother a friend..we will read/post your letter/pictures on one of our social media platforms! I really look forward to this and hope some of you take this opportunity to talk about your favorite Vet! You can send your dedication letters to:
Lisa Bongean PO BOX 371- BUTTE DES MORTS, WI 54927. Write check to PRIMITIVE GATHERINGS-HOGS FOR HEROES.
SCROLL DOWN TO SEE ALL THE DONATION FOR THIS WEEK!
Catch up on these YouTube videos!!!
Click here for YouTube Video Tutorial TWO-Cutting Red & White stripes– what do you think happened when I might have made a slight cutting variation when cutting the stripes?
Here are the donation we received this week:
|Thomas – Marcellus, New York||$50.00|
|Nicole – Roseville, California||$50.00|
|Valerie – Katy, Texas||$100.00||In memory of my husband’s uncle, Joseph Bauer, who lost his life in WWII|
|Shirley – Columbia, Maryland||$25.00|
|Marilyn – Houston, Texas||$5.00|
|Cindy – Troy, NY||$25.00||Lisa, I love the blocks you are giving us to make this quilt and I’m honored to give to us a worthy cause. Thank you!|
|Leigh – Lees Summit, Missouri||$10.00||Thank you for your service|
|Guillermo – Loveland, Colorado||$20.00||What a great way to support our vets|
|Laura – Edgerton, Ohio||$10.00|
|Nancy||$25.00||Donation in honor of my husband (Air Force), mother (Navy), and father (Army). We love our Veterans!|
|Denise – Butler, Pennsylvania||$25.00|
|Linda – Wasilla, Alaska||$25.00||Thanks for supporting our veterans|
|Nina – Gainesville, Florida||$25.00|
|Denise – Franklin, Massachusetts||$25.00||For those who fought courageously for our freedom. Let us never forget!|
|Kristin – Brea, California||$20.00||Thanks for a wonderful project and a wonderful cause. Let’s do this!!|
|Linda – Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin||$20.00|
|Sandra – Parma, Ohio||$10.00||In honor of my father, Philip Golch. Thank you for this wonderful pattern.|
|Barbara – Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania||$25.00||To honor my four nephews who have all served in the Navy, Joe, John, Jim, and Kelly.|
|Judith – El Cajon, California||$25.00|
|Michelle – Dallas, Texas||$100.00|
|Shelley – San Jose, California||$50.00|
|Robin – West Jordan, Utah||$10.00||Thank you for your service|
|Debbie – Rhinelander, Wisconsin||$20.00|
|Rita – Salem, New Jersey||$10.00|
|Wendy – San Jose, California||$100.00||In loving memory of Jeter|
|Kathy||$25.00||In honor of my father who served in Korea and Vietnam and with gratitude for all others who have served|
|Lois – Weston, Wisconsin||$25.00||Great cause and I am happy to play a small part in it|
|Tamara – Caldwell, Idaho||$10.00|
|Nicole||$20.00||Thank you for all you do|
|Cathy – Monroe, Georgia||$200.00|
|Julie – Comstock Park, Michigan||$20.00||In honor of Eugene Myszak|
|Perry – Albion, Illinois||$20.00|
|Theresa – Port St. Lucie, Florida||$10.00|
|The Van Kleef Family Trust||$20.00|
|Sheila – Fair Oaks, California||$25.00|
|Sharon – Kyle, Texas||$25.00|
|Vicki – Lexington, Kentucky||$25.00|
|Sheila – Appleton, Wisconsin||$50.00|
|Kimberly – Yucaipa (You coopa), California||$100.00|
|Roseann – Lake Forest, California||$25.00|
|Rosalyn – Glendora, California||$100.00|
|Barbara – Yucaipa, California||$200.00|
|Deborah – Redlands, California||$200.00|
|Beverly – Canby, Oregano||$25.00|
|Denise – Irvine, California||$50.00|
|Larine – Petersburg, Alaska||$20.00|
|Deb – Mason, Michigan||$10.00|
|Barbara – Waterloo, Iowa||$40.00|
|Cynthia – Temple, Texas||$500.00|
|Robyn – Greenfield, Illinois||$10.00|
|Debra – Adrian, Missouri||$50.00||This is in memory of my dad, Joseph V. Wolfe & his brother, Kenneth B. Wolfe. They were both in WWII, and I know they would have supported this cause! Thanks.|
|Fran – Palmdale, California||$50.00||Read her card|
|Kay – Kiel, Wisconsin||$50.00||From her card: Hogs for Heroes is certainly blessed to have an advocate like you supporting their cause. Glad to be part of it!|
|Peggy – Cudahy, Wisconsin||$500.00|
|Nancy – Independence, Iowa||$40.00|
|Mary – White Plains, New York||$500.00|
|Kathleen – Houston, Texas||$50.00|
|Barbara – Paris, Texas||$25.00|
|Sherri – Lamar, Missouri||$20.00|
|Linda – Illinois||$20.00|
|Barbara – Kansas||$20.00|
I can’t THANK YOU enough for your donations…Let’s help them recover any way that looks! PLEASE leave me a comment here to win a gift card to MakerValley for a T-shirt!… Lisa
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