I was intrigued when I came across the Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative. This is an American charity that raises awareness and funds through art quiltwork. The charity has been running since 2006. People donate quilts and the charity sells the quilts directly or through auction as well as running a touring exhibition. The charity have donated funds towards research. The charity was founded by Ami Simms whose mother had Alzheimer’s Disease. Over 15,600 quilts have been donated and the fundraising period is drawing to a close as per this post.
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