Remember the movie High Ground ? Well - Kanani - a wonderful Military spouse and mom, is helping to promote the movie. She has been lucky enough to meet some of our Great QOV'ers across the country.... here is her Mission Report.
This month High Ground continues finding new footsoldiers. In June,
visited the Southern California Quilts of Valor Foundation in Long
CA. Information about High Ground was accepted with enthusiasm.
Winkler (at right, in the white shirt) is interested in sponsoring a
screening in Long Beach, as well as attending any previews in
This is the local chapter of the larger Quilts of Valor Foundation.
week, volunteers of all ages gather in a well-organized and lit room in
quilting shop. When I arrived, the room was buzzing with the sound
sewing machines and the soft clip of scissors. Here, they not only
new quilts, but finish others that have been sent to them from around
To date, the quilters have finished 250 quilts so far.
Last year they
presented 510 to veterans touched by war. Overall, this local
completed 2,010 with the quilts being presented personally, at the
mailed to the recipient. This small group covers all the costs,
they are interested in a Tugg screening to help them defray the
We look forward to working with them!