Money raised through sales at the Fruitvale Christmas Craft Fair was recently donated to local causes including the United Church Food Bank. (From left) Marylynn Rakuson and Linda Zol, volunteers with the food bank alongside Butterfly Quilters Alba Vellutini, Johanne Balfour and Cathy Aitken.

Butterfly Quilters donate to Greater Trail causes

The group of six meet Tuesday afternoons all year to raise money for charity through sewing/quilting

Story here: Christmas fair helps Beaver Valley library thrive

 

The Butterfly Quilters also donated eight pet mats to the BC SPCA, a number of quilts to Columbia View Lodge and the Poplar Ridge Christmas Raffle as well as funds for downtown Trail’s Sanctuary Pre-Teen Centre. (From left) Quilter Cathy Aitken, Sanctuary’s LuAnne Oslund and Leanne DeBiasio,and quilter Alba Vellutini.

Butterfly Quilter Pauline Potvin dropped off colourful hand-sewn pet mats for rescue animals at the West Kootenay BC SPCA. (Photo submitted)

The group of six quilters donated four touchy-feeling blankets and two lap quilts to Columbia View Lodge.

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