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100+ quilts donated at Cedar Valley Hospice

April 5, 2013
Dysart Reporter

The 14th Annual Cedar Valley Hospice Quilt-a-thon was held Saturday, March 23, at the Dike Legion Hall and was organized by Darlene Koobs, Laurie McCallum, Bonnie Henze and many volunteers.

"Every quilter is here because they want to be," said Rhonda Hein, volunteer coordinator for Cedar Valley Hospice. "It gives them so much joy knowing that something they love to do is helping the patients and families of Cedar Valley Hospice."

Over 100 quilts were made at the quilt-a-thon and donated to Cedar Valley Hospice for distribution to CVH patients and families throughout Grundy and Tama counties.

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Over 45 quilters participated in the 14th Annual Cedar Valley Hospice Quilt-a-thon. Pictured (L to R): Laurie McCallum, Cedar Falls; Darlene Koobs, Dike; Bonnie Henze, Grundy Center.

Cedar Valley Hospice is a not-for-profit agency founded in 1979 and is the area leader in end-of-life care. Cedar Valley Hospice provides physical, emotional, social, and spiritual support for terminally ill patients, grieving families, and the communities we serve. Services through Cedar Valley Hospice are available to anyone suffering from any life-limiting illness, regardless of their ability to pay. Grief services are available to anyone grieving a loss due to death and are offered free of charge. Cedar Valley Hospice serves Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Grundy, parts of Fayette, Tama, and surrounding counties. For more information, visit or call (800) 617-1972.



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