Book tells story of Freedom Quilts

Freedom Quilts founder Betty Nielsen has written a book “A Thread of Hope,” which tells the story of the founding and early history of this Fonda/Varina-based organization.

The 239-page book costs $10 plus $5 shipping and handling. If interested please send a check to Freedom Quilts, 13637 550th St. Fonda, IA 50540.

Freedom Quilts began as a community effort to send quilts to survivors of victims of 9/11. It has expanded to include families of fallen soldiers, police officers and firefighters.

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