Freedom Quilts

9/11 motorcycle ride for Freedom Quilters

All are welcome to come and join in the ride to help Freedom Quilts continue making quilts for families of fallen heroes. The Moose Riders are sponsoring the ride Sept. 11, with registration at 11 a.m. at the Moose Lodge, 527 Erie St., and takeoff at 12 p.m. Fees are $10 for riders and $5 for non-riders. “If you don’t […]

Freedom quilters reach 10,000 mark

Freedom Quilts, the Fonda area non-profit founded by Betty Nielsen, has reached a milestone. The quilters have made and given out a total of 10,000 quilts since the organization was formed. Nielsen is thankful to the many people who have had a part in making this happen, including donors, quilters and helpers. “Sept. 11 is coming around the corner, a […]

Red, white and blue all over

Due to the pandemic, the quilt raffle will be this year’s only fundraiser at Freedom Quilts near Varina. If you would like a chance on this beautiful quilt please send in a donation to Freedom Quilts Inc, c/o Betty Nielsen, 13637 – 550th St., Fonda, IA 50540. “We can use your help in making a difference,” says founder Betty Nielsen. […]