Comfort Quilts / Charities

The Mukilteo Lighthouse Quilters is a small group of about 60 quilters.  One of our missions is to make and donate quilts to deserving children and adults in our community.


Comfort Quilts 2023
We had a wonderful year of charitable giving!

Our guild provided a total of 130 quilts to two non-profit organizations in Snohomish County:

Hand in Hand:
Safe Place 54 quilts
Graduation 25 quilts
General 29 quilts
Veteran 22 quilts

The committee works together to coordinate both donated fabric and purchased fabric.  Several times during the year, we display all of our coordinated fabric packs during our meeting and our members can select a set to create a comfort quilt.

Making these quilts is sometimes completely done by one member, but we do have members who like to just piece, and some of our members who are long arm quilters will volunteer to machine quilt. Several times during the year, the committee will set up “Sew-In’s,” so we can come together, sew for our charities, share our work, learn new techniques and of course, socialize.

If you have some unused cotton fabric or an unfinished quilt project from you or a family member, we will lovingly up-cycle it into a new comfort quilt for donation.  Mukilteo Lighthouse Quilters is registered as a 501(c) 3 charitable organization and can provide you a receipt for your donation reporting.

Each May we hold the Comfort Quilt Show, where finished comfort quilts are put on display at the monthly MLQ meeting. One new focus: Red/White/Blue themes for our Service Veterans!

Homage “Meals on Wheels”

We also donate quilts to Homage of Snohomish County’s, “Meals on Wheels” program. “Meals on Wheels” offer nutritional meals for homebound adults 60 and older in Snohomish County. The drivers select quilts to give to those they call upon. They have a great time looking at all the quilts and finding just the right one for one for their special clients. 

If we hear of special needs in Snohomish County, we may make other quilt donations.

Comfort Quilt Guide