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Quilts, blankets and  comforters are perfect repurpose items. Following are several options for donation consideration.

Homeless Shelters

Contact a local shelter for donation opportunities. Many listings target specific age groups and vary by city.

OC Animal Shelter

In addition to monetary donations, OC Animal Shelter accepts many gently used pet items for shelter animals. These include pillow cases, blankets, small pet beds, newspaper, and empty toilet paper rolls. Check here for more information or to contact OC Animal Care directly.

Thrift Stores or Church Organizations

Check with your local thrift store or church/religious organization to see what items they accept.  

DIY Projects 

Research creative craft projects that can turn your quilt into something new or repurpose as a meaningful gift.

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