Over 150 quilts in all sizes and colors will be on sale April 20 & 21 to benefit the Tennyson Center for Children in Denver. The sale will be held in the gymnasium at the Tennyson Center, 2950 Tennyson, Denver, CO on Friday, April 20 from 4 – 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Choose from over 100 crib quilts to delight any new mother. Both contemporary and antique quilts are represented in sizes from twin to king. There are also stunning contemporary quilts in sizes suited for a decorative accent on the back of a sofa. A large selection of unique Christmas items features table runners, placemats and tree skirts. Some older distressed quilts are waiting to be transformed into smaller crafted items. Handcrafted fleece blankets in many colors and patterns are included in the sale.
All quilts have been donated and come from a four state region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) denomination as well as quilt groups in the area. Quilts sales at the Tennyson Center began in the 1970s, so there are quilts that have waited for a new home for a long time. These will be discounted by at least 10%.
The Tennyson Center is a residential treatment center which provides 24-hour care for children who cannot function in a home environment. The children resolve past traumas and develop new skills. The Tennyson Center includes a K-12 school for children ages 5 – 18. Day treatment for children able to live at home is also available as well as community-based services to prevent out-of-home placements. To learn more, volunteer or donate please visit www.childabuse.org