Quilts of Comfort Auction Raises nearly $31,000 for Gifted Care

Friday, November 18, 2016

Augusta Health's Hospice of the Shenandoah's annual Quilts of Comfort Auction, held on November 5 at Augusta Expo, raised nearly $31,000 for their Gifted Care Program. Forty-four quilts were auctioned during the live auction, and nearly 100 items in the silent auction. The event was coordinated by Kristen Printy, Lori Showalter and Tammy Talley; auctioneer was Ben Yoder from Enlisted Auctions. Quilts were judged by professional quilters.

Ben Yoder
Ben Yoder of Enlisted Auctions running the show during Augusta Health's Hospice of the Shenandoah's Annual Quilts of Comfort Auction.
First Place Quilt by Glenda Ottaway
First place quilt, created by Glenda Ottaway, using the 'stack and whack' pattern.
Life on the Farm Quilt by Donna Huffer and Phyllis Roberts
Detail of the quilt, "Life on the Farm" by Donna Huffer and Phyllis Roberts.