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Every year we receive hundreds of beautiful homemade quilts to be donated to charity. As they are such a popular project, we've provided a list of charities that accept quilt donations all year round! So you can go ahead and create quilts whenever you like and send them to a charity of your choice. 

Mary Potter Foundation Inc

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Required quilt size: 48" x 48"
Any pattern or colour is suitable.

The Mary Potter Foundation Inc would be very grateful to receive any quilts. Each patient who comes to the Hospice is offered a handmade quilt to keep them warm and to provide them comfort. The quilt is given to their family to keep once they no longer need it.

You can send your donations to:
The Mary Potter Foundation
Connery House
Calvary North Adelaide Hospital
89 Strangways Terrace,

Little Star Kids

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Required quilt size: 1.5m x 1.7m


  • Navy and red for boys
  • Green and pink base for girls
  • Not too many pictures on the fabric so they can be used across age groups

You can send your donations to:
Little Stars Kids
Corporate House, Gasworks
Lobby 1, Level 2, 76 Skyring Terrace

Ronald McDonald House

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Required quilt size: 42" x 42"

Quilt requirements:

  • Be made from new materials
  • Clean and free from chemicals, smoke and pet hair
  • Cannot have any potential choking hazards like buttons, beads, gems or rhinestones.

You can send your donations to:
Ronald McDonald House
22 Garrick Terrace

Care Kits for Kids Qld

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Please send your donations to our Echidna Capalaba Head Office and we will forward them to Care Kits for Kids Qld.

Echidna Sewing
56 Neumann Road,

Aussie Heroes

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View Aussie Heroes' quilt requirements here →

You can send your donations to:
Aussie Heroes
PO Box 248

Comfort Quilts Against Cancer

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Quilt, sew or embroider a finished quilt of any theme or size.
Or quilt or embroider 12 squares either 8”, 10” or 12” wide with the same theme. These can be sewn up by Comfort Quilts Against Cancer.

You can send your donations to:
Comfort Quilts Against Cancer
PO Box 966
Northam WA 6401

Wauchope Patchwork Quilters

Wauchope Patchwork Quilters accept quilt donations and have them forwarded to the Wauchope District Memorial Hospital and local nursing homes.

You can send your donations to:
Wauchope Patchwork Quilters
PO Box 100

Inspirational Quilts

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Inspirational Quilts accept patchwork quilts preferably created with kids designs as they are to be donated to the Royal Children's Hospital.

You can send your donations to:
Inspiration Quilts
23 Glendalough Court
Watsonia North VIC 3087

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Are you a charity that accepts quilts? Complete the form below and we will list your charity on this page.

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Echidna project material/ fabric requirements are an indication only and can seem to be generous. This has been intentional. Should you make a cutting or embroidery mistake you will have sufficient fabric to rectify your error.

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