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DONATION: Local Heroes & Stars and Stitches Project

16 Nov

On Wednesday, Sept. 21, Wrapped Up in Sports attended the weekly care package drive organized by Local Heroes, a 501(c)3 that collects donations to send to our troops overseas. They have met every Wednesday for the past 6 years and have sent 14,150 care packages to date.


As part of our Stars & Stitches project, 39 quilts and star blocks were selected by family members. They loved each and every quilt that was available and can’t wait to send the star blocks to their relatives overseas.

Many thanks to our volunteer quilters and Squanicook Colonial Quilt Guild for the quilts they have donated to this very special project!

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SPECIAL THANKS

29 Oct

HUGE thanks to:

  • Terry Burris
  • Jill Whiffen
  • Ann Cummings
  • Janice Ewing

These rockstar volunteers have generously offered their longarm and midarm services to quilt many of our quilt tops waiting to be completed!

We appreciate your time and your service. Thank you!

If you are interested in volunteering with Wrapped Up in Sports please email us at

FUNDRAISER: Football Table Runners

29 Aug

We are very excited to announce our new fundraiser!

In honor of the upcoming football season we are creating CUSTOM table runners, featuring YOUR FAVORITE football team!

These beautifully, quilted table runners will add a little pizazz this season.

Our table runners start at $25, and can be made to fit any table.

Please email KATE at kate [at] wrappedupinsports [dot] org to request your favorite team.

PRESS: EnterpriseNews.com

11 Jul

Miss Kristina Shalhoup wrote a lovely article about Wrapped Up for Enterprise News.

WHITMAN – The art of quilting has run in Kate McCullough’s family for years but for her, it ended up being more than just a hobby.

Surprising both her peers and herself, McCullough put her quilting skills to good use, establishing her own non-profit organization, Wrapped Up in Sports, in 2009. The organization makes quilts and donates them to charities and homeless children around the region…

You can read the full article here.

PROJECT: Stars & Stitches

10 May

Stars & Stitches Project

Stars & Stitches Block

Stars and Stitches Block

Wrapped Up in Sports, Inc. will donate patriotic and professional sports team-inspired quilts along with matching 6″ quilted squares to the military service members, veterans, and families supported by the Red Sox Foundation, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Home Base Program.

Red Sox Foundation & Mass General
Each child will receive a quilt and their relative soldier will receive the matching 6″ quilted square to keep them connected.

Please download the star template. Star kits are also available!

Home Base Program provides clinical care and support to veterans of the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan who are experiencing combat or deployment-related stress or traumatic brain injury (TBI). Home Base also provides clinical care and support services for families of veterans. The Home Base Program is extremely grateful to all the quilters who have generously shared their time and talent in service of our veterans and their families. For more about Home Base, visit www.homebaseprogram.org

Quilts & Stars should be sent to:

Wrapped Up in Sports, Inc.
19 Emerson Street
Boston, MA 02127

For more information please email KATE [at] WRAPPEDUPINSPORTS [dot] ORG

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