Saturday, December 27, 2014

Follow us:
Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Subscribe to this news feed 



Group makes Cuddle Quilts

  • Text size: + -
CNY/NNY/S. Tier: Group makes Cuddle Quilts
Play now

Time Warner Cable video customers:
Sign in with your TWC ID to access our video clips.

out of 10

Free Video Views Remaining

To get you to the stories you care about, we are offering everyone 10 video views per month.

Access to our video is always free for Time Warner Cable video customers who login with their TWC ID.

  To view our videos, you need to
enable JavaScript. Learn how.
install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now.

Then come back here and refresh the page.

AUBURN, N.Y. -- A statewide quilter’s guild is using their talent to help State Troopers comfort children in need.

The Quilter’s Consortium of New York State launched a service project called Cuddle Quilts. On Wednesday, the Auburn based group presented the State Police Troopers Foundation with quilts to give to children who may have been removed from their homes because of fire or abuse.

The group's president says the project was a way to help both state law enforcement and children in need of a sense of comfort.

"Usually the Troopers, with pocket money, buy stuff to give to the children, so we wanted to give them something they could hold onto and cuddle. They are not quilts in a sense of covering and warmth. They are a cuddle quilt, they are meant to hold and love," said Pamela Langdon, President of the Quilter’s Consortium of New York State.

The group made more than 700 quilts for State Troopers to keep in their vehicles. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP