The W.P.Q.G. enjoys a strong record of philanthropy and leadership in the community. In our ongoing service to the community, we are involved with many Outreach Projects that touch many in the community.

We work in conjunction with the Pasco Education Foundation to provide for two, $1,000, Fine Art Scholarship opportunities to Pasco County students. Pasco County Graduating High School Seniors can apply for these scholarships through the Pasco Education Foundation.

Each year our Guild chooses a special organization to be the beneficiary of the funds we raise through our Annual Opportunity Quilt ticket sales.  Tickets are available for a donation and you may purchase them from any Guild member.

The following is a list of the Guild Opportunity Quilts, the year and amount of the donation, and the beneficiary. To date, our members have raised and donated $113,128 to local charities just from funds raised by our Annual Opportunity Quilt ticket sales.

1988/90 – Funds (approximately $2,000) raised were used as start-up /operating income. 

1991/92 - “Pineapple” –  $2,500 to Hernando/Pasco Hospice

1992/93 - “Stars From Stripes” – $2,000 to American Cancer Society (R.O.C.K. Camp)

1993/94 - “Baltimore Chain” – $3,000 to CARES, Alzheimer Unit

1994/95 - “Banbury Cross” –  $3,000 to Sertoma Speech & Hearing

1995/96 - “Butterflies in the Garden” – $4,000 to Lighthouse for the Blind

1996/97 - “Sunset, Sand & Florida Flowers” –  $2,500 to Good Samaritan Clinic

1997/98 - “Irish Eyes” –  $4,000 to S.O.L.V.E.

1998/99 - “Scrap Basket Social” – $4,000 to Hernando/Pasco Hospice

1999/00 - “Portabello Market” – $3,000 to Good Samaritan Clinic

2000/01 - “Millennium Celebration” – $3,200 to Special Olympics of Pasco County

2001/02 - “Carpenter’s Garden” – $5,000 -- Salvation Army Domestic Violence Program

2002/03 - "Majesty" - $4,000 - Holy Ground Homeless Shelter of Pasco County

2003/04 - "Swan Lake" - $4,500 - Children’s Assist. Program Hernando/Pasco Hospice
2004/05 - "Tropicale" – Total $3,000 - disbursed as follows:
                    $1,500 -
Salvation Army Domestic Violence Program

                    $1,500 - Operation Home Front Quilts Shipping
2005/06 - "Little Brown Bear"- $5,000 - HOPE Youth Ranch in Hudson
2006/07 - "When This You See, Remember Me"- $4,928 - Deaf Services Bureau of West Central Florida

2007/08 -
"Floral Fantasy"  -  $8,250 - Safe Children's Coalition of West Pasco County 

2008/09 - "Sew Many Memories" - $3,250 - Salvation Army Domestic Violence Program
2009/10 - "After the Storm"- $5,000 - NAMI
2010/11 - "Wildflower Serenade"- $5,000 - The Angelus (theangelus.com)
2011/12 - "Golden Kaleidoscope" - $3,500 -Salvation Army Domestic Violence Program
2012/13 - "Sleeping Under the Stars" - $4,000  RAP House Youth Center of New Port Richey
2013/14 - "The Cactus Rose" - $5,000 HOPE Youth Ranch in Hudson
2014/15 - "Double Rings at Midnight" - $5,000 Safety Town in Hudson
2015/16 - "North by Northwest" -  $4,000 AMIkids Pasco
2016/17 - "Baltimore Gathering" - $5,500 A.F.I.R.E in New Port Richey
2017/18 - "Anniversary Album Quilt" - $5,500 The Toymakers, Inc. in Hudson
2018/19 - "Heart of the Home" - $2,500 SmileFaith Veterans Community Dental Clinic, New Port Richey
2019/20 - "Longitude 82 W" - $8,500 Honor Flight of Pasco County
2020-2022 - "Hot Tamale" - Pasco Kids First Inc., New Port Richey

In addition, we have collected and distributed monetary and In-kind donations to the following groups:

All Saints Food Pantry
American Red Cross-Katrina Fund
Anclote Elementary School
Baldimero Lopez Veterans Nursing Home
Bay Pines Woman's Domicile
Bear Creek Nursing Home
Beacon Community Church
Boys and Girls Club
Compassionate Ministries Food Bank
Dr. Mary Giella Elementary School
Faith Lutheran Church
First Presbyterian Church of NPR
Foster Care Association
Fox Hollow Elementary School
Gulf Highlands Elementary School
Holiday Recreation Complex
Holy Ground Homeless Shelter
Hospice of Pasco
HPN Hospice
Hudson Recreation Center-Friends of the Park
Hicks Road Initiative
Linus Foundation
Marlow Elementary School
Mary Giella Elementary School
Maryland Avenue Shelter
Medical Center of Trinity NICU
Metropolitan Ministries/Joining Hands
New Port Richey Recreation & Aquatic Center
Northwest Elementary School
Pasco County Adoptive Parent & Foster Association
Pasco County Sheriff's Office
Pasco Kids First
Pasco Pediatric Foundation
R.A.P. House
River Ridge Middle/High School
Salvation Army
Salvation Army Domestic Violence Center
Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation
SOLVE (S.O.L.V.E.) Save Our Lives Volunteers Everyway
Southern Pines Nursing Home
St. Marks Presbyterian Church
Sunrise Domestic Violence Center
Tandem Health Care of NPR
The Angelus
Trinity Medical Center NICU
Trinity Presbyterian Church of Seven Springs
V.A. Nursing Home
West Pasco Art Guild
West Pasco Habitat for Humanity
West Pasco Pregnancy Center




 M. Borders & S. Pruitt & N. Meinhardt

updated 02/20/2021
Copyright March 2008