Help PBS Wisconsin give quilts to refugee children in our state

In the past year, Wisconsin has welcomed many new neighbors from Afghanistan, Ukraine and other countries to our communities. Whether they have called Wisconsin home for years or just days, PBS Wisconsin Education is a resource for all children.

To welcome our new neighbors, PBS Wisconsin Education collaborated with resettlement agencies and other community organizations in Wisconsin to find a meaningful way to help. The start: a backpack filled with enrichment and learning opportunities for recently resettled refugee children. In addition to giving children materials to be ready to learn in school, these backpacks will also contain a comfort item such as a plush toy or handmade quilt.

To help fill the backpacks with comfort items, PBS Wisconsin Education collaborated with The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show organizers to reimagine the event’s annual community service project, Quilt to Give...


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