Friends of LWR Fall Ingathering of Quilts & Kits

Friends of Lutheran World Relief (FLWR) encourages all congregations in the Chicago-land area to bring their Quilts and Kits to any of the following sites on Saturday, October 6, 9:00 am – 12 noon and/or on Sunday, October 7, noon – 3:00 pm. This annual Fall Ingathering (provided for over 30 years) is a coordinated service to area Lutheran congregations through FLWR and Lutheran World Relief (LWR) in Baltimore, Maryland.

Drop-off sites:

  • Messiah Lutheran Church, 1605 Vernon (1 block southwest of Lutheran General Hospital), Park Ridge (847-823-6984)
  • Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 4501 Main St., Downers Grove, (630-968-6231)
  • Faith Lutheran Church, 353 N. Midland Ave., Joliet (815-725-4213)
  • Zion Lutheran Church, 925 Fifth Ave., Rockford (815-964-4609)

ITEMS ACCEPTED: Quilts, Fleece Tied Blankets, School Kits, Personal Care Kits, Baby Care Kits, Fabric Kits, and new bars of soap in original wrapper [bath-size preferred, other sizes accepted].

HAVE QUESTIONS??? – refer to for general assembly instructions. You may also check for details on the Fall Ingathering and other FLWR information, or call Elizabeth Gotsch, 847-272-4116.