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Lifekeeper Memory Quilts

The quilts put a human face on the tragedy of suicide and its toll on families and communities. If you've lost a loved one to suicide, you may want to bring family and friends together to create an AFSP Lifekeeper Memory Quilt panel to remember them.

About the Lifekeeper Memory Quilts

Each panel in the quilt tells the story of someone who took their life. The panels are lovingly stitched together, and the quilts are publically displayed at local and national events to remind us that no survivor of suicide loss stands alone.

You don’t need to have sewing or other special skills to make a quilt panel. To learn more or get started, contact the Lifekeeper Memory Quilt Organizer nearest you.

US Memory Quilt organizers

AlabamaElaine Cole
(571) 275-4785,
Area Served: Birmingham
Barbara Chiesa
(209) 918-4599,
Area Served: Modesto/Stanislaus County
Kimberly Johnson
(760) 777-2415,
Area Served: Riverside County
ColoradoCambrey Cammon
(303) 888-9846,
Area Served: Colorado
ConnecticutHeather Eng
(860) 343-8492,
Area Served: Middlesex County and Hartford County
District of ColumbiaMary Anne Burke
Area Served: Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia
FloridaMarie Dudek
(352) 978-6081,
Area Served: OrlandoArea/Central Florida including the counties of Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Seminole, Sumter and Volusia
Ann Simanoff
(904) 821-0070,
Area Served: Jacksonvillearea
Mary Jean Coleman
(727) 378-4894,
Area Served: Martin, Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade Counties
GeorgiaDiane Gillen
(770) 516-1382,
Area Served: Georgia
HawaiiPua Kaninau-Santos
(808) 271-8582,
Area Served: Hawaii
IndianaDr. Sherri Wynn
(317) 690-1353,
Area Served: Indiana
Janet Schnell
(812) 630-6779,
Area Served: Indiana
MaineChristine Hensley
(207) 625-3291,
Area Served: Maine
MarylandSara Tagget
(443) 745-0862,
Area Served: Maryland
Lashanta Ackley
(781) 983-3563,
Area Served: Northern Massachusetts
Jennifer Lynch-Serrano
(413) 682-4205,
Area Served: Western Massachusetts
MississippiBetty Reid
(601) 297-1841,
Area Served: Hattiesburg
MissouriPhyllis Blackwelder
(636) 395-3100,
Area Served: Eastern Missouri area
MontanaMare Sanford
(406) 260-3768,
Area Served: Western Montana
NebraskaCindi Horning
(531) 389-4481,
Area Served: Omaha
New HampshireKelly Derrico
(603) 464-3363,
Area Served: New Hampshire
New JerseyPatricia Keenan
(732) 722-8586,
Area Served: Monmouth and Ocean County
New YorkJeanette Dippo
(607) 836-6683,
Area Served: Onondaga, Oswego, Oneida, Cortland, Madison, Lewis, Herkimer, Cayuga, Jefferson, Tompkins
Sherri Allen
Area Served: Otsego, Delaware, Schoharie, Broome, Tioga and Chenango counties
Marie Moran
(914) 204-6935,
Area Served: Dutchess, Ulster, Orange, Rockland, Sullivan, Putnam Counties, Westchester County
Kim Buchanan
(518) 770-6567,
Area Served: New York Capital Region
North CarolinaBlair Hedgecock
(336) 210-0715,
Area Served: North Carolina
OhioBrigitte Boiano
(513) 477-1251,
Area Served: Southern Ohio
Sandra Manon
(419) 788-0347,
Area Served: Henry County, Northwest Ohio
OklahomaRobin Hudson
(918) 289-3631,
Area Served: Oklahoma
Candace Wietelman
(405) 833-2068,
Area Served: Oklahoma
PennsylvaniaSharon Curran
(267) 893-5500,
Area Served: Philadelphia and surrounding counties
Jenna Pilkington
(484) 318-5910,
Area Served: Montgomery and Chester counties
South CarolinaDana Crocker
(843) 761-1007,
Area Served: Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties
South DakotaCarolyn Giessinger
(605) 949-0045,
Area Served: South Dakota
TexasEmily Ashton
(903) 312-0312,
Area Served: Tyler/East Texas
Darleen Cameron
(512) 925-7129,
Area Served: Central Texas
Lynda Arnold
(281) 796-0162,
Area Served: Harris, Montgomery, and surrounding counties
UtahKimberly Vera
(801) 473-6656,
Area Served: Utah
VermontMary Butler
(802) 744-6284,
Area Served: Vermont
Washington(206) 459-7617
Area Served: Washington
West VirginiaAmy Christian
(304) 237-5747,
Area Served: West Virginia
WyomingTrena Anastasia
(970) 690-7797,
Area Served: States of Wyoming and Colorado

International Memory Quilt organizers

BrazilKaren Scavacini
+5511 50843568,
Area Served: Brazil
CanadaRobyn Greene
(506) 331-5361,
Area Served: New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
Fran Morrison
(902) 565-7976,
Area Served: Nova Scotia
Costa RicaVivian Thomas
506 22 67 6991,
Area Served: Costa Rica

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