Linda Armour and Maggie Katz



  • Ronald McDonald House of Albany
  • Albany Stratton VA Medical Center
  • Albany Medical Center Children’s Hospital
  • Double H Ranch, Lake Luzerne
  • Camp Erin – Albany Community Hospice Bereavement


Welcome to our Chapter. We hope you will join us in helping children feel better to heal better.

Upcoming Events:

Early Fall Greetings to all our pillowcase volunteers!  Three sure signs of fall are crickets, cicadas, and our Annual MOPS (Miles of Pillowcase Smiles) events.

We can’t control the first two, but the third is our specialty.  Below is the list of pillowcase parties we’ve scheduled so far.  All events are 10 am – 2 pm unless otherwise noted.

Fri, Sept 6, 10 – 2, Bloom Fabric Art & Retreat, Main St, Margaretville NY  12455 //

Wed, Sept 11, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Joyful Quilter, 19 Glenridge Rd, Glenville NY  12302 //

Fri, Sept 13, 10 – 2, Grace Church, 160 Seremma Ct, Lake Katrine NY  12449  //

Mon, Sept 23, 10 – 2, Quilt Bug Quilt Shop, 3637 Carman Rd, Schenectady. Call to Reserve – Space is Limited 888 817 6577 //

Sat, Sept 28, 9:30 – 3:30 Reformed Presbyterian Church, 6512 Western Turnpike, Duanesburg NY  12056  //

Thur, Oct 10, 10 – 2, Joyful Quilter, 19 Glenridge Rd, Glenville NY  12302 //

Sun, Oct 13, 10:30 – 2:30, At Home Quilting, 22 S Perry St, Johnstown NY  12095  //

Sat Oct 19, 10 – 2, Saugerties Public Library, 91 Washington Ave, Saugerties NY  12477  //

Bring your sewing machine, lunch, and a buddy.  As always, we provide the pillowcase kits and chocolate.  If you have any fabric or completed pillowcases you’d like to donate, we’ll gladly accept them.

Drop us an email with any questions.  We look forward to seeing you at one or more of our events!


Previous Events

Another 60 pillowcases were created at Grace Church in Lake Katrine. Assembly line work with pinning, sewing, serging, and ironing made for a fun day.


Volunteers at Bloom Fabric kicked off our 2019 MOPS events by making 60 pillowcases. Lots of fun, which we’ll repeat in the spring.


Thanks to the Wild ‘N Wooly 4H Club in Delaware County for their beautiful pillowcases.


Ms Tarello’s 7th grade students at Oliver Winch Middle School in South Glens Falls are having a great time making pillowcases for the Albany Chapter.



We had so much fun sewing recently at Saugerties Library. Check out the photos and article from the Daily Freeman News here.




Annual September pillowcase party at the Duanesburg Reformed Presbyterian Church.  10 volunteers, 5 hours, 1 great lunch = 70 pillowcases.  Fun was had by all.