Portland, December 2nd. The 12thannual Quilt Luncheon and Auction to benefit Child Abuse Response and Evaluation Services (CARES) Northwest was held at the Multnomah Athletic Club. Carla Harris R.N., CAO of Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel is pictured with Lisa DeHarrport and LuAnn Rukke, who created the Garden of Peace quilt in the background. Carla Harris purchased this quilt to hang in the new Randall Children’s Hospital, opening in Feb. 2012. (Photos by Andie Petkus)

Dr. Nicole Perdue child abuse specialist Providence St. Vincent and CARES Northwest, Kevin Dowling Program Manager of CARES Northwest, Dr. Molly Burchell Legacy Health clinical vice president of pediatrics, Dr. Leila Keltner medical director CARES Northwest

Dr. Nicole Perdue child abuse specialist Providence St. Vincent and CARES Northwest, Kevin Dowling Program Manager of CARES Northwest, Dr. Molly Burchell Legacy Health clinical vice president of pediatrics, Dr. Leila Keltner medical director CARES Northwest

 

Auctioneer JillMarie Wiles and Kathy Wheatley stand before the Painted Ladies quilt Kathy made and donated.

Auctioneer JillMarie Wiles and Kathy Wheatley stand before the Painted Ladies quilt Kathy made and donated.

A team of dedicated volunteers create and donate beautiful hand-made quilts for the auction. Additional auction items this year included airline tickets and an Oregon Wine Country tour. The event’s net proceeds were $37,400.

Jill Scott, Julene Siegel and Connie Medak bidding against each other to win the Painted Ladies quilt donated by Kathy Wheatley (far right)

Jill Scott, Julene Siegel and Connie Medak bidding against each other to win the Painted Ladies quilt donated by Kathy Wheatley (far right)

CARES Northwest is a collaborative, community-based medical program of Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel, Kaiser Permanente, OHSU-Doernbecher Children’s Hospital and Providence Health & Services. Founded in 1987, CARES Northwest has served more than 20,000 children throughout our communities.

To learn more about CARES Northwest or to make a donation, visit www.caresnw.org.

 

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