The Black Canyon Quilt Show annually operates a Boutique, open to the public, which features donated, hand made needlework items. All proceeds from the Boutique sales go directly to a Montrose 501c-3 charitable organization.
Past recipients of Boutique funds have been:
- 2007 Dolphin House
- 2008 House of Promise
- 2009 Hospice and Palliative Care
- 2010 Christ’s Kitchen
- 2011 Samaritan Aviation
- 2012 Haven House
- 2013 San Juan Cancer Center
- 2014 Montrose Regional Library Permanent Book Fund
- 2015 Passage Charter School
- 2016 Sharing Ministries Food Band
The recipient chosen for the 2017 show is Region 10. Established in 1972, Region 10 is a 501C3 non-profit organization which offers public programs in support of 18 local communities and 6 western Colorado counties (Montrose, Delta, Hinsdale, San Miguel, Gunnison, and Ouray). Region 10’s mission is to provide programs and services that meet the needs of the people in the region, are cost-effective, reduce the burden of local governments, leverage available resources, and support their charitable status.
Region 10 helps local senior citizens age 60+ and disabled citizens age 18+ acquire information and economic assistance required to live healthy and independent lives with dignity. Services provided include transportation, nutrition, homemaking, caregiver support, legal services, dental, vision, and hearing assistance.