PeaceQuilts for Haiti founder Jeanne Staples is seeking the Vineyard’s help to secure a $20,000 donation from More Magazine, which is sponsoring an online contest for female entrepreneurs.
Mrs. Staples started the nonprofit PeaceQuilts in 2007. Since then, she’s launched eight quilting cooperatives in Haiti that provide training, materials and mentoring to artisans whose quilts are sold in galleries, in museum shops and online. For more information on PeaceQuilts, go to haitipeacequilts.org
To cast your vote in the More Magazine contest, go to more.com/hire-calling-jeanne-staples. All voting must be completed by Friday, August 31.