Quota Christmas Gift and Craft Fair

Quota International of Salisbury Maryland

Quota Christmas Gift and Craft Fair - Quota International of Salisbury Maryland

Annual Quota Christmas Craft Show : October 28th, 29th and 30th, 2016

Quota International was founded in Buffalo, New York by Wanda Frey Joiner in 1919. The first women’s service organization in the United States is now represented in fourteen countries around the world. The original focus of service was the hearing impaired and deaf in the community. The Salisbury Chapter was formed in 1935 and was called the Quota Club of the Eastern Shore. Over the years our name was changed to Quota International of Salisbury Maryland. In addition to our name change, our focus of service was expanded to include disadvantaged women and children. 19__300x_craftfair4We are Quotarian volunteers who are dedicated to providing financial services for the deaf, hard of hearing, and speech impaired individuals as well as disadvantaged women and children. The following are some of the programs in which we are involved: “Cops N Kids” book distribution, reading programs in our elementary schools, and reading “Quota Quiet Corners” throughout the area. We provide toys, blankets and books through the “Sheriff's Kids Program” which serves the children of Wicomico County. We provide financial support to the Wicomico Audiology Center for the hearing  aid  bank and monies to purchase hearing aid batteries. In addition, we fund college scholarships to four graduating Wicomico County seniors, plus a two year scholarship to a student at Wor-Wic Community College.  In addition to these programs, we grant financial support to over 20 other community organizations to include Coastal Hospice, the Salvation Army, the United Way and many others. For the past 30 years, our main fund raiser to support these many and varied projects has been our Christmas Gift and Craft Show held at the Wicomico Youth and 17__200x150_craftfair2Civic Center each October, completely organized and managed by Quota volunteers.  With nearly 150 booths and good attendance, we are fortunate to financially give all monies received back to the community. Mary Burroughs Chair of the Show