Just a week to go to the final bidding for the
autographed Ravens quilt being auctioned for the
The 60-by-50-inch quilt was designed and sewn by Mimi
Guest, system administrator and United Way divisional
coordinator for the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.
Over the summer, Guest and JHU United Way administrator
Lesley Giles visited the Ravens training camp to collect
Signing on were 31 players — from No. 2 (Anthony
Wright) to No. 98 (Anthony Weaver) — and head coach
Brian Billick. Others included Matt Stover, Kyle Boller,
Dave Zastudil, Chester Taylor, Ray Lewis, Jonathan Ogden,
Todd Heap and Adalius Thomas.
Bidding starts at $150 and can be raised in increments
of $25 or more. The deadline is 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 6.
The winning bid will be announced at the Johns Hopkins
University United Way Thank You Breakfast on Wednesday,
Dec. 8. Individuals submitting bids before the deadline
will automatically receive an e-mail if someone makes a
To learn more about the quilt, go to
For answers to specific questions, contact Lesley Giles at