I found this article on Etsy regarding a Pillowcase Challenge, which is being organized by American Patchwork & Quilting and supported by quilting shops across the nation.
From the All People Quilt site:
As of this posting they had reached 134,397 pillowcases with a goal of 1M, so they need your help. Visit the 1M Pillowcase Challenge site to find out how to get involved.
make a pillowcase
make a differenceCalling all quilters, sewers and crafters! American Patchwork & Quilting is challenging you to join our efforts to Make a Pillowcase, Make a Difference. Every Pillowcase can make a difference in your community. A pillowcase can provide comfort for a cancer patient, hope for a foster child, encouragement for a battered woman, or beauty for a nursing home resident.
To participate, find a shop hosting One Million Pillowcase Challenge events in your area. Once your pillowcases are complete and donated locally..Help us reach our goal of ONE MILLION Pillowcases.