Charities



Crochet and Knitting Charities

This is something I've been doing since I learned how to knit and crochet. I figured if I only made items for myself I would run out of things to make or room for it all.

Here are some of the people I've donated to:

The Snuggles Project 
supplies dogs and cats with blankets, made by volunteers.
There is a list of shelters that accept these blankets. You can choose by country or state if looking within the United States. 

Look them up here: http://www.h4ha.org/animal-shelters
Sizing Info: http://www.snugglesproject.org/about/how-you-can-help.html

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Online Angels:
http://onlineangels.byethost16.com/  (Click on the image)
36B Pine Drive
Pottsville, PA 17901

Handmade items needed:
Need the following hand made items on an ongoing basis:
*4, 6 and 12 inch crochet or knit squares
*laprobes, blankets, afghans, quilts
*chemo hats for all ages
*baby items
*winter items
*slippers
*toys

I just sent them 50+ granny squares. I love that they post the blankets that are made. It's great to see the beautiful blankets that came from your squares. The pictures are on their blog CLICK HERE.

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www.Knit-a-square.com (you can crochet too)
Send to:
Private Bag X900,
PO Bryanston 2021, South Africa


Send 8 inch squares, hats, socks, sweaters, vests for the millions of orphaned children in South Africa. They have a huge website with a lot of information on it.  I listed some specific links below. The past newsletters are very informative. It's heart breaking to see the "situation" these kids are in
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FORUM - http://forum.knit-a-square.com/
PHOTOS - http://forum.knit-a-square.com/photo
ALL NEWSLETTERS- http://www.knit-a-square.com/Square_Circle-backissues.html
CHALLENGES - http://forum.knit-a-square.com/forum/categories/challenges/listForCategory
POSTAL INSTRUCTIONS: http://www.knit-a-square.com/postal.html


My heart went out for these children. It's so hard to see the conditions these children have to live in and the smile on their faces when they received their blanket, hat and sweater.

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The Preemie Project-
http://www.thepreemieproject.com/
To see what they are requesting from volunteers just go to this website
http://www.thepreemieproject.com/volunteer/urgent_needs

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Project Linus -
Donate blankets/afghans for children

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This was left in a comment:

Bundles for Babies is a project that makes blankets, sweaters, hats, and booties for the newborn of our Veterans. The American Legion Auxiliaries sponsor this project. We need newborn and preemies sizes. Many of our Veterans are deployed and have loved ones at home to have and care for the new member of the family. Most of these families have little means to get by on and can use your help. We take donations of yarn...any type or amount as well as the finished projects.
You can contact her: Janet Bell @ janetbel85@hotmail, for more information.


If you know of a charity you would like listed please let me know.


Thanks!
Heather


1 comment:

  1. Bundles for Babies is a project that makes blankets, sweaters, hats, and booties for the newborn of our Veterans. The American Legion Auxiliaries sponsor this project. We need newborn and preemies sizes. Many of our Veterans are deployed and have loved ones at home to have and care for the new member of the family. Most of these families have little means to get by on and can use your help. We take donations of yarn...any type or amount as well as the finished projects. You can contact me Janet Bell @ janetbel85@hotmail for more information.

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