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Shandeh
05-24-2007, 03:40 PM
Post your charity knitting links here!!!

Interweave Knits Charity Knitting List (http://www.interweaveknits.com/community/charities.asp)

Newborns in Need (http://www.newbornsinneed.org/html/knit_patterns.html)

Threads of Love - find a chapter in your area! (http://www.threadsoflove.org/)

SusanB's Charity Page (http://home.att.net/~susanBinKC/hcharity.html)

Headhuggers Chemo Hats (http://www.headhuggers.org/)

Bev's Afghanistan Project Page (http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/baby-project.html)

"Ray of Hope" UK Charity Knitting (http://www.bbc.co.uk/stoke/your_community/ray_of_hope/index.shtml)

Special Knitting Forces (http://www.specialknittingforces.org/start.htm)

Stitches from the Heart (http://www.stitchesfromtheheart.org/)

Project Linus Baby Blankets (http://www.projectlinus.org/index.shtml)

Little Miracles Group - Knit for preemies and teenage mothers (http://little_miracles0.tripod.com/index.htm)

The Daily Knitter Charity Knitting (http://www.dailyknitter.com/charity.html)

Red Scarf Project - Norma Knits Blog with info (http://nownormaknits2.typepad.com/now_norma_knits_2/2007/04/i_was_in_error.html)

Guideposts Sweater Project (http://www.knitforkids.org/)

Afghans for Afghans (http://www.afghansforafghans.org/blanket.html)

Knitting for Veterans (http://www.nationalww2museum.org/education/knitting.html)

Operation Toasty Toes - Slippers for Soldiers (http://www.operationtoastytoes.org/)

Warm Woolies - Knitting for Orphans and Poverty Stricken Children (http://www.warmwoolies.org/)

I'll make another post with Charity Knitting Pattern Links

leedsfan
05-25-2007, 10:24 AM
Wow Thanks for them.

Shandeh
05-25-2007, 11:46 AM
You're VERY welcome! :muah:

HollyP
05-25-2007, 04:21 PM
Here's one a friend of mine just told me about the Dulaan Project (http://www.nwkniterati.com/movabletype/archives/MossyCottage/DulaanFlyer2007_color.pdf) .It is a group knitting for the impoverished in Mongolia.

Another Chemocap (http://www.chemocaps.com/) Group

One of my favorites http://www.cubsforkids.com/ (http://[URL=)This charity has knitters make outfits for teddy bears to give to kids in homeless shelters. The sweaters are great stash busters!!!

kellycarr05
05-25-2007, 05:12 PM
Here is one that I knit for.
http://www.warmupamerica.com/kids.html

ElenTikvah
06-13-2007, 10:04 PM
I posted about one of my favorites here (http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/showpost.php?p=878391&postcount=15)...it's Project Linus (http://www.projectlinus.org)

After I saw this thread, I thought to add it here too...I hope that's ok. :pray:

~Tik

PS. Just found this one too...MIRACLES HAPPEN (http://www.miracleshappen.us/)

Shandeh
06-14-2007, 12:08 AM
After I saw this thread, I thought to add it here too...I hope that's ok. :pray:
Of COURSE it's okay!! :muah:

PW
06-23-2007, 11:08 PM
Thank you so much for the list. I've only been knitting for about a year, but have wanted to do "something" with my new found hobby. This list has been very helpful. I just can't decide which charity to knit for! :)

Penny

KT120
07-09-2007, 09:23 PM
Great idea. This is for making of Dudza dolls for children in Africa. http://www.chabha.org/

Shandeh
07-10-2007, 12:09 AM
That is so cool, KT120! :hug:

KnittingSonia
07-10-2007, 08:35 AM
Knitting for Peace :heart:

Mission: To incorporate charity knitting into our already busy knitting repertoire.


You may be interested in joining our group if:


You already love to knit (or crochet, sew, quilt). Why not share your skills and creativity with others?

You are interested in learning a new craft and would like to learn from others in a casual, friendly environment.

You have thought about volunteering and felt overwhelmed with options or a busy schedule.

You are a creative person looking for a group who shares your interests.


Come check it out, even if you are not sure about knitting for charity. It is not a requirement, simply an enhancement to something you may already be doing.

We will be choosing recipients for our group projects every 2 months (6 times per year). This way you will have plenty of time for your own knitting projects, and you can participate in the charity projects that speak to your heart.

Check out our website to view our latest project and meetup events!

http://knitting.meetup.com/1133

Shandeh
07-10-2007, 03:25 PM
That group is in Connecticut, so we won't all be able to participate.

anold-fashionedgirl
07-16-2007, 10:50 PM
Post your charity knitting links here!!!

Interweave Knits Charity Knitting List (http://www.interweaveknits.com/community/charities.asp)

Newborns in Need (http://www.newbornsinneed.org/html/knit_patterns.html)

Threads of Love - find a chapter in your area! (http://www.threadsoflove.org/)

SusanB's Charity Page (http://home.att.net/~susanBinKC/hcharity.html)

Headhuggers Chemo Hats (http://www.headhuggers.org/)

Bev's Afghanistan Project Page (http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/baby-project.html)

"Ray of Hope" UK Charity Knitting (http://www.bbc.co.uk/stoke/your_community/ray_of_hope/index.shtml)

Special Knitting Forces (http://www.specialknittingforces.org/start.htm)

Stitches from the Heart (http://www.stitchesfromtheheart.org/)

Project Linus Baby Blankets (http://www.projectlinus.org/index.shtml)

Little Miracles Group - Knit for preemies and teenage mothers (http://little_miracles0.tripod.com/index.htm)

The Daily Knitter Charity Knitting (http://www.dailyknitter.com/charity.html)

Red Scarf Project - Norma Knits Blog with info (http://nownormaknits2.typepad.com/now_norma_knits_2/2007/04/i_was_in_error.html)

Guideposts Sweater Project (http://www.knitforkids.org/)

Afghans for Afghans (http://www.afghansforafghans.org/blanket.html)

Knitting for Veterans (http://www.nationalww2museum.org/education/knitting.html)

Operation Toasty Toes - Slippers for Soldiers (http://www.house.gov/latourette/issues_toasty_toes.htm)

Warm Woolies - Knitting for Orphans and Poverty Stricken Children (http://www.warmwoolies.org/)

I'll make another post with Charity Knitting Pattern Links
I have long felt that poor rural people get very little press coverage by our media. If you're looking for a GREAT charity, run totally by volunteers, you should check out www.BabyThreadsofNH.com. They help the many truly poor people in northern New Hampshire and Vermont. They need knitted goods for any age person. I recently visited them and saw them in action. A more dedicated group of volunteers you will never meet! Anything you send will be most greatly appreciated.

jillliv
09-18-2007, 07:42 AM
This broke my heart - we don't want babies going home wrapped in newspaper!

http://www.freewebs.com/babypackproject/

And this is my regular charity..

http://www.samaritanspurse.uk.com/occ/index.asp
(oops, forget to press paste!)

Shandeh
09-18-2007, 08:10 AM
Thanks, jillliv!
That is a WAY cool project! :thumbsup:

I'm definitely participating in that one.

ElenTikvah
09-20-2007, 11:40 AM
Does anyone know of knitted/crocheting charity dedicated to moms/parents of babies who died with Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)?

I was looking at Threads of Love, but that seems more focused towards those parents that have lost babies to miscarriage, fetal death or prematurity.

Thanks for any assistance.

~Tik

a knitter
10-11-2007, 11:36 AM
http://www.bonniebabies.co.uk/
I love this site,,joined in sep.:muah:

*KnitPixie*
10-11-2007, 01:02 PM
I am a member of the preemie project. We knit hats,booties,blankets, and bereavement items to help sickly preemies and families struggling for life:heart:I absolutely love this organization and the knits are very very fast and very helpful and much appreciated;)Check this site out... I guarantee you will be more than willing to help or at the very least think those handknits are so darn cute:teehee:

hainangel2000
11-06-2007, 09:25 PM
http://Heavenlyangelsinneed.com
We donate all over the USA and beyond.
We also donate alot of bereavement items to http://NowIlaymedowntosleep.org


:muah: Mary

newamy
12-13-2007, 10:27 AM
http://www.mittensforakkol.com/

This is a site I just found out about. It is an orphanage in Kaz.... (ah cant' spell it, read the link) A woman posted about it on Ravelry in the International Adoption group. Anyway, it sounds like a pretty small group trying to supply these kids. I suggested to her to contact Warm Woolies to see if they could help, they have had help from Children in Common in the past.

In January they need socks and I have already started a pair that I will be felting.

Anyone who wants to send warm wool socks to very cold kids please check it out.

chocogirl
01-23-2008, 10:20 AM
do you have any charity knitting links from Canada, especially Ontario???

Thanks so much.

Shandeh
01-23-2008, 03:05 PM
do you have any charity knitting links from Canada, especially Ontario???
Thanks so much.
Here are some Canadian charities for you:
http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/charity-links.html#canada

bevq
02-27-2008, 12:00 PM
Thanks for posting the link to my charities page. There are a lot of charities in Ontario there! I'd like to post some from other provinces, but don't know of any.

Just to let people on here know that I have free patterns for just about everything on my site, Bev's Country Cottage (http://www.bevscountrycottage.com), and you are welcome to use them for that purpose.

HUGS!!!
Bev

heatherg23
04-21-2008, 05:39 PM
I would like to add this program to the list::thumbsup:

The Handmade Afghan Project (HAP) is a program that collects 6 inch x 9 inch rectangles. They get togethor every 2-3 months for a "Put togethor Party" where they sew 49 of them togethor to make 1 blanket. Then they hand them out to Military Hospitals in the U.S. and Afghanistan.

The website is found at http://www.rectangle6x9.org/

You can email Deborah and let her know your interested. She will sign you up with their listserve and you will get emails with updates. They also have a forum that will be available to you.

Their next put togethor party is July 13, 2008

It's a great program to be a part of. They have delivered over 1,000 afghans to date.

Heather

:knitting:

suziehomemaker
04-22-2008, 08:59 AM
That sounds like a great charity. I just signed up for their listserv. Thanks!

Cynamar
05-10-2008, 03:03 PM
I haven't read through all of the posts, but I just ran across this (http://www.warmupamerica.org/how.html)and it looks like a very worthy cause.

YouCantBuyThisMovement
05-12-2008, 05:21 PM
Thanks so much for this thread I am looking into gettting a group together at my church or something and wanted to look into the different ways we could help.

Carol_OH
05-29-2008, 02:02 PM
A terrific yahoo group which chooses a different charities (both here and abroad) every month!

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/All_Crafts_4_Charity/

pinnut3200
05-29-2008, 05:06 PM
A terrific yahoo group which chooses a different charities (both here and abroad) every month!

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/All_Crafts_4_Charity/

I agree that AC4C is a great group. :thumbsup: I have never known so many generous and caring people.

sgtpam
10-14-2008, 07:41 PM
Sandy, can you check the link for Operation Toasty Toes, Slippers for Soldiers...it took me to an Ohio congressman's website??? http://latourette.house.gov/

Shandeh
10-14-2008, 09:53 PM
Thanks Pam! It's fixed! :thumbsup:

Susen123
10-24-2008, 07:58 PM
Here's a community campaign to provide blankets to seniors in Nursing Homes. The woman that started this is truly amazing.

Handmade lap blankets needed for Seniors in Nursing Homes on the Eastside (king County) in Washington during the Holiday Season!

Can a simple act of kindness change one person's life? - Yes it can!
Many seniors in nursing homes are alone, without family and without some holiday cheer. Please help us make a difference in the lives of Seniors in Washington Nursing Homes, by donating a hand knitted or crocheted wrap (lap blanket) as a holiday gift to Acknowledge, Remember and Honor them during the holiday season

Deadline: December 10th
Size: no larger than 5 x 5 ft
Colors preferred: Warm colors – no black please
Must be machine washable!

Blankets can be sent directly to
Makaylaa Powers
Visiting Angels
903 5th Ave Ste 201, Kirkland WA 98033

For More Information Contact: Makaylaa Powers at Visiting Angels (425) 828-4500 or email makaylaa@eastsideangels.com

lizardknits
12-30-2008, 05:23 PM
Recovery Buddies is a nonprofit organzation, started by a person in recovery from an eating disorder, that sends "buddies" (knited pillows with names and information) to people in recovery from addictions, such as drug addictions or eating disorders. you can make a buddie or sponsor a buddie.

this is their website:
http://recoverybuddie.blogspot.com/


and here is a pattern for the buddie:
http://bethany-knittery.blogspot.com/2008/08/recovery-buddies.html

swcheng15
01-15-2009, 06:57 PM
Thanks for the links! Here's one I started working with.

www.motherbearproject.org

Mistyrosern
04-27-2009, 11:45 PM
Thank you so much!!! Now I just need to pray so I am helping where God wants me to. Again thank you for the time and effort it takes to put the list all together. You are truly an angel in disquise!!:angelgrin:

dolphie2
08-04-2009, 08:29 PM
I knit for Lei.org.za
Lei = Life Evangelism International. Sorry I can't do links. When you go into there website, click on Humanitarian projects to find

Knitting for South Africa babies &
Knitting Hats for children with cancer

My brother & his wife are a Pastor & they give these garments to the poor with a christian booklet. They visit the hospital to give them. A lot of babies go home from the maternity hospital wrapped in newspaper or a towel. Thay don't own any clothes for them.

bevq
09-25-2009, 10:03 AM
Hope it's alright to post this here:
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If you knit OR crochet hats, Warming Families need you! We can't do this alone!

We have partnered with Lands End to create 25,000 hats for the homeless and those in need across the USA from Sept till Dec 31st 2009 and we need help!

For more info on it go here:
http://www.freewebs.com/warmingfamilies/hatchallengeanyone.htm

There are chapters all across the country and you can find those by clicking on the link on the left hand side of that page.

If you need patterns!! Boy, do I have patterns:
http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/hats.html

And I would love to have you make my chapter a hat or 2!
http://bevscountrycottage.com/warming-families.html

Happy hatting!!

Mommyof2andangel
11-29-2009, 12:21 AM
http://www.foreverwarm.org

Forever Warm was created to provide parents of stillborn children with a blanket that they can wrap their children in for pictures and/or burial. Parents are also given the choice to keep the blanket as a personal keepsake to remember their child.

We now donate to NICUs as well as OB wards. I'm currently in the process of recruiting hospitals in the Greater Indianapolis Area for my local chapter. Included in this list is Riley Children's Hospital Level III Nicu and the St. Vincent Women's Hospital OB and NICU wards.

I plan on making my next donation in December 2009 and then again in March 2010. I donate to the hospitals in person. If you would like to donate a blanket please pm me. Thank you :)

teenknitter11
12-14-2009, 02:01 PM
I think anyone who knits should do at least one project for a charity.

buffaloheadhuggers
01-28-2010, 12:08 PM
HI Everyone! I just started a local chapter of Head Huggers - Buffalo Head Huggers. We knit, crochet & sew chemo caps for people who have lost their hair due to chemotherapy treatment, burns, surgeries of other injuries. Please visit our website at http://www.buffaloheadhuggers.webs.com and help someone keep warm and feel loved with a chemo cap you've personally made for them!

Thank you so much!!
~ Missy

gouranga
01-12-2011, 04:07 PM
Philly Care Caps (www.phillycarecaps.wordpress.com) is another charity knitting and crocheting site. We are looking for crafters from all over the country (and Canada, too, if you don't mind shipping it to PA).

We're looking for people to make and donate chemo caps for children. The people range from newborns to mid-twenties, so there's a wide range of possibilities!

heatherg23
12-02-2012, 08:55 PM
www.knit-a-square.com (www.knit-a-square.com)
They accept 8 inch squares, sweaters, hats, vests, socks and more. They supply them to orphaned children in South Africa.

StillSomeone.org (http://stillsomeone.org/)
They accept lap afghans for seniors that need comfort. They are supplied to nursing homes and home care patients.

Online Angels (http://onlineangels.byethost16.com/):
(Click on the image)
They accept a variety of different sized squares, hats, baby items, afghans, winter items, slippers and more.

The Preemie Project (http://www.thepreemieproject.com)-
http://www.thepreemieproject.com

Thanks!
Heather
http://crochetpatterns09.blogspot.com
http://knitting2008.blogspot.com/