In part 1 of a 2-part shoebox charity series, learn of a number of charities that accept “shoebox collections” for orphans and other needy people Today’s article is courtesy of yet another outstanding Knitting for Charity reader, who suggested a collection of “patterns for items to use in shoeboxes for orphanages.” This was an idea […]
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Make a difference with charity knitting to Outreach to Appalachia and offer love and support to impoverished Americans For most of us, poverty is not a state of being we know well. I personally take my creature comforts for granted far too often. I never go hungry, never lack for clothing, never have to decide […]
Your charity knitting can warm heads on the front lines of battle through Hats for Israeli Soldiers I have written about charity knitting efforts for people in the military many times; however, these have all (or nearly all) been for American military. (I am, after all, in the United States!) This does not, however, mean […]
When women and children are homeless, Enchanted Makeovers helps them transform their lives through beauty and creative expression Most of us are familiar with the television show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.” Enchanted Makeovers is is a little like that television show, in that it works to transform a living space. Yet it is very different […]
With slippers, washcloths, and pet blankets, your charity knitting can help women and children escaping domestic violence The Pink Slipper Project is a program designed to help women and children living in domestic violence shelters. While it was featured in a Knitting Nuggets Newsletter about four years ago, it has not been featured on the […]
Loveys for Levine’s Little Lambs is a sweet charity knitting and crochet program designed by Pam, a woman whose own son was hospitalized for a significant period of time. She knows firsthand how frightening it can be for a child to spend time in a hospital.