Blankets for Deployed Daddies is creating hand knit blankets for soldiers who are deployed when their babies are born. The blankets are designed to hold the father's scent so the newborns can bond right away.
Collecting handmade blankets for hurricane victims. So far we have delivered almost 900 blankets to families in need. YES, victims of Katrina and Rita still need blankets -- requests arrive weekly. Contact us -- you may be able to send blankets directly to a family.
We proudly saluate all of you caring and compassionate knitters who participate in this program hand knitting chemocaps for cancer patients. Because of all of you knitters here in the U.S. and in countries all over the world cancer patients of all ages from infants to seniors are feeling alot more comfortable wearing hand knit chemocaps.
Cubs for Kids is an organization started out of a love of children and a love of knitting to allow knitters to use their craft and left over yarn to create something that a child less fortunate would treasure forever.
In November 2007, we organized a grassroots effort called CureCaps and asked volunteers from around the world to help us fight deadly neurological diseases like Niemann Pick Type C by making hats to raise money for brain research.
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.
Halfknits is a charitable knitting and crochet group in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. We donate to various charities locally as well as throughout the US and abroad. We make hats, scarves, blankets, baby items - just about anything that will keep a body warm. We have monthly meetings and always welcome new members
Hat Box foundation was established in the Winter of 2007 as a volunteer-based non-profit organization with a mission to make and distribute free hand-made hats to people fighting the tough battle against cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.
Hats for the Homeless knits and collects hats, scarves and gloves throughout the year. The weekend before Christmas at St. Francis Xavier's Soup Kitchen on West 15th Street in NYC, we distribute all these gift-wrapped items to the homeless.
Heartmade Blessings is a not-for-profit, world-wide group of volunteers dedicated to providing hand-crafted items to those people suffering a loss, tragedy, or going through a rough time that need to be reminded of the simple fact that people care.
knit4charities is an Australian based group who knit and crochet for charity. We donate our work to homeless people, shelters, hospitals, animal shelters, old folks homes, cancer patients, premmie babies - anyone who can use it basically - beanies, scarves, gloves, clothes, rugs you name it we make it and donate it.
Our goal is to touch the hearts and brighten the lives of people in need through creativity, compassion & hope. Please join us in making hats for children and adults facing hair loss due to Cancer treatment or other life threatening illness, as well as babies who are fighting for their lives in the NICU
We invite other knitters/crocheters to join us and knit/crochet at your own pace at home, work or wherever to make items to be donated to charities who assist the homeless; abused; women/children's refuges; needy families; prem babies; cancer patients, animal shelters etc. These charities would give the items we donate DIRECTLY to those in need.
We are dedicated to creating hand-
made and heart warming crochet caps for people in need of some kindness and love.
All Knots-of-Love creations are given free of charge to people who are battling cancer or other life threatening illnesses or injuries.
The Mother Bear Project is a grass-roots, non-profit group dedicated to providing comfort and hope to children, primarily those affected by HIV/AIDS in emerging nations, by giving them a gift of love in the form of hand-knit bears.
Project Angel Kisses is a ministry, built on a foundation of faith and prayer, to help meet the very special needs of precious preemies and full-term babies whose parents are in need of help. We want each family to know, without a doubt, that there are people who love their tiny angels, are praying for them, and want to help by crocheting, knitting, quilting, and sewing hats, booties, afghans, mitts, angel layettes (burial layettes), diaper shirts, gel pillowcases, etc. We have a LOT of fun and make cherished friendships as we make angel gifts for "our babies."
Compassion and the love of knitting/crocheting have been combined into a prayerful ministry and spiritual practice which reaches out to those in need of comfort and solace, as well as in celebration and joy. Many blessings are prayed into every shawl.
The Snuggles Project was founded by our president and founder, Rae French, in 1996 because of her heartfelt need to do something for the innocent victims who find themselves in animal shelters without a bit of comfort to call their own.
Stitch for a Cause is a community service project at Kentucky Country Day School in Louisville, Kentucky. The group knits, crochets, sews, and quilts baby blankets and apparel for several local children's agencies.
Stitches from the Heart is a non-profit organization that sends handmade clothing, blankets, and love to premature babies all across the nation. We also have a senior program that helps seniors help others by donating yarn and supplies.
The Preemie Project is a nationwide, volunteer based organization located in Iowa City, Iowa. Founded in the spring of 2005, The Preemie Project strives to bring warmth, comfort, and support to critically ill infants and their families.
Sends handmade "hugs from home" in the form of knitted hats and slippers and sewn fleece hats and slippers as well as cool ties. Since our inception on October 19, 2001, we have sent over 241,000 "hugs from home" to deployed troops.
Touching Little Lives is an all volunteer, nonprofit organization dedicated in providing necessity items to premature and needy infants in Ohio. We are in desperate need of knitted newborn size hats & booties, as well as 30" x 30" afghans.
UBW provide hospitals in the UK with burial clothing, blankets and much more for babies who are born sleeping or who sadly die shortly after birth. They urgently need knitters/crocheters to help us/them supply the demand for these much needed items. If you think you can help, please either visit our/their website , their facebook page: facebook.com/uponbutterflywings or email them for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org. Patterns can be found on their website.
Create a warm afghan blanket for someone in need. That's what Warm Up America! is all about --- keeping people warm. Sound simple? Well, it is, and it works because you can make a difference whether you complete one small section or an entire afghan.