Crocheting for Charity

Looking for a way to feed your love of crochet and benefit a worthy cause? Consider donating your crocheting to one of the charities listed below.

afghans for Afghans afghans for Afghans is a humanitarian and educational people-to-people project that sends hand-knit and crocheted blankets and garments to the beleaguered people of Afghanistan.
Algerian Action Algerian Action is a small, not for profit organisation which helps to support needy babies and children in Algeria by providing them with clothing, toys and other essentials.
Blankets for Deployed Daddies 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.
Blankets for the Gulf 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.
Caps for a Cure Join us as we knit caps for chemotherapy patients. Feel the satisfaction of reaching out to others as you enjoy knitting along with the group.
CARE Package Inc We are a bereavement charity that donates layettes to parents of 'angel' babies.
Chemo Caps 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.
Cornerstone Crafters We make items for the babies of Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, as well as "chemo caps" for Lancaster Oncology.
Cubs for Kids 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.
CureCaps Hat Project 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 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 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 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 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.
Heart to Heart Angels Heart to Heart Angels is an organization in the Boston Area devoted to helping parents of infant death by knitting and crocheting Angel Dresses.
Heartmade Blessings 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.
Knit With Love Knit With Love is focused on providing scarves, caps, blankets and other knitted clothing to people in need. The gift of a scarf or cap can bring joy to a person and brighten up their life.
Knit-a-square Join our crochet and knitting for charity project to help make the abandoned children and AIDS orphans of southern Africa warm.
knit4charities 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.
Knits of Hope 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
Knitting for Brisbane's Needy 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.
Knitting For Marines The Knitting For Marines project is an on-going effort to make and distribute helmet liners to Marines.
Knitting for Noggins Help make a difference in the lives of patients and families at Arkansas Children's Hospital! Knit or crochet hats for children of all ages through our Knitting for Noggins program.
Knots-of-Love 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.
Lilybugs Lilybugs is a charity knitting and quilting group that knits hats and socks and sews blankets for the babies and children at the Pediatric Heart Center at UCSF in San Francisco, California.
Luba's Blanket Knitting A Web of Compassion Throughout Lorain County, Ohio.
Mother Bear Project 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.
Newborns in Need Newborns in Need, Inc. (NIN) is a charity organized to take care of sick and needy babies and their families; and in cases of crisis, to help where help is needed.
On-line Angels Online-Angels helps you show someone who is in need of caring or of a well-deserved thank you that you are thinking of them with a hand knit love-ghan.
Project Angel Kisses Ministry 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."
Project Linus Project Linus makes hand-made blankets and quilts that are then distributed to children of all ages in need.
Red Scarf Project In 2005, OFA launched a unique initiative to warm the hearts (and necks) of college-bound foster youth. We began taking donations of handmade red scarves to put into our Valentine's Day Care Packages.
Scarves for the Special Olympics Helping make scarves for the 2011 Special Olympics Washington State Winter Games in March 2011. They are hoping to create 2,500 handmade scarves!
Sew Caring Sew Caring is a host of volunteers that sew, knit, crochet and quilt. Its primary focus is on needy children from birth to age five primarily in the Beltrami County, Minnesota area.
Shawl Ministry 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.
Snuggles Project 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.
Socks for Soldiers This group is about sending gifts of love to our soldiers in the Middle East.
Stich For A Cause 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.
Stiches From The Heart 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 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.
The Ships Project 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.
Threads of Love Threads of Love is an outreach sewing ministry that strives to provide for some of the physical needs of tiny infants, while showing God's love to the babies' parents and families.
TLC For Angels We select 3 hospitals each year to deliver donations of handmade items generously and lovingly created by crafters located across the U.S. and internationally who sew, crochet or knit
Touching Little Lives 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.
Upon Butterfly Wings 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: or email them for more details at Patterns can be found on their website.
Warm Hearts Warm Babies We are a group of kind hearted volunteers that help to make life easier for Colorado's tiniest citizens. We sew, knit, crochet, and quilt for premature infants and babies in need.
Warm Up America 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.

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