Looking for a way to feed your love of knitting and benefit a worthy cause? Consider donating your knitting 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.
|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.
|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
|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.
|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.
|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.
|Join our crochet and knitting for charity project to help make the abandoned children and AIDS orphans of southern Africa warm.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|Project Linus makes hand-made blankets and quilts that are then distributed to children of all ages in need.
|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.
|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.
|Socks for Soldiers
|This group is about sending gifts of love to our soldiers in the Middle East.
|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
|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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