Crochet for a Cause

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Info about VA Craft and Crochet Team that is part of the Soldiers’ Angels veterans charity

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The Occupational Therapy Department of Elizabethtown College launched a new club this school year for students who want to knit/ crochet to help others in need.

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Under a free microcredit program, women gather weekly to crochet, sew and make jewelry, purses and other items that they can sell personally or through boutiques.

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Crochet in 3 of Ohio’s Prisons

by Kathryn on November 13, 2012 · 2 comments

in Crochet for a Cause

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I thought I would explore the crochet programs in prisons in one state to show the range of different programs that exist. I chose the state of Ohio. Here are the prison crochet programs I found:

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Post image for Trochet: “Trash” + “Crochet” Eco Project for Low Income Women

Trochet is an environmental project, which recycles items such as grocery bags, into new products available for sale to the public.

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Inmates at a prison in Oklahoma are able to join a program where they crochet items for charity. It’s called The Bridge Project and the name explains how crochet can connect communities.

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Post image for Knots of Love Seeks Votes to Receive Grant

Knots of Love is a charity that donates handmade knit and crochet chemo caps to people who are going through cancer treatment. They are currently in the running for a huge grant and they need votes to make it to happen.

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