One of the greatest joys of crochet is that you can use your hands and minimal materials to make gifts that make others smile. In the case of donating to charity, you may actually be helping to save or significantly improve someone’s life. But where should you donate your handmade crochet items? This article provides some of the best options for charities that accept crochet. Remember that their needs and regulations are constantly changing so it’s important to be sure to check their latest updates before you begin crafting!
5 women working together spent four months making hats, afghans and more for donation to numerous different causes.
“This banner will be made up of 7” by 9” sections and incorporate design elements that are representative of your favorite state(s). The design possibilities are endless because they represent what your favorite state(s) means to you. It might be embroidering your state flower on your section or simply adding the state name.”
Since it’s Memorial Day, I thought I’d remind you that there is still plenty of time available for you to crochet a blanket to donate to Children of Fallen Patriots as part of the World’s Largest Stocking Project.
Back in August I published the story of Joe, a disabled veteran who crochets for charity to help him through PTSD and other health issues. At the time, he was in need of yarn, and several of you stepped up and sent donations his way so that he could continue to heal himself and others through crochet. I thought that you might like an update about what he’s been doing since then.
I recently completed a large granny square crochet blanket. It’s a contribution using Caron United Yarn, a portion of the sales from which go to charity. It is also my contribution to the World’s Largest Stocking.
VA Crochet & Craft Team, makes important handcrafted items for those people who are recovering in VA medical facilities around the country.