I’m hosting the 12 in ’12 charity crochet project for anyone who wants to join. Learn more here. Today’s post is the first January post where we can each share what our charity crochet plans are for January.
The idea is to make 12 donations to charity in the year 2012. The simplest way to do this is to break it down by month so each month I’ll be making crochet items that will be donated to charity.
Let’s take a look at the 2011 Crochet Concupiscence news posts about various people and organizations who are crocheting for a cause.
One of the four recipients of the funds for 2012 will be the local chapter of Project Linus, an organization that collects crochet and other handmade blankets for children in need.
Windstream launched a program this year to award $25000 to fund new technology in eight different schools. The schools that won stood out for their great community service. At least two of these schools did their service by crocheting for charity.
Continuing on in my series of lists to inspire crocheters, let’s take a look at some great organizations that you can donate your crochet skills to if you are interested in giving back to others.
The York Dispatch recently wrote about a crochet ministry in Hanover, Pennsylvania whose members use crochet to do community outreach. Their members range in age from 14 to 89. The eighty-nine-year old woman, Anna Becker, reports that she crochets all day every day