Here’s an Incredible Way to Offer Hope to Homeless Women & Children
Abuse Survivors | Homeless | Knitting Charities by Recipient

Here’s an Incredible Way to Offer Hope to Homeless Women & Children

Enchanted Makeovers offers many ways to transform the lives of homeless women and children through beauty and creative expression Are you familiar with the TV show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”? In case you aren’t, here’s a quick summary: a family in need goes away for a weekend, and when they return, their run-down home has…

How to Help American Domestic Violence Survivors with Knitting
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How to Help American Domestic Violence Survivors with Knitting

The Pink Slipper Project connects your handmade slippers, washcloths, and pet blankets with women and children escaping domestic violence I think we all are aware, unfortunately, of the problem domestic violence continues to be in our society. It is an unbelievable shame that shelters are necessary. However, I think we can all be grateful that…

How to Help Survivors of Sexual Violence through Knitting
Abuse Survivors | Knitting Charities by Recipient | Scarves

How to Help Survivors of Sexual Violence through Knitting

With Threads of Compassion leading the way, you can help promote healing and comfort for survivors of sexual violence by knitting or crocheting scarves.  Sexual violence is a heartbreaking phenomenon that frequently leaves its victims feeling alone, ashamed, even unloved. The statistics are staggering. Over 200,000 Americans experience sexual violence every year. And according to…

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Lend a Hand to Former Foster Children through the Red Scarf Project and Foster Care to Success

When I first learned of the Red Scarf Project, I thought, “oh, what a cute idea – knitting scarves for foster children heading off to college.” But the more I learned about this extraordinary charity, the more I realized that it was but one step to providing an enormous boost for children who “age out”…

How to Knit for the Ones Domestic Violence Leaves Behind
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How to Knit for the Ones Domestic Violence Leaves Behind

Bring comfort and healing to survivors of domestic violence through Sheila’s Shawls and Paul’s Scarves, a charity celebrating a great senator and his wife by working for their most cherished cause. In 1990, when Sheila Wellstone’s husband Paul was elected to the U.S. Senate for the state of Minnesota, she immersed herself into the world…