How to Give Knitted Hugs to Worried Moms with Sick Children
Children | Knitting Charities by Recipient | Other Illness Patients

How to Give Knitted Hugs to Worried Moms with Sick Children

Knit or crochet a shrug for the Stay Strong Tote Foundation, and you can give a “hug” to concerned moms at Ronald McDonald Houses nationwide Mary Langdon had been delivering donations to her local Ronald McDonald House for years. (Unfamiliar with Ronald McDonald Houses? I’ll explain shortly.) One day, she saw something that haunted her….

Maine MCH Mittens Looking for a Few Good Knitters & Crocheters
Children | Knitting Charities by Donation Item | Knitting Charities by Recipient | Knitting Charities by U.S. State or Country | Maine | Mittens

Maine MCH Mittens Looking for a Few Good Knitters & Crocheters

Do you live in Maine (or New England)? Enjoy knitting mittens? Want to help children? If so, you have all the necessary ingredients to get really excited about Maine MCH Mittens. This project is extraordinarily simple. It’s all about knitting (or crocheting) mittens for the Maine Children’s Home in Waterville, Maine. This program provides aid…

Help Homeless Bay-Area Teens with CompassionKnit
California | Children | Homeless | Knitting Charities by Recipient | Knitting Charities by U.S. State or Country

Help Homeless Bay-Area Teens with CompassionKnit

Too many teenagers are homeless in the San Francisco Bay area; help them with handknits through CompassionKnit Homelessness is a tragedy; I think we can all agree that no one should ever lack a place to lay their heads. But when homelessness is the plight of a teenager, it strikes me as being all the…

How to Help Orphans & Other Needy Folks During the Holidays
Children | Impoverished | Knitting Charities Around the World | Knitting Charities by Recipient

How to Help Orphans & Other Needy Folks During the Holidays

Thanks to shoebox collection charities, or “shoebox charities,” you can provide hope and a smile to orphans and other needy folks come the holidays For anyone away from home, impoverished, suffering an illness, orphaned, or otherwise in need, every day can be difficult. But the holiday season — when we’re often expected to be joyful…

Yes, You Really Can Help a Child Read through Knitting
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Yes, You Really Can Help a Child Read through Knitting

Through Kids Need to Read’s READ Together program, you can make Reading Buddies to encourage children to read What does knitting and children’s literacy have to do with one another? Normally, little to nothing. But an organization called Kids Need to Read has changed that. The mission of Kids Need to Read is simple: to…