Do You Want to Warm the Homeless Lavishly in NYC?
Homeless | Knitting Charities by Recipient | Knitting Charities by U.S. State or Country | New York

Do You Want to Warm the Homeless Lavishly in NYC?

Knit for Hats for the Homeless and provide warm knitted items for homeless folks in New York City. John Carroll was a young man with a mission. Once upon a time, he gathered a group of friends together during the holiday season. They would wander through New York City and distribute toasty gloves, scarves, and…

What You Need to Know about Warm Up America
Afghans/Blankets/Squares | Homeless | Knitting Charities by Donation Item | Knitting Charities by Recipient

What You Need to Know about Warm Up America

If you can knit a square, you can knit for charity with Warm Up America Warm Up America was the first knitting charity I ever heard of. When I had just started knitting, a friend of mine from church knew someone who knitted extensively for Warm Up America. She brought me a folder filled with…

How to Make Hospitals Happier through Knitting
Baby/Preemie Items | Hats | Knitting Charities by Donation Item | Knitting Charities by Recipient | Preemies

How to Make Hospitals Happier through Knitting

Try knitting for hospital patients worldwide through Care Wear, no longer a preemie-only knitting charity Anyone who has ever wondered how to use knitting to make their world a better place will undoubtedly relate to the story of Bonnie Hagerman and the charity she founded, Care Wear. In 1991, Bonnie read a magazine article about…