Help Homeless Bay-Area Teens with CompassionKnit
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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 Comfort Alzheimer’s Patients: Knit for Alice’s Embrace
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How to Comfort Alzheimer’s Patients: Knit for Alice’s Embrace

Knitting shawls and blankets can offer tremendous comfort to patients with Alzheimer’s If I can be honest with you for a moment, developing Alzheimer’s is one of my greatest fears. My grandfather suffered from it. He was my last living grandparent, and he passed on the very day I graduated from high school.

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Knitting Rays of Hope: Charity Knitting in California for Cancer Patients & NICU Babies

Since 2012, Knitting Rays of Hope has been creating and donating handmade hats both for cancer patients and for premature infants. As of this writing they have contributed well over 3,000 hats to NICUs and cancer centers to warm the heads of those suffering illness.

How to Fight Cancer and Protect Preemies with Knitted Hats
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How to Fight Cancer and Protect Preemies with Knitted Hats

Join Knitting Rays of Hope, and you can enter into battle against cancer as well as protect preemies through knitted hats Knitting Rays of Hope is a knitting charity that began in California in 2012. The idea sprung from a woman named Pali when accompanying her sister-in-law to a chemotherapy treatment. There she realized that…