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Afghans 4 Afghans - (San Francisco, CA) is a humanitarian and educational people-to-people project that is sending hand-knit and crocheted blankets, sweaters, hats, mittens, and socks to the beleaguered people of Afghanistan. Patterns, mailing info and more!
Afghans for Angels Headquarters is a project where you can make afghans which are wrapped around precious little ones who die, so they can be wrapped up for their parents to say bittersweet hellos and sorrowful goodbyes. The blanket is then given to the parents as a remembrance of their precious angel.
Location of all the A for A chapters
Afghans for Angels - Maine Chapter - Homemade blankets for grieving families
Afghans for Angels - New York, NY Chapter - free blanket and tiny hat patterns. Be part of the healing for new parents.
Angels For Hope - They send out send out sweet angels, butterflies, and smiley faces to those in need. Patterns available to members only.
March 2012/2019 - "Aubrey’s Angels is non profit, charitable group, in San
built of love, to help meet the very special needs of precious sick
babies whose parents are in need of help.We want each family to know,
without a doubt, that there are people who love their tiny angels, are
praying for them, and want to help by crocheting, sewing, knitting, and
quilting hats, booties, afghans, mitts, angel layettes (burial
layettes), diaper shirts, etc. working from home.We also make afghans
and lap blankets for chemo and dialysis patients in San Antonio. The
group is named after my precious grandaughter, Aubrey, who left us to
be with Jesus on March 18, 2011 at the age of 9 months." http://www.facebook.com/groups/192813870824207/
Patrol collects blankets and quilts for children who are
in foster care, experiencing trauma and those born HIV positive, drug
or with terminal illnesses. There are chapters in various locations in
CAREWEAR - -
needs volunteers all over the USA to help make items for babies/kids in
Listings by states too.
non-profit organization spreading smiles with cheerful drawings.
charity that accepts kids 8.5" x 11"
coloring, to be given to those in nursing homes, veteran homes, and so
forth. A fabulous way to start our children out giving to
Updated April 2019 Contagious
is a non-profit organization that supplies hope to children in
Friends of Pine Ridge Reservation - Yahoo group - making warm items to help those in need on this reservation They now have a website with links to many excellent free patterns!
From Ewe To You - The mission of 'From Ewe to You' is to provide crocheted or knitted blankets, scarves, booties, and hats to the less fortunate in my community and to patients in our local hospitals in NC. All sizes needed (men, women, children). We will also accept donations of supplies such as yarn, ribbons, and buttons. A monetary donation is always appreciated.
God's Tiny Angels Everyday across the world there are babies born ill or in need. Some of God's babies have little more than a tiny diaper. Imagine what you could do to make their new lives a little warmer! You can help by knitting or crocheting items.
Hhveterans.com is a 501c-3 charitable organization. We work to supply
and low invcome US Veterans with food,clothing, housing and other
support. We need knit and crochet hats, gloves, sweaters for our
homeless vets. Veterans prefer varigated darker color yarns. Solid
blues, greens, browns are ok, too. FB page.
We also accept #4 yarn donations for our Lapghans for wheelchair Vets in assisted living. No fringes on lapghans-they get caught in the wheels. Please send donations to
Hearts and Homes for veterans, 2230 Alicia Street,Ft. Myers, FL 33901
- non-profit organization collecting and distributing handmade hats. "Our mission is to distribute hand-made (either knit or crochet) hats to s across the country who are undergoing chemo treatments. We believe something made from the heart helps heal the human spirit. However, we cannot do it without the help of our fellow knitters and crocheters."
Heartmade Blessings is a not-for-profit,
world-wide group of
dedicated to providing hand-crafted items to those people suffering a
loss, tragedy, or going through a rough time that need to be reminded
of the simple fact that people care. They have a yahoo
For Homeless Animals dedicated to homeless and displaced
patterns and info on how to help.
eg: Snuggles Blankets patterns and info. Blankets are given to animals in shelters to make their cages more comfortable to sit in. Please help! Monetary donations are greatly appreciated so they can ship the blankets. A tax deductable donation form is available also.
3440 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43202
a great camp and service provider for children with cancer. Would love teddy bears, blankets, cancer caps and more for the kids. FACEBOOK
On a Mission - One mother helping another. Making burial
Newborns in Need - in need of baby clothing, baby items and blankets for the sick and needy babies we donate to in hospitals, homeless shelters, crisis centers and foster homes all across the United States. All donations will be acknowledged with a thank you letter and tax deductible receipt as we are a 501 (c) 3 charity registered with the IRS. We accept anything to do with babies - new or gently used clothing or blankets and hygiene items, and fabric & yarn for our volunteers to create the much needed baby items
P2 Designs - free charity patterns for everyone- preemies to adults. Fabulous site!
Project Linus MAIN PAGE - making blankets for children in trauma situations all over the world
from Caring Hands - (Oregon)
you can help make quilts for children in need!
Sewing.org - wonderful, free sewing patterns for things like isolette covers, wheelchair totes, bunnies and more!
Sewing For Babies - (Nebraska) We knit, sew, and crochet, for sick and needy babies. We also provide burial layettes.
SPCA - and others need wildlife rescue nests for tiny birds and baby rabbits, squirrels etc.
Ministry - the
knitter begins each shawl with
prayers and blessings for the recipient. Intentions are
throughout the creation of the shawl. The shawl is
given to someone in need.
The Ships Project - make a pair of warm slippers or a hat for our brave troups at sea. Over 10,000 warm items have been donated to this terrific cause. Photos of the troops wearing their new hats etc are shown!
Threads of Love -has sweet burial gown patterns, hats, booties, and more info. Many chapters available. Threads of Love, through the effort and support of many participants in chapters across the country, provides clothing, blankets and other handmade articles for tiny premature and sick infants
Touching Little Lives Free knit and crochet patterns for preemie items--serving all of Ohio.
Hearts, Warm Babies - We sew, knit, crochet, and quilt for
infants and babies in need in Colorado. Be sure to read their
wonderful newsletter there too!
Wrap them in Love - Arlington, WA Making and collecting donated quilts to distribute to children around the world so, they can be
wrapped in the love of a quilt.
for Canada - Individuals
for those in need in Canada. There are chapters in all of the Provinces
they are listed on the main website.
Off For Cancer - making and
'collecting brand new, cool and funky hats for children with cancer
Heaven, My Blanket - crochets baby blankets to comfort families who have lost an infant or child in Canada.
Afghans should be made out of baby yarn in white or pastel colors.
for Tragedy -
address online!! free patterns,
the kids who have received a bear, info on where to send the bears.
Brampton and greater Toronto,
warm items for the homeless.
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