Afghans, Knitted and Crocheted
Whether you’ve been given yet another afghan you just don’t have space for (Sorry, Grandma!), or you’re a relentless knitter or crocheter with no outlet for your fabulous items, consider donating to one of the places below. Most would also welcome applicable supplies. Just make sure you contact them before sending anything to confirm your contribution is appropriate.
Arizona, Tempe: AZ Blankets 4 Kids
Providers of handmade blankets and quilts to needy and ill children in the Phoenix area.
Georgia, Gwinett County: Tiny Stitches
Dedicated to providing clothing and other items for disadvantaged infants, especially preemies, as well as burial ensembles. Needs: large preemie and newborn sleepers, gowns, going home outfits, receiving blankets, yarn, thread, fabric, and other sewing supplies.
Nevada, Las Vegas: Volunteer Angels
They take all kinds of knitted items, as well as yarn and material.
Pennsylvania, Sewickley: World Vision Knit for Kids They’re a Christian organization that distributes nationally and internationally.
Nationwide: Project Linus
Accepts new, handmade washable blankets to give to seriously ill and traumatized children. They have an interactive map to find a local chapter near you. Needs: Quilts, afghans, receiving blankets. Become a blanketeer!
Nationwide: Care Wear
Needs: Knitted, crocheted and sewn items for new babies.