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« on: May 30, 2013 11:00:35 AM »

Links for your Hand-Crafted Donations:

---Afghans for Afghans: create blankets, sweaters, vests, hats, mittens, and socks to the beleaguered people of Afghanistan

---Blankets for Canada: creating crocheted, knitted, sewn blankets for Canadians who need warmth

---Caitlin's Smiles: Help children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses with arts and crafts activities in the forms of Bags of Smiles, individual arts and crafts kits, homemade cards and treasure and treat kits.

---Days for Girls: creating a more dignified, humane and sustainable world for girls through advocacy, reproductive health awareness, education and sustainable feminine hygiene because no girl should go without.

---Knit a Square: keep the orphans of South Africa warm, knitters and crocheters of the world to send an 8x8" (20x20cm) squares and other items.

---Knit Your Bit : honor WWII veterans by creating a cozy, scarf to be donated to a veteran

---Knots of Love: caps for chemo patients

---Lion Brand's Charity Connection: database of charities that accept knitted and crocheted items

---Operation Write Home:  Create handmade cards for soldiers and sailors to write back home to their loved ones in. OWH also collects "Hero Mail", handmade cards which include a note of thanks or encouragement inside.

---Operation Gratitude: a list of various ways you can help deployed troops, veterans, and wounded warriors.

---Project Linus: handmade, washable blankets to be given as gifts to seriously ill and traumatized children, ages 0-18, All blanket styles are welcome, including quilts, tied comforters, fleece blankets, crocheted or knitted afghans, and receiving blankets in child-friendly colors.

---Soldiers' Angels: many programs to send care packages and item to the U.S. military.

---Stitches from the Heart: crocheted, knitted, quilted, and loomed baby hats, blankets, sweaters and booties items infants and their families in NICUs coast-to-coast.

---The Red Scarf ProjectThe Red Scarf Project: warm the hearts (and necks) of foster youth; red scarves are accepted between September 1 and December 15 annually.

---The Ships Project: sends handmade hats, slippers, and Cool-Ties to Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines deployed across the world

---Quilt for Kids: accepts all cotton quilts for children in hospitals, who have life threatening illnesses

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