Do any charities need knitted blankets?

How do I donate a knitted blanket?

Project Linus

You can donate completed blankets, drop off supplies, or volunteer your time coordinating and delivering the blankets directly to the children. The organization accepts all kinds of blankets, so bust out your knitting needles or start arm knitting a cozy blanket.

What organizations need blankets?

Blankets can be donated to homeless shelters, local churches and charities that have a clothing donation program, victims of domestic violence shelters, and animal shelters.

What can I do with unwanted wool knitting?

Unwanted wool can be donated to local charity shops, textile recycling shops or community groups for re-sale and re-use. Some clothing and textiles collection bags or banks will allow you to put balls of wool in – always check first.

How do I donate blankets to Project Linus?

Project Linus National Headquarters

We are always in need of your help to assist us in fulfilling our mission. You can donate home-made blankets by becoming a “blanketeer,” give of your time at a local chapter event, or even become a Chapter Coordinator yourself.

What can I knit for homeless?

Any skill level of knitter can knit for homeless folks.

Beginners can knit scarves, hats, and blanket squares. If you’re a more accomplished knitter, consider knitting gloves and mittens; charities desperately need them. And if you enjoy knitting socks, do so! They are just as happily accepted as other items.

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Where can I donate a knitted hat and scarf?

Care to Knit is an organization whose mission is to provide hand knit and crocheted items such as scarves, lap shawls, hats and other related accessories to those in shelters, hospitals, nursing homes and hospices.

Where can I donate knitted squares to charity?

Warm Up America requests donations of 7″ x 9″ squares, along with completed afghans, baby and lap blankets, or any other items that can help keep people warm. These are sent to social service organizations all over the country.