2010 Charity of the Month Calendar
ITEMS THEY WOULD LIKE
Wrap with Love (Epping NSW)
25cm (10 inch) knitted or croched squares to be made into blankets
Gold Coast Hospital
Premmie to Newborn size beanies and 80cm square blankets -machine washable yarn please
Masonic Care, Cairns, Qld
Knee warmers, lapghans (especially wheelchair ones) and bedsocks (+KAL)
Dog Rescue Newcastle NSW
Dog coats -all sizes and rugs, machine washable yarns
Jessie Street Domestic Violence Service, Kings Langley NSW
Womens items – blankets/rugs, scarves. Cat blankets, dog coats for furry friends allowed into the Refuge and 25cm knit/crochet squares.
Marron Nursing Home, Salisbury SA
Knee rugs, wrist warmers, fingerless gloves, shawls (not to lacy), slot/slid scarves, cuddly toys and bedsocks. NO BEANIES/HATS please. All machine washable yarn, thanks.
NSW Women's Refuge Resource Centre, Supplying 53 Centres in NSW (Sydney)
Ponchos for women & girls 4-12yrs, boys jumpers, trauma teddies/cuddly toys, slippers, socks (child & adult) fingerless gloves, scarves, beanies, small rugs (120cm sq) Use Machine washable wool if possible
The Footpath Library (Sydney NSW)
beanies and scarves for men, women and children (of all ages). Because a lot of the children are aboriginal some red yellow and black beanies would be sensational. Otherwise the men prefer fairly plain colours. A few baby blankets could be very useful too.
Albury RSPCA & Foster Carers, NSW
Dog coats, dog toys, pet blankets
Prince of Wales Oncology Day Centre (Turrella NSW)
Chemo caps etc, knit or crochet, no seams, soft yarn
Australian Inland Ministries, Cranebrook, NSW
Clothing for children and Adults in remote Aboriginal communities – long sleeves, bright colours! Beanies and scarves.
Lismore NSW: Women's Shelter, Mental Health Support Group & Soup Kitchen
For the homeless: mens beanies, gloves & scarves. For the women's shelter -ladies bedsox. For the Mental Health Support: men's and women's beanies and bedsox.
Exodus Foundation (Ashfield NSW)
300+ beanies and 300+ scarves in dark colours also blankets. They will be happy with however many we can manage, thanks
City Mission, Launceston Tas
Mens Coloured Gloves, Mittens & Scarves. Also..Beanies, mittens etc in all other colours for women & kiddies welcome.
Link-Up (young mums) C/- Ballarat Secondary College Vic
Toys for babies to 4yr olds
Streetswags (Brisbane Qld)
Tweed Heads Salvation Army (NSW)
Warm items for the homeless/needy – male & female, 5 – 15yrs jumpers, beanies, scarves, socks
Beanies and Gloves, fingerless gloves/mittens, in fact anything at all for men, women and children + blanket squares
139 Club (daytime resource centre for homeless men and women (Brisbane)
Beanies, socks, gloves/mittens, adult jumpers/cardigans/vests
St Giles (Tassie)
Boys Stuffed toys , boy colour Beanies, blankets ( light weight, med weight and heavy weight ) ,baby blankets, Girls colour items are still good as well. NO fluffy or Muppet wool as sometimes the children's age is not the same as their mental age and don't understand not to put things in their mouth and it tends to fall apart in the big washing machines too.
SOC – Serving Our Community, Adelaide SA
All items baby to adult including toys
SANDS Victoria (Melbourne)
Complete Burial Sets (gown, hat, booties, blanket etc.) do not use an open lacy pattern - a close knit/crochet pattern that you cant see through is best.
Project Love & Care (Brisbane Qld)
For Baby to 17 yr olds - Beanies, Rugs (100cm square), jumpers/cardigans, soft toys. These will be added to Care Bags together with toiletries, pencils, crayons etc. etc.
Special items for the Magic Cupboard such as toys of all descriptons, jewellery for children and any other special items - make some suggestions!
Blankets for NSW Needy group supplying to Care for Street Kids and various other charities in that Area (Mt Warrigul NSW)
Toys, beanies, scarves and blankets/squares for blankets
Busyhandswarmhearts – Operation Bosom Buddies – for oncology and cancer care units (Woolgoolga NSW)
Titbits – knit or crochet
Australian Animal Protection Society – Keysborough Vic
Cat and Dog blankets – preferrably knitted
Oncology Units, Woollongong Area NSW
Titbits, cotton Chemo beanies and hats
Angel Christmas Hampers – St Vincent de Paul, Goodna Qld
PIPA (Brisbane Qld)
Large premmie Items (16'' chest) up to newborn size, Blankets 65 x 70 cm and small toys
Emergency Dept Geraldton Hospital (WA)
Knitted, crocheted or sewn toys of all sizes (+KAL early in 2010)
Lyell McEwin Hospital and Anglicare SA - Alternate Care Section for Fostercare Children
Lyell McEwin Hospital requires large premmie and newborn baby clothing in particular Cot blankets, Knitted jackets (not so much booties or bonnets though), Trauma teddies or any knitted toys- all items to go into Baby Baskets given to new Mums. Anglicare require any items to suit ages from baby to 9-10 yr olds.
WOW - Wildlife Of Werribee
Pouches, pouch liners, nests and rugs/blankets. Size is not important - wildlife come in all shapes and sizes.