2011 Projects Calendar -- support of all projects is entirely voluntary.
Wrap with Love (Sydney)
25cm squares-knit or crochet
Dog Rescue Newcastle **
cat and dog blankets about 1 metre square, closely knitted, machine washable yarn. Also dog coats all sizes, also closely knitted and machine washable yarn. Crocheted and loosely knitted items are a problem as the dogs' claws get hooked up.
Masonic Care Cairns (aged Care) **
Bedsocks , knee warmers, wheelchair lapghans, lapghans,
Betty's City Kitchen (Food Van - Tasmania)
Any items from toiletry bag items through to blankets - Toiletry items, face washers, toothbrush, toothpaste, soap etc, Knit/Crochet/Sewn toys - teddies, cuddle bunnies, dolls, golly wog type toys, Jumpers, Cardigans, Vests, Gloves, Mittens, Fingerless Gloves, Scarves, Sleeping bags (infant), Beanies - any size, Blankets or blanket squares.
St Bartholomew's House (WA)
Mens scarves, beanies and gloves (dark colours - black is popular))
Senior Dogs & Silky Rescue Group- located in Sydney **
Coats that are 35 cm, 40cm, 45cm and even 50cm , rugs and toys.
Brisbane Homeless Connect Day
baby, children, adult beanies, scarves, gloves, blankets, toys etc
ACTION (Adult Children Taking Implementation On Now) Adelaide
Knitted or crocheted floppy ear bunnies and beanies with floppy ears. Other toys. Babies, children's ( 0 to 12 years of age) jumpers & cardigans
NSW Womens Refuge Movement. Distributes items to 53 womens refuges (Sydney)
ponchos for women & girls 4-12yrs, childrens vests (sleeveless pullovers - patterns available), boys jumpers, trauma teddies/cuddly toys, slippers,/socks (child & adult) , fingerless gloves, scarves, small rugs approx. 120 cm. Use up to 8ply yarn for childrens clothing (12ply ok for slippers, too bulky for little jumpers), Machine washable wool preferred if possible but all very acceptable.
Australian Inland Mission (Sydney)
warm clothing and accessories adult & children
Sydney Homeless Connect Day
blankets, beanies, scarves, gloves, anything that keeps a person warm
Caroline Chisholm Society (Melbourne)
New born matinee jackets, jumpers, booties and hats
The Footpath Library (Sydney)
beanies and scarves for men, women and children. In Sydney we’d love some in Aboriginal colours of red yellow and black if possible. In Sydney we also need baby blankets for women who have escaped domestic violence.
BusyHandsWarmHearts (Woolgoolga NSW)
TitBits, butterfly squares
Nunga Mi: Minar Inc (Adelaide)
Baby knits 6mths to 2yrs, toddlers 2 - 5yrs any items, older children 6-8yrs pullovers/sweaters bright colurs. Machine washable, warm beanies/fingerless gloves. Kiddies /Ladies:-slippers/socks/gloves/scarves. Assorted Toys, also if anyone wants to make blankets single or cot size.
St Giles (Tasmania)
Toys- bright colours blanket/ knee rugs beanie's ,scarf ,
Hats, scarves and Gloves or Mittens. Mostly adults, male and female, some kids.
exodus foundation (Sydney)
scarves, beanies, mittens (not gloves) and blankets
Womens Health West (Melbourne)
beanies, scarves, jumpers, knitted toys, baby blankets and jewellery
Animal Protection Society Of WA
Dog Blankets all sizes. Dog Jackets all sizes but always desperate for larger sizes in jackets.
Operation Christmas Child and Help Save the Furry Ones (Adelaide)
Toys (to go in christmas shoeboxes to be distributed nationally and internationally) and Dog Coats, rugs to help with the rescue of animals that would otherwise be put down.
ANGEL BABIES (Melbourne)
Memory quilts - These are approximately 60cm to 1 meter square. and can be quilted, knitted or sewn. Anything is acceptable. They are for baby memories , and so can be as creative as you like . Some have pictures of butterflies or teddies on them. Some are the traditional pastel colors , pink or blue. Some are very bright reds ,blues ,greens, yellows or other pastels that don't signify a particular sex.
Care for Street Kids (Gerringong NSW)
Dark, plain, Beanies, scarves, gloves, fingerless gloves, socks, blankets and clothing
SOC Serving our Community (Adelaide)
Desperately need items for Men, teenager boys, boys- toddlers and baby boys. Also, baby blankets/shawls, & cot blankets. BUT if you have girls & baby girls items and toys for both boys & girls that would be great too.
PIPA Preemies (Brisbane)
Baby garments - large premmie and newborn size, toys and blankets
Heyfield Red Cross (Victoria)
Trauma Teddies (pattern will be supplied- knitting only- I will sew, fill etc, this end to save on postage)
Jacaranda House (Perth WA)
Blankets for adults and kids, Cushions, Toys, Bedsocks, Scarves
Gearaldton Hospital emergency dept (WA)
toys knittied, crochet or sewn
Project Love & Care (Brisbane)
Clothing, toys, etc for babies to teenagers. Underpants are particularly needed.
Big Ears Animal Sanctuary (Tasmania)
Animal blankets either wool or acrylic and toys for the animals http://www.bigearsanimalsanctuary.com/
Pouches,any size,any yarn.25-20cm popular
Save-A-Dog Scheme - Melbourne
Cat blankets 40 x 60 cm and cat toys
Berry Street Foster Care (Melbourne)
Premmie clothing (from size 000000) jackets, hats, etc
'WOW' Wildlife of Werribee (VIC)
liners, pouches ( all sizes), blankets, nests,
Modbury Hospital (Adelaide)
Annie's Cottage (Very Special Kids) - Victoria
Items for the Magic Cupboard