Shopping Cart
Your Cart is Empty
Quantity:
Subtotal
Taxes
Shipping
Total
There was an error with PayPalClick here to try again
CelebrateThank you for your business!You should be receiving an order confirmation from Paypal shortly.Exit Shopping Cart

2018 CHARITY OF THE MONTH -- GROUP PROJECTS CALENDAR.

Charities we will be supporting as a group -- currently January to November - December will be added during the year.

Month

 NAME OF CHARITY

 CHARITY'S WISHLIST

January

RONALD McDONALD HOUSE CANBERRA (ACT)

Cheerful Beanies - toddler to 6 year old sizes. Children's Rugs - 90cm to 100cm good size.

January

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CANBERRA (ACT)

Cardigans/jumpers/sets in premmie & new born sizes. Bootees in premmie & new born sizes. Blankets/wraps from pram to cot size. Teddy bears or any other knit toys. NO BEANIES

January

RANDWICK/ROYAL NORTH SHORE/SYDNEY CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL and RONALD McDONALD HOUSE (NSW

Teddies only at this stage. The one they have seen is the Red Cross smaller teddy pattern (will put a copy in our files) but any pattern is fine

FEBRUARY

FSG SOUTHPORT (QLD)

Mental Health Centre in Ballina - Twiddlemuffs. Homeless – pocket book slippers (these fit in a toiletry bag - pattern available)

FEBRUARY

KNITTING FOR AUST RESCUE DOGS (NSW)

dog coats, knitted squares, toys, blankets

FEBRUARY

WERRIBEE MERCY HOSPITAL SPECIAL CARE NURSERY (VIC)

Crocheted or Knitted rugs using cotton, acrylic or pure wool 60cm x 60cm, Sewn or quilted rugs 1m x 1m. These items are used in the nursery & often taken home by parents.

FEBRUARY

ST LUKES ANGLICARE BENDIGO (VIC)

Adult and Children's beanies, hand warmers, rugs

MARCH

ROCKHAMPTON HOMELESS CONNECT DAY (QLD)

beanies scarfs socks fingerless gloves mittens blanket squares sewn knit or crochet for men women and children

MARCH

GOLD COAST ANGELS FOR THE FORGOTTEN (QLD)

Angel blankets(100cm x 100cm youth blankets (140cm x 200cm) scarves, beanies, jumpers of all sizes. NO TOYS

MARCH

THE FOOTPATH LIBRARY (NSW)

80 black/brown beanies (large) and scarves for men. 80 plain coloured beanies and scarves for women. Children's beanies and scarves. Blankets, rugs and 25cm squares. Baby blankets. Aboriginal colours (red, black, yellow) are also acceptable. Thick warm bedsocks for men

MARCH

EAGLEBY SOUTH STATE SCHOOL (QLD)

Royal Blue jumpers/cardigans for ages 6 - 12 (must be royal blue only please) - NO HOODS

APRIL

DEPT CHILD PROTECTION MIDLAND (WA)

Baby items up to 3 year old. Clothing for children of all ages. Can be knit, crochet or store bought.

APRIL

SYDNEY HOMELESS CONNECT DAY (NSW)

Beanies, scarves and fingerless gloves in dark colours. Blankets, rugs and 25cm squares in any colours. Aboriginal colours (red, black, yellow) are also acceptable

APRIL

VINNIE'S VAN (St Vincent dePaul food van) (TAS)

All items are for homeless adults, mostly males. A single, darker colour is requested for ALL items (no stripes, colourwork etc) and gender neutral or masculine patterns are preferred. They have requested: blankets (single person size), scarves, jumpers (large men’s sizes, e.g. L, XL or 2XL), gloves, mittens and beanies. Please note that BLANKETS & JUMPERS are the most needed items!

APRIL

CANBERRA ONCOLOGY (ACT)

Soft beanies and chemo hats, adult sizes only, any soft yarn that feels soft against bare skin, lacy/open pattern lovely on hem or brim, but not suitable over crown. (Please avoid green colours). Kneerugs (90cm - 100cm good size).

MAY

WINMALEE COMMUNITY LUNCH (NSW

small knee rugs, adult beanies, mittens and scarves (Plus a possible Challenge for a small number of newborn baby garments jackets/bonnets/booties)

MAY

AVA GRACE NO FOOTPRINT TOO SMALL (NSW)

angel pockets, premmie sized outfits (clothes, cocoons, beanies, mittens, booties) for girls and boys. NO BLANKETS

MAY

GEELONG INCLUSIVE (Women's Refuge) (VIC)

Beanies and slippers for the women. Any colours.

MAY

THE MOVEMENT SYDNEY (NSW)

Gloves, beanies, scarves, socks etc for the homeless (estimated split 70% men/ 30% women) Aboriginal colours (red, black, yellow) are also acceptable

JUNE

CAPRICORN ANIMAL AID (QLD)

dog coats all sizes blankets cat and dog toys sewn knit or crochet

JUNE

VIC VARIETY BASH August (VIC)

Toys -- any

JUNE

CAIRNS STREET LEVEL YOUTH CARE (QLD)

Beanies, Gloves and Blankets Aboriginal colours (red, black, yellow) are also acceptable

JUNE

PICKING UP THE PIECES (NSW)

beanies, fingerless and normal gloves, scarves and full size blankets (no squares this year thank you). darker neutral or masculine colours - no female or childrens colours please.

JULY

SPECIAL CARE NURSERY ALBURY WODONGA HEALTH (VIC)

Babies hats and cardigans sizes 00000 to 000. This project is to provide clothing to keep the premmie and sick babies warm whilst in the Special Care Unit

JULY

ANIMAL RESCUES APPEAL (NSW)

dog coats, cat toys, blankets

JULY

WOMEN'S LIFE CENTRE ALBURY (NSW)

baby clothes premmie to 6 months

AUGUST

BEXLEY PARK AGED CARE (NSW)

80 womens cowls and/or scarves and 50 mens scarves

AUGUST

LIFE'S LITTLE TREASURES FOUNDATION (TAS)

tiny teddies (knit/crochet) pastel colour, no neck ribbons

AUGUST

LOGAN HOUSE FIRE SUPPORT NETWORK (QLD)

Trauma Teddies, other cuddly toys, items such as colouring or story books, pencils etc to keep children occuplied while parents deal with authorities following a house fire. Travel size toiletries for emergency packs.

SEPTEMBER

St. GEORGE AGED CARE FACILITY and FAIRMONT AGED CARE (NSW)

95 womens cowls and/or scarves and 75 mens scarves

SEPTEMBER

KNITTING 4 BRISBANES NEEDY (QLD)

Mini Christmas Stockings

SEPTEMBER

MIRACLE BABIES FOUNDATION (NSW)

Items for their Memory Boxes - 2 of each the same, Memory Blanket and Pillow sets (Sewn) and Teddy Bear (knitted) faces must be neutral, no smiles - also Beanies and Hearts - Patterns available - Sewn sheets for the memory boxes would also be appreciated.

SEPTEMBER

GEELONG CROCHET FOR CANCER (VIC)

Chemo Caps and Knee Rugs 1m x 1m (just big enough to drape over legs) http://www.crochetforcancer.org/donate/cap-donation-guidelines/

OCTOBER

DEPT CHILD PROTECTION (WA)

Toys for all ages

OCTOBER

BACKYARD HABITAT WILDLIFE RESCUE (QLD)

20cm up to 40cm wide rectangular pouches acrylic only, all pouches will be lined so outside is not important except that they need to wash well - similar size liners cotton only, no synthetics (flannelette OK but nothing tiny claws can get caught in) french seams preferred but overlocked seams will be accepted too, and hems please, no areas where fraying can occur and cause choking hazards - birds nests all sizes, acrylic

OCTOBER

MURRIN BRIDGE ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY (NSW)

Black, Red and Yellow please but other colours will also be accepted - childrens and audlts knitted or crocheted items for winter, toys and blankets. Lighter items for spring and autumn. They would also be happy to receive any new clothing items for the children from newborn to 16 years of age, male and female.

NOVEMBER

WESTERN SYDNEY CARE TEDDIES (NSW)

Teddies and other toys - knit or crochet.

NOVEMBER

RAISE THE GONG (NSW)

Chemo caps, scarves, beanies and slippers similar to this pattern www.allfreeknitting.com/Knitted-Slippers/grandmas-simple-knit-slippers

NOVEMBER

A BETTER LIFE FOR FOSTER KIDS (VIC)

hand knitted toys and blankets no sewn on attachments all must be embroidered on

DECEMBER

TINY TAILS RESCUE ADELAIDE (SA)

Kitten rugs and toys. Knit, crochet or sewn. Polar fleece very popular with carers. NO coats please, still have lots from last year. Rugs to be maximum of 50cm square and no smaller than 40cm square. Single 8ply thickness, no bulky yarns. Think tiny kittens.

DECEMBER

PERTH HOMELESS SUPPORT GROUP (WA)

Beanies, scarves, gloves and fingerless gloves in black and dark colours, majority in men's sizes.

0