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Reader Stories: Crochet Enthusiasts Share Their Experiences With Crocheting for Charity


Would you like to learn more about crocheting for charity? Read about the experiences of other crochet enthusiasts, who tell their stories about crocheting blankets, shawls, hats, chemo caps, and other items for charity. Learn from other crocheters about which charities accept their hand-crocheted donations and how they approach their charitable giving.

If you'd like to to crochet items for charity, but you need some ideas for how to get started, this page is a great place for gathering inspiration!

Kathy Crochets Granny Squares for Charity Crochet Exchange

Charity Crochet Exchange in California. Our church group was given this information and we meet once a month to teach others and to donate towards each project. We get our information from Rhonda Moo…More

Sheri's Charity Crochet Projects -- Hats and Slippers

There is no specific organization. The adult psychiatric inpatient ward is where the slippers go and the hats used to go to the Canadian Mental Health Association for the homeless clients they had. N…More

Grannie Annie's Experiences Crocheting for Knots of Love

Knots of LoveThey need soft chemo caps either knitting or crocheted for patientsThey need hats or our VeteransI choose them because the woman in charge does a great jobof dibtributing these hats all …More

A Charity Crochet Group: Granny Squares of Love

Granny Squares of Love has given afghans to those who lost their homes in natural disasters, made lapghans for those in nursing homes, and crocheted hat and scarf sets to give to the homeless in thei…More

Gerry's Crocheted Scarves for the Knit Your Bit Charity

The World War II Museum in New Orleans has a program called Knit Your Bit. The collect crocheted and knitted scarves and send them to the VA outlets around the country and they in turn distribute the…More

Carol's Crocheted Blankets for Project Linus

Linus Blanket ProjectGrace in God's Hands- a missionary group that sends sweaters and hats to children's orphanages in Africa. I have made lots of hats for these kids.They can be reached through the …More

Michelle's Christmas Crochet Projects for the Homeless

Sacred Heart Church of Fall River, MassachusettsWe have been doing this now for the 8th year and a few of the ladies have passed away so we are looking for others to help us. I raise the money from r…More

How Charity Crocheters Helped Elisha's Family


CreativeThreads' Charity Crochet Work

I send some to my mom who is a breast cancer survivor and she takes them to her oncologist office and is also connected with her pastoral care team at her church. I also donate to a local infusion ce…More

JaneE Crochets Prayer Shawls and Children's Sweeaters

I crochet sweaters for World Vision Knit for Kids-25 made so farI also crochet prayer shawls for those with physical, emotional, or spiritual afflictions. I get the names off of my church's prayer li…More

Noriko's Charity Crochet Projects

There's a 1/2 way house a lady in my church is involved in. They help women recovering from addiction. Since I had so much yarn leftover from my Christmas projects, I donated some scarves & fingerles…More

Stephanie's Recommendations for Charity Crochet in North Carolina

I make bears for kids in Somalia. I have a contact person in Raleigh, NC that forwards the items to Africa. I also make blankets for Camp Victory Junction, hats and scarves for the Salvation Army, th…More

Marceme's Charity Crochet

i found a organization to give them to... it is caregiversshe is a very nice lady you can find the address in lion brands archives...i belong to another organization that is making afghans for the el…More

Proach's Crochet for Charity -- Hope Lodge

Hope Lodge ( American Cancer Society) in Grand Rapids Michigan. This is a place where cancer patients and one caregiver stay for FREE while receiving treatment in the Grand Rapids area. It is a place…More

Crocheting for Homeless Shelters and Hospitals -- Marian's Story

The local hospital and women's homeless shelter. I chose these organizations because they seem to see the most people in need. At some point I may choose the men's homelss shelter, but for now I plan…More

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