CHARITY KNITTING

'Share the knitting'...Ronnie Soltysiak, Charity Coordinator

Although the main goals of IMK are support, education and fellowship, many members participate in charity knitting. The following are items and a list of the organizations that benefit from the IMK members.

New Addition to the Organization List

Wool-Aid

     Wool-Aid is a very active community of knitters who create warm garments and accessories, using yarn that is 80-100% wool, for children who live in the coldest climates.  Please see the Wool-Aid guidelines. Guidelines

THIS YEAR WE DONATED

 

Assisi Health Care @ Clair Oaks
School District 46 Elgin
Hatenothate.org
4 Lap Blankets, Blanket w/hat, 1 Shawl
30 hats, 8headbands, 7 mittens, 1 each Mittens/hat,scarf/headband,scarf/hat, 12 Scarves
102 Blue Hats
Scraps of Love
PADS in Wheaton
Teen Parenting Connection
6 Blankets, 33 Hats, 2 Headbands, 2 Neckwarmers, 1 Kerchief
15 hats, 10 Soap Sacks/soap
11 Blankets, 9 hats, 1 totebag

WOOL-AID.ORG

10 Sweaters, 2 Vests, 1 Scarf, 2 Hats

 

 

Knit to Give Projects

Preemie Hats with or without matching blankets any color

Pediatric and lap blankets any color for both children and adults

Chemo Hats

Children and Adult cold weather accessories, hats, scarves, cowls, mittens ( fingerless or full)

Children and Adult slippers and socks

Any items for newborns to 5 years old

Please make items with machine washable yarn. Please tag any wool item.

SCRAPS OF LOVE

ORGANIZATIONS

If you know of a group or organization that needs support please let us know.

 
Advocate Lutheran General
Preemie hats, blankets, Chemo caps,crib blankets,etc
 
Road Home: Veterans
Family cold weather wear, blankets, etc
 
Hospital TBD
Preemie hats, blankets, Chemo caps,crib blankets,etc
  Cold Weather Clothing items, see website
  Newborn - 5 years old
  Children, 80-100% Wool Guidelines