Do you love to knit or crochet? Would you like to help out in your community? If you answered yes to these questions, then we have some suggestions for you. Take a look at the following list of organizations who would welcome your contributions.

If you know of another organization please send the information including confirmation from the organization or an organization contact to [email protected].

Alzheimer’s Society Twiddle Muffs
– Knit (or sewn) muffs with various textures, buttons, colours for restless hands to feel
Cambridge 519/650-1628
Guelph 519/836-7672
KW 519/742-1422
Izzy Dolls – Health Partners
International of Canada
– These little dolls are given by deployed soldiers to children in the affected areas.
– Health Partners International of Canada for information, patterns and where to send the dolls 905/670-1990 for history, patterns
Knitted Knockers
– Women who have had mastectomies sometimes need soft prostheses
Mary Maxim, Paris
Galt House of Yarn, Cambridge
Lions Club of St. Jacobs
Christmas stocking stuffer programme. Seasonal location of drop boxes posted on line.
NIED – National Initiative for Eating Disorders
– Knit scarves/hats/shawls etc. to provide warmth and comfort
– Donate knitting supplies
Hand Knit Hope Programme
Wendy Preskow 416/859-7571
Project Linus
– Little cuddle blankets for little people in Hospitals/shelter
Drop Off Sites:
Lens Mills Stores – Cambridge/Hawkesville
Dancing Stitches, 100 Sheldon Drive, Units 4 & 5, Cambridge
Fabricland – Kitchener
Farmers Plus – Elmira
Foodbanks and many churches collect knitted items to distribute


Have you heard about Loose Ends? – Finishing projects loved ones left behind

If you would like to learn more, just click on Loose Ends for further information