Wednesday, October 17, 2007

It's time to knit warm things for several of our charities.

Food & Friends' scarf drive deadline is February 6. Hats, scarves, gloves and earwarmers are all welcome. They need to be unisex, and labeled with fiber & care information. Items will go in the Valentine's Day meal delivery with no time to match item to recipient. They can be mailed to Food & Friends, Attn: Scarf Drive, 219 Riggs Road NE, Washington, DC 20011.

Include your name & address (or a SASE) within the package so that we can send you a thank you note. You may also deliver your donation Monday - Saturday, or join us on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at Food & Friends.

Food & Friends has a few babies among their clients. If you like to knit for babies, please contact for more information. Their website is

Alternative House is a shelter for teens and their children. They can use warm items for all their residents. Their wish list includes: "Baby & toddler clothing; Girls and boys clothing; Teen clothing; Fleeces & jackets; Gloves, hats & scarves" Their website is

Whatever you donate, will be used by the clients.

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