Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Summer Charity Events

Join Knitters & Crocheters Care for charity knitting & crocheting night at Aylin’s Woolgatherer on the 3rd Thursday of every month from 6:30 to 8:30 pm (entry at right) May 15, June 19, July 17, August 21 and September 1


Charity Day at Uniquities on the 4th Saturday of every month from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (entry at right) May 24, June 28, July 26, August 23 and September 27

Charities in need of donations:

TAPS – Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors - a support network for the families of those who died in military service. We are collecting knit/crocheted stuffed animals and memory pillows. http://www.taps.org

ALTERNATIVE HOUSE - supports at-risk children, youth and families, provides crisis intervention and neighborhood outreach. We are collecting baby/toddler clothes and blankets. http://www.thealternativehouse.org

CAPITAL HOSPICE - providing hospice care to DC, NoVa and Prince George's county, MD. We are collecting chemo caps for this organization. http://www.capitalhospice.org

FAIRFAX HOSPITAL Women's Center - provides suport and health services to new mothers and their families. We are collecting preemie and baby hats and blankets for this organization. http://www.inova.org/inova_fairfax_hospital/services/

Can't join us? You can drop off finished items at either of the shops, clearly labeled with the charity's name, and we’ll deliver them. Enclose a stamped, self address envelope if you want confirmation of your donation.

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