12 Charities That Need Your Handmade Goods and Craft Supplies

For many crafters giving a handmade item to charity, whether it’s a knit hat, a quilt, or a baby blanket, is a way to show how much you care for others. If you enjoy crafting for charity, we’ve rounded up 11 charities that need your handmade goods and craft supplies.

Hand Knit Finger Puppets Cheer Child Hospital Patients

When the IWK Children’s Hospital announced that they needed more finger puppets, Amy Morais decided it was time to pick up her knitting needles – something she hadn’t done since she was a child.

“I’m really big on helping them,” says Morais. “They saved Melody; she would be here if it wasn’t for them.” Melody is Morais’ 14-year-old daughter who has been going to the Nova Scotia-based hospital since she was a baby and Amy has since donated many hand knit puppets to the project.

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