Aussie Charities

Australian charities that accept donations of sewing, knitting, crotchet and handmade items. please let me know if you'd like to be added to the list.

Angels for the Forgotten
Accepts donations of handmade items for children in foster care;  domestic violence & homelessness support.  Beanies, bags, cuddle rugs, soft toys, mittens & more.  Check out the Angels for the Forgotten  Annual craft challenge.

Dress a Girl Around the World - Australia
Sewing simple dresses & shorts for boys.
"Imagine a world where every little girl owned at least one dress. What if that dress were made by you...or you helped in the making of that dream of owning at least one dress come true!"

Knitting for Brisbanes Needy. 
"We always need knitted/crocheted items - premature baby clothes, baby clothes (including booties, beanies, jackets, mittens, blankets), children's beanies, gloves, jumpers, scarves,  adult beanies, scarves, gloves, jumpers, blankets,  toys,also blankets/toys to go to animal refuges for mainly dogs and cats."

Angel Blanket Australia 
"Supporting families dealing with the loss of their baby through miscarriage or stillbirth. involved is easy. Simply knit, sew or crochet a blanket no smaller than 21 cm x 29.7cm (A4 size)."

Days for Girls Australia
Sew feminine hygiene kits for girls.
"Every girl in the world deserves education, safety and dignity. We further this goal by helping girls who would otherwise go without to have access to quality sustainable feminine hygiene & awareness"

Making dolls to help children recover from trauma.
" Play is essential for children's healthy development. The HIV/AIDS pandemic has bought trauma, grief, bewilderment & loss to many. Learn how to make a doll so you can make a difference to a child living in Kwa-Zulu Natal, one of South Africa's most affected communities."

Handmade with Love Project

Knit 4 Charities

"Knit4Charities Inc. is an Australian Internet based association of dedicated knitters, crocheters, sewers and other crafters, who give warm clothing and comforting items such as blankets and toys to needy people throughout our Country.  We give our items free of charge to any needy person (or animal) with no discrimination.  If someone is in need and we can help in any way, we do so."

Red Cross Trauma Teddies

Crotchet for Charity

Miracle Babies - Stitched with Love   knit sew or crotchet for premature babies. Patterns and contact list of NICU units that accept donations.

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