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The Salvation Army

Charity – The Salvation Army Item/s – Handmade items to be sold or donated The Salvation Army is about people finding freedom. We believe in freedom through community. We believe in the power of community. People loving other people, and people helping other people. Those who ‘have’ sharing generously – sacrificially – with those who don’t. People…

Tea Cosies for Cancer Council Victoria

Charity – Cancer Council Victoria Item/s – Tea Cosies Every year, almost 30,000 Victorians will be diagnosed with cancer, and 11,000 will die from cancer. The number of cases will increase as our population grows and ages. Survival will also improve as we get better at early detection and treatment of cancer. Since their establishment in 1937, Cancer…

Warming Beautiful Souls

Charity – Pediatrics Item/s – Handmade gift for children & teenagers Warming Beautiful Souls was created to bring moments of happiness to children battling cancer, inspired by the beautiful children we met during our own daughter Maya’s journey with cancer. Maya was born with Rhabdomyosarcoma and spent most of her 23 months of life in hospital receiving…

Craft4aCause – Ayla’s Rainbow Foundation

Cause – Craft4aCause Item/s – Handmade items to be sold at markets Craft4aCause is a group of crafters who use their skills in crafts such as sewing, knitting, crochet, spinning etc to create funky projects to be sold at markets. Craft4aCause was brought about as both a creative outlet and an opportunity to financially support Ayla’s Rainbow Foundation….

Pillowcases for Oncology Kids

Charity – Pillowcases for Oncology Kids Item/s – Handmade Pillowcases Pillowcases for Oncology Kids creates and donates pillowcases to oncology kids in hospitals around Australia. Our Vision is to provide every child undergoing treatment for cancer receives a pillowcase to brighten up their room. We want to see every child smile and with all our pillowcases being…

The Babes Project

 Charity – The Babes Project Item/s – Quilts and Blankets for Babies The Babes Project is rewriting the motherhood experience for women facing crisis pregnancy; The Babes Project establishes pregnancy support services and accommodation for women and children in the perinatal period, throughout Victoria. The Babes Project believes that all women should have access to…

Angel Baby Nappies

Charity – Angel Baby Nappies Item/s – Handmade Nappies for Premature and Stillborn Babies We make hand made dignity cloth nappies, for babies born sleeping and supply them to hospitals all over Australia. We also seek ready-made nappy donations. From my experience, and that of other mothers, it would have been nice to be able…

Guardian Angels Knitting Program

Item/s – Handmade Knitted Items for Babies & Children To become a Guardian Angel all you have to do is select one of the patterns from the Guardian Angels Knitting Book book and get creative. Next take your special donation to your local Guardian Pharmacy and your Pharmacy will distribute it to a charity of their choice,…

Knit One Give One (Kogo)

Charity – Knit One Give One Item/s – Knitted Blankets, Scarves, Beanies, Clothing and Toys The seeds of Kogo (Knit One Give One) were planted in July 2004. It was a particularly cold winter in Melbourne and we decided to get friends and family to direct their knitting energy towards making scarves for people who…

Softies for Mirabel

The Mirabel Foundation assists children who have been orphaned or abandoned due to parental illicit drug use and are now in the care of extended family (kinship care). Mirabel believes that every child deserves a childhood and its mission is to break the destructive cycle of addiction. Mirabel supports children aged 0-17 years and works at…

Miracle Babies Foundation

Miracle Babies Foundation is Australia’s leading organisation supporting premature and sick newborns, their families and the hospitals that care for them. Every year in Australia around 45,000 newborn babies require the help of a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) or Special Care Nursery (SCN). 25,000 of these babies are born premature and up to 1000 babies…