Charities we will be supporting throughout 2021 

MONTH
 NAME OF CHARITY
 WISH LIST OF ITEMS REQUIRED
JANUARY
LITTLE WONDER RPA (NSW)
Jumpers, Cardigans, Ensemble Sets, size Preemie to Newborn. NO beanies, only in sets. Blankets & Throws 55 x 55cm square & 70 x 50cm oblong, no thicker than 8 ply these are tiny babies. Toys, Bears or the like up to 20cm tall
 

JANUARY

 

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CANBERRA (ACT)

 Knitted/crocheted or sewn animals - NOT TEDDY BEARS please. We find the children are more receptive to different animals.
JANUARY
WOUNDED HEROES AUSTRALIA (QLD)
Beanies, fingerless gloves - all ages

JANUARY CHALLENGE - CLOSING JAN 31

RPAH - ICU PALLIATIVE CARE (NSW) NUMBER OF BLANKETS REQUIRED WILL BE GIVEN OUT ASAP

 

100 x 100cm or 80 x 120cm blankets - acrylic preferred, bright colours

 ONGOING CHALLENGE - WHOLE OF YEAR
THE CAT PROTECTION SOCIETY (NSW)

Cat blankets 50 x 50 cm and machine washable cat toys

 
FEBRUARY
GEELONG MUMS (VIC) 

V- neck vests up to size 5, Knitted/Crochet Teddies/Toys, Cot Blankets 120cm x 150cm, Single Bed Blankets 120cm x 180cm, Pram Blankets 100cm sq, Single bed linen, Children's underwear up to 16yrs, bath towels, face washers, baby toiletries, body wash adults, family size shampoo/conditioner, Squares 25cm.  Or if you'd prefer to send a coles, colesmyer or Woolworths gift card l can purchase items they need that way saves on heavy postage.

FEBRUARY

CANBERRA ONCOLOGY (ACT)

Soft beanies and chemo hats in adult sizes only. Seamless knit/ crocheted/loomed styles; no open or lacy patterns over the crown. Any yarn is acceptable, as long as it feels soft against bare skin. Please avoid green or orange or yellow framing the face (if possible). Knee rugs ( 90cms to 100cms ) and larger rugs (perhaps throw rug size) for on top of beds are also requested.

FEBRUARY
 KOMBI CLINIC (QLD)

Adult only Beanies and any hand coverings - unisex colours.

 

FEBRUARY CHALLENGE CLOSING WHEN TARGET REACHED

THE SOUP ANGELS (VIC) CHALLENGE

25 each of beanies, scarves and gloves. Dark, gender neutral colours preferred (no brights or pastels). 10 blankets - lap size or single bed. 25cm squares also accepted.

MARCH
CARE ESSENTIALS (NSW)

Mens and ladies beanies and scarves. Blankets in any colours

MARCH

WERRIBEE MERCY SPECIAL CARE NURSERY (VIC)

 

Crocheted or knitted blankets using cotton, acrylic or pure wool 60cm x 60cm. Sewn or quilted blankets 1m x 1m. These items are used in the nursery & often taken home by parents. Werribee has people of many cultures who often arrive with absolutely nothing

MARCH

MUM'S SUPPORTING FAMILIES IN NEED (MSFIN) (VIC)

Teddies/animals, dolls, balls, comfort toys  Knit, Crochet, Sewn     Age - New Born to under 3 years - with no plastic eyes, beads or choking hazards   Age 3 years and upwards - dolls, teddies, animals etc Blankets – Girls, Boys & Unisex colours  - Knit, Crochet, Sewn   Bassinet – 70 - 80cm x 100 - 120cm  (prefer not crochet due to little finger can become caught) Cot – 120cm x 150cm or 100 x 120 cm   Pram Blanket – 75cm x 100cm

MARCH CHALLENGE CLOSING WHEN TARGET REACHED

SALVATION ARMY TAMWORTH (VIC)

50 Beanies, scarves and gloves for men: dark colors

 
APRIL

WOOMERA ABORIGINAL CORPORATION (NSW)

 

clothes for 0-18 year old male and female ( tracksuit pants, scarves, beanies, tee shirts, skivvy's, let your mind run free), toiletries ( toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, deodorants etc), blankets. Aboriginal colours are more than welcome.,

APRIL

THE FOOTPATH LIBRARY (NSW)


Beanies and traditional scarves in plain, dark colours (e.g. black, brown, navy, dark grey) for adults. Normal sized beanies, not extra large. No cowls and no green items please. Indigenous coloured beanies and scarves for adults and children  
 APRIL
FRANKSTON HOSPITAL (VIC)

New Born size beanie and Matinee jacket sets.Blanets 49cm x 87cm knit or crochet.  These can also be sewn.  Please no open weave crochet little fingers can get caught

APRIL CHALLENGE CLOSING APRIL 30

RPAH - ICU PALLIATIVE CARE (NSW) - Numbers needed will be advised closer to Challenge commencing

100 x 100cm or 80 x 120cm blankets - acrylic preferred, bright colours

MAY

REACHING OUT: MELBOURNE WEST (VIC)

 

Beanies, scarves, drawstring/shopping bags, gloves and mittens plus blankets Single/Double bed size - adult sizes only, any colour though male colours preferred as it's mostly men using their help.  Our standard 25cm squares are also acceptable

 
MAY

LOGAN ANIMAL MANAGEMENT CENTRE  (QLD)

Blankets, all sizes from puppy/kitten to large dog sizes - knit, sew, crochet.  Cat and kitten toys.  Dog Coats all sizes.

 
MAY

FNQ CROCHET FOR CHARITY (QLD)

 

Blankets bet 80 to 120 cm square acrylic only knit or crochet, adult beanies acrylic, monkey mitts (fidget gloves) pattern to be supplied.

MAY

ONEEIGHT0 (VIC)

fingerless gloves, scarves, socks, beanies, children's items such as teddies

MAY CHALLENGE CLOSING WHEN TARGET REACHED

DONATION CHAIN INC - CHALLENGE ONLY (VIC)

40 gloves - fingerless only. My pattern from my collection for NHC would be perfect. Gender neutral colours as help is mostly for older men.

JUNE

MIDLAND HOSPITAL CHILDREN'S EMERGENCY DEPT (WA)

Toys knitted and crochet up to approx 35cm

 
JUNE

AMARANTH FOUNDATION (NSW)

scarves, beanie's, fingerless gloves, toiletries
( especially male), drawstring bags, tote or shopping bags, tweedle mats and tweedle mats, facecloths,

 
JUNE

A BETTER LIFE FOR FOSTER KIDS (VIC)

Knitted or crochet blankets 1x1m and 1.2 x1.2m.Knitted crochet soft toys. Sewn bibs and toiletry bags. Children's singlets and PJ s

JUNE

COTTAGE BY THE SEA (VIC)


Knee rugs, 100 by 100 cms. Any colours. Knit, crochet or sew. The kids use them for their movie nights and will take them home.

JULY

WOMEN'S LIFE CENTRE LAVINGTON (NSW)

 

baby clothes for 000-3 in size. baby blankets, up to 120cm x 120cm, baby toiletries ( wipes baby shampoo, lotions etc.), maybe a special little something for Mum's doing it tough.

 
JULY
 ST KILDA MUMS (VIC)
cot blankets (1.25m x 1.5m) and bassinet blankets (1m x 0.8m) and knitted teddies https://www.stkildamums.org/blogs/how-to-guides

JULY CHALLENGE CLOSING JULY 31

RPAH - ICU PALLIATIVE CARE (NSW) - Numbers needed will be advised closer to challenge commencing

 

100 x 100cm or 80 x 120cm blankets - acrylic preferred, bright colours

 

JULY CHALLENGE CLOSING WHEN TARGET REACHED

KINDNESS KITCHEN - CHALLENGE ONLY (VIC)

30 each of beanies, scarves & gloves. Adult sizes, dark gender neutral colours (no brights or pastels) 30 blankets - adult lap size or single bed. 25cm squares also accepted.

 
AUGUST

AMANA LIVING (WA)

Lap blankets as well as twiddle blankets for dimenta patients

SEPTEMBER

BRIGALOW COUNTRY COMMUNITY CLUB (QLD)

Toiletries - specifically for men/shampoo & conditioner combined, deodorant- specifically for women/body wash, hand cream. After talking to Pam, I suggest that you can keep the cost of purchasing and postage down by donating $5.00 through Pam or myself. You can also buy a gift card, especially if a few of you are in the same group and post to me.

OCTOBER
BACKYARD HABITATS (QLD)

pouches 20 x 30cm (ratio 1 x 1.5) up to pillowcase size (sewn around 2 long sides and one short side leaving the other short side open - no need for a drawstring), nests all sizes, pouch liners cotton material, similar sizes to pouches, double sew (french seam) so no threads are showing that could choke an animal, wraps - cotton material hemmed with no threads showing 50cm up to 100cm square

OCTOBER CHALLENGE CLOSING OCT 31



RPAH - ICU PALLIATIVE CARE (NSW) - Numbers needed will be advised closer to challenge commencing 

100 x 100cm or 80 x 120cm blankets - acrylic preferred, bright colours