PGK (Project Giving Kids) is now Create the Change®!

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Disclaimer - Create the Change® partners with nonprofit organizations that we believe offer age-appropriate service opportunities for youth and families. All of our partners sign a collaboration agreement promising to provide age-appropriate activities in a safe environment. Create the Change® does not run, host, or facilitate the service opportunities seen here, nor are we responsible in any way for the management (financial or otherwise) of the organizations we feature. Always be sure to research the nonprofit organization and service opportunities available to make sure it's a good fit for you before getting started. You may find the organization's contact information on their profiles.

Duration

1 - 2 hrs

Directions

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How Often Is This Offered?

Daily

Age Range

  • K - 2nd
  • 3rd - 5th
  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Adult

Description

Knit, crochet, or craft for our clients! Make scarves, a lap blanket, or a shawl for isolated older adults. Your handmade gift will help bring warmth and compassion to our clients. 

What's Needed To Complete

Yarn, knitting needles or crochet hook. There are tons of wonderful online tutuorials for knitting and crocheting.

Whose Help Is Required

Adults may want to help child begin or end the project.

Special Requirements

None.

How It Makes A Difference

We will be delivering scarves, lap blankets, hat & mittens to our clients in December for Holiday gifts. We would be delighted if you would help us with this project!

Where to Serve

From Home/Anywhere*

Instructions

Grab knitting needles or crochet hook, yarn and go! There are no specific guidelines to follow except the suggestion that the material not be neon or rough and scratchy. Otherwise, you are free to be creative, keeping in mind that the recipient is an older adult. We hope these gifts of love and warmth will provide our clients with a bit of caring at a time when life has been a little less than comforting. Once you have completed your handmade crafts contact mailto:aharder@jfcsboston.orgAva Harder to arrange for delivery to JF&CS.

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