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Arts and Crafts Coordinator
  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule
COVID-19 Support

Make sewn and knitted items for donation

1234 10 ave, Calgary, AB, T2T 1G9 [map]
2-4 hours / monthly
Ongoing
Many of the organizations that participate in Volunteer Connector rely on donations to assist their patrons. If you find that you have time and talents to share, please consider putting them to use.  Sewing and knitting are great ways to relax when things are hectic. Please contact organizations you wish to donate to ahead of dropping off as they may have specific protocols in place related to Covid-19.

Suggested ideas:

Sewing
Hats or mitts for local schools
Blankets for shelters
Sanitary Napkins for "Days for Girls"
Dresses for "Little Dresses for Africa"
Other ideas here:
 https://www.sewnews.com/blogs/sewing/2017/03/30/sewing-for-good-9-sewing-charities-that-need-your-help/

Knitting
Prosthetic breast for "Knitted knockers" 
Afghans for shelters
Items for your favourite charity to auction as a  fundraiser
Other ideas here:
https://www.themakeyourownzone.com/knitting-for-charity-10-ways-to-donate/
Additional Details & Skills Required
No training necessary- use the talents you have  to make a difference
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
This volunteer opportunity will allow participants to support an organization of their choice by using a talent or skill they enjoy. It is a way to give back to the community that can be done from home, and on the volunteers schedule.
Activities involved
Arts and Crafts Coordinator
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule