Skip Navigation

Click for Lion Brand Yarn Home Page
separator
Our Yarns
The LB Collection
Martha Stewart Crafts
Request Free Catalog
Our Yarns
Yarn by Weight
separator
New Catalog
separator
Shop
separator
  • free patterns
  • special sales
  • new items
  • 15% off coupon
    US orders only
    view past newsletters   Click to view newsletters and subscription choice
separator
Free Catalog
separator
Patterns
separator
Lion Brand
     Yarn Studio
     Retail Store, New York, NY
separator
Lion Brand
     Yarn Shop
     Retail Store, Colonie, NY
separator
Lion Brand Outlet
     Retail Store, Carlstadt, NJ
separator
Find a Store
post code:
country:
within:
more options   Click for more store-locator options
separator
Home : Community : Charity Connection : Stories : Angels in Sun City!
 

Stories from the Heart

Free Charity Patterns
Find a Charity
Register a Charity
Your Charity Story
Read Stories
Free Prayer Shawl Cards

Caring and Sharing

While so many of us love making things for ourselves and our families, many in the Lion community go further, creating for those in need. Join us in this section and be touched by these true stories of caring and sharing submitted by Lion Brand readers.

Got a story you'd like to share?  Click here to send it to our editors!

 
Search:  
spacer
 
Angels in Sun City!

We are a group that meets informally to create for others. So far in 2004 our group of senior ladies (60 members) have contributed the following knitted or chrocheted things to 4 charities:

UMC Hospital:
- 23 lap robes,
- 2 pr. sleeper sox,
- 14 preemie hats,
- 14 hat & bootie sets;

To Comprehensive Cancer Clinic
- 68 chemo hats;

To Nathan Adelson Hospice
- 41 afghans and
- 2 baby blanket/bootie/hat sets;

To Veterans' Hopital in Boulder City
- 12 afghans.

We have one 93 year old lady who makes 5 or 6 lap robes a month which keeps her active and fills many hours. We do other crafts besides knitting and crocheting. We have two Craft Fairs each year to earn money for materials, and we also get donations from others who are giving up crafting. We use the money to buy materials.

This month our local "Link" (community newsletter) did an article on all nine Sun City groups who support various charities. The article was names Angels in Sun City!

President,
Krafty Kritters of Sun City


Click here to read another story.
 
separator separator
Bookmark This!  separator
Sign up for our Newsletter  
separator Share This!  separator About Us separator Contact Us separator
  Font Size:   
Click to view page with standard font Click to view page with larger font Click to view page with largest font