Yarn to Donate

I live in the Minneapolis, Minnesota area and am in the process of purging my yarn stash. I have quite a bit of sock weight yarn (leftovers from previous projects) as well as other weight yarns. I would like to donate this yarn to someone who will put it to good use; teaching knitting or crochet, or making items for this who in need to be given away free of charge. Anyone interested?

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P.S. The yarn in the photo is just part of the stash.

By Pam M.

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October 19, 20140 found this helpful
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Here is a link to an article about prisoners who knit for charity and their families to learn re-socialization and patience. Maybe, if you are inclined you could donate there. www.washingtonpost.com/.../a814362a-ae0e-11e3-a49e-76adc9210f19_story...

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April 15, 20180 found this helpful

I read your response and wondered if you had a contact for the prison group you mentioned. I cannot figure out who to contact to move foward with a donation.

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Many thanks,
Beth Ann

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October 20, 20140 found this helpful
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Contact your local Senior Citizen's group. Ours has several 'clubs' inside there that do group crafts. They have a small store inside the center where they sell their merchandise.

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October 19, 20140 found this helpful

Thanks fourlittlesheep for the link! But I've already found a home for this stash, I will keep it in mind when I need to purge again.

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November 28, 20140 found this helpful

I could use the yarn if it's still available. I work at the Youth/Elder Center for our community and we are in need of arts & crafts supplies of all kinds.

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Thanks in advance.

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May 27, 20160 found this helpful

My Center will accept any donations just starting out seniors would love this contact Sophia 303-476-3629

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