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#1 of 5 Old 01-13-2009, 02:12 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I am doing a MAJOR yarn destash, and I wanted to send some good wool and sock yarns to charities that could use it.

Do you know of any non-profit groups that would appreciate some yarn?

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You could look for a chapter of The Knitting Guild Association or the Crochet Guild of America in your area:

http://www.tkga.com/

http://www.crochet.org/

When I had a load of yarn to de-stash, I donated it to our town's senior center. They really appreciated the fun yarns to knit and crochet for crafts and gifts.
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We have a "Warm Up America" chapter in my area who I know takes donated yarn. It would be nice if they had some nice wool to knit...they generally get a lot of acrylic.

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The Mother Bear Project accepts yarn donations. I think they would only want whatever worsted weight you have.

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Dang. Where do I go to get signed up as a 401c3???

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