Watch the video and be inspired by the women who are making a difference to their part of the world, and therefore making a difference to all of us.
I love to knit and crochet, and squares are such an easy thing to do while mindlessly watching TV. But if you can’t, or even if you can (!) follow Meeks advice and reblog her post and spread the word. Let’s use our words to try to make a difference.
I can’t knit to save my life, but I can spread the word of this glorious, grassroots inspired charity. And so can you.
Just for the record, I met Sandy McDonald – the ‘niece in Australia’ – last Wednesday at a Volunteers Day orientation at the Diamond Valley Living and Learning Centre. [DVLC is one of the places at which I do volunteer work].
Sandy was recently asked to deliver a TEDs presentation on her work, and talked to us about Knit-A-Square as well. Her presentation left me feeling almost uplifted; we can work together, we can make a difference, we can be loving as well as hateful.
But what could I do? I can’t knit, or crochet. I’m too far away to help sew or distribute. I don’t have the money to donate anything worthwhile. 😦
And then it hit me – I might not be able to do…
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Worthy project! Everywhere I’ve lived my knitting groups made items for the less fortunate.
If you can knit or crochet it is such an easy way to contribute. There are so many who can use a nice warm blanket that is made with love.
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Thanks Anne. I really appreciate this and hopefully we’ll be able to do something good for those kids too!