Caring Creatively

Knitting Needles

This group meets monthly to knit, crochet and kibbitz
*** YARN DONATIONS APPRECIATED... Open skeins OK***

What: Join our group of committed VBS members who knit and crochet caps for cancer patients in local hospitals, blankets for newborn babies and knit hats for the IDF. Projects vary depending on the season. Yarn donations appreciated; open skeins accepted.

When: Third Wednesday of the month from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Where: At Valley Beth Shalom in Sher-Lopaty II (unless otherwise noted).

Volunteer Group: No age requirements.

Upcoming dates:
Wednesday, October 19
Wednesday, November 16
(In Youth Lounge)
Wednesday, December 21
Wednesday, January 18
Wednesday, February 15
Wednesday, March 15
Wednesday, April 19
Wednesday, May 17 
(In Youth Lounge)
Wednesday, June 21

Yarn and instruction available at no charge!

Click here for knitting/crochet patterns!
Click here for Operation Gratitude scarf patterns

Volunteers (Mitzvah Messengers) deliver baby blankets to Shaare Zedek Hospital, Jerusalem                                                                                                                                                        

 

Contact: Myra Shapiro at email [email protected] or call (818) 340-5737

Knitting Needles Receives Recognition! Click Here to Read the Letter!               

 


Piece by Piece 

Artistic ability is not necessary to help this worthwhile program.

What: Volunteers with Piece by Piece help build morale, self-esteem and creativity by teaching residents in underserved communities the skills to create beautiful works of mosaic art, giving them the tools and self confidence to assume more responsibility for their future. Volunteers assist artists creating mosaic vases, frames, tables and more.

When: Afternoons, Weekends

Where: Usually Los Angeles

Volunteer Group: No age requirement

Contact: Sophie at email [email protected] or call (818) 653-2461