Knitting Needles/Myra’s Knitting Mavens
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. Renamed in honor of beloved member Myra Shapiro, this group formerly known as "Knitting Needles" is now called "Myra's Knitting Mavens" in Myra's memory.
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:Upcoming dates:
Wednesday, January 17
Wednesday, February 21
Wednesday, March 21
Wednesday, April 18
Wednesday, May 16
Wednesday, June 20 Yarn and instruction available at no charge!
Volunteers (Mitzvah Messengers) deliver baby blankets to Shaare Zedek Hospital, Jerusalem
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Contact: Jane Spitzer at email [email protected].
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