Craftivist Projects

Take a look at our current projects and partner charities and find the project that matches your interests best! Follow the steps below and make sure to return here and tally your donation.

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Find your project match, follow the pattern and make needed items.

Print our care slip and ship your handmade items to our partner charity.

Return to our website to tally your donation.

 

   sewing  

Bloom

Georgia

Sew - Rag Quilts OR No Sew Fleece Blankets, Tote Bags OR Messenger Bags

Bloom is a private nonprofit foster care agency in Georgia. Bloom provides training to foster families and provides everything they need to be successful and provide a long term stable home to the children coming in to their care. Get more info on the Bloom Project Page! 

Bags Into Beds

California

Sew - Pillow Covers

Bags Into Beds is a 501c3 nonprofit whose mission is to get single use plastic out of the landfills and natural areas and the provide comfort for those experiencing homelessness by providing pillows!

Care Corps Vegas (Vegas Maskateers)

Nevada

Sew:  Masks, Warm Winter Hats & Mittens, Cooling Scarves (summer)

Amanda Richey, an R.N. founded Vegas Maskateers and helped get 15,000 masks to those in need throughout her community including 7,000 directly to the homeless. She continues working on a new effort on a soon to be nonprofit Care Corps Vegas. It will provide mobile medical care and supplies to the homeless.

East River Foster Parent Network

South Dakota

Sew - Tote Bags, Pillowcases, Winter Items, Blankets

This 501c3 nonprofit organization empowers and supports foster parents and children in foster care. They provide welcome bags to all children entering foster care that includes a fresh pair of pjs, a new blanket, a pillowcase, underwear and a hygiene kit. 

Every Day Action

California

Sew - Up-cycled Feed Bag Tote Bags, Adult Drawstring Backpacks

Founded by Hillary Cohen and Samantha Luu, two Directors Guild of America Assistant Directors hoping to change the way Hollywood sees food waste. Both women, having worked over 10 years on sets, have continually asked why the leftover gourmet food from catering is thrown out and not donated. Working closely with Film & Television sets, they take food that would have been thrown away and redistribute it directly to those in need in homeless camps and community fridges throughout the region. Get more info on the Every Day Action project page. 

Hopa Mountain

Montana

Sew - Children's Masks, Rag Quilts, Quilts

Hopa Mountain is a 501(c)3 organization supporting the coordination of local response efforts in rural and tribal communities across the Northern Rockies and the Great Plains,  They have been integral in the pandemic relief efforts for the Tribes in the entire region. Get more info on the Hopa Mountain Project Page! 

Leaving A Legacy

New Jersey

Sew - Tote Bags, Cosmetic Bags, Tissue Holders, Port Pillows, Chemo Caps, Masks

Leaving A Legacy is a project from the Founder of the 501c3 charity Raising Hope For Others and provides comfort bags to those going through cancer treatments in their local community. Get more info on the Leaving A Legacy Project Page! 

Mental Health Resource Center

Florida

Sew - Masks, Blankets, Pillowcases, Warm Winter Items

Mental Health Resource Center is a 501c3 nonprofit that provides a wide range of behavioral health services for adults, adolescents, children and families and has 2 programs for the homeless. Get more info on the Mental Health Resource Center Project Page! 

Picking Up The Pieces

Florida

Sew - Memorial Quilts

Picking Up the Pieces is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that works to reduce or prevent the harms of alcohol and other drug use through education, intervention and advocacy. Get More info on the Picking Up The Pieces Project Page! 

S.A.C.K.

New Jersey

Sew -Soap Sacks

Their vision is to inspire groups of volunteers around the country to crochet/knit, collect and donate bar soap to their local food pantries, homeless shelters, relief efforts, mission trips, social service agencies and veterans clinics. Get more info on the S.A.C.K. Project Page!

University of California Riverside Medical School-

Homeless Clinic

California

Sew - Hats, Mittens, Gloves, Ear Warmers/Headbands, Scarves

UC-Riverside Medical School in conjunction with Riverside Community Hospital runs a Homeless Clinic to provide care for unsheltered persons through community outreach. Temperatures drop to the upper 30's at night and when folks arrive without proper gear to keep themselves warm, they are provided with the right items by staff. 

YMCA of El Paso Refugee Project

Texas

Sew - Backpacks, Masks, Soap Sacks 

The YMCA of El Paso, TX is helping multiple agencies in the area with the resettlement of 14,000 refugees from Afghanistan as well as over 2,000 refugees from Central America. They are arriving with only the clothes on their back.

The Yonkofa Project

Georgia (for Ghana)

Sew - Backpacks, Menstrual Pads, Wet Bags, Isolation Gowns, Scrub Dresses

The Yonkofa Project is an all-volunteer 501(c)3 non-profit organization providing sustainable healthcare in third world countries. They establish medical clinics in rural Ghana that provide care previously unavailable in those areas. They also have a program called "Keep Girls in School Campaign", to provide backpacks to school children and menstrual products to girls. Get more info on The Yonkofa Project - Project Page! 

 

   knitting and crochet  

Care Corps Vegas (Vegas Maskateers)

Nevada

Knit/Crochet - Soap Sacks, Warm Winter Hats & Gloves/Mittens

Amanda Richey, an R.N. founded Vegas Maskateers and helped get 15,000 masks to those in need throughout her community including 7,000 directly to the homeless. She continues working on a new effort on a soon to be nonprofit Care Corps Vegas. It will provide mobile medical care and supplies to the homeless.

East River Foster Parent Network

South Dakota

Knit/Crochet - Warm winter hats and mittens

This 501c3 nonprofit organization empowers and supports foster parents and children in foster care. They provide welcome bags to all children entering foster care that includes a fresh pair of pjs, a new blanket, a pillowcase, underwear and a hygiene kit.  

Hopa Mountain

Montana

Knit/Crochet - Warm Winter Hats

Hopa Mountain is a 501(c)3 organization supporting the coordination of local response efforts in rural and tribal communities across the Northern Rockies and the Great Plains,  They have been integral in the pandemic relief efforts for the Tribes in the entire region. Get more info on the Hopa Mountain Project Page! 

Knit The Rainbow

New York

Knit/Crochet - Fashionable, warm winter garments. Ear warmers, Fingerless gloves/mitts, gloves, mittens, Cowls, Infinity Scarves, and Scarves.

Knit The Rainbow is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in New York City. At least 40% of the homeless youth in New York City identify as LGBTQ+. Knit the Rainbow works to empower and protect these youth by providing them with fashionable handmade knit & crochet winter clothing accessories. 

Leaving A Legacy

New Jersey

Knit/Crochet - Tissue Holders, Port Pillows, Chemo Caps, 

Leaving A Legacy is a project from the 501c3 charity Raising Hope For Others and provides comfort bags to those going through cancer treatments in their local community.

Mental Health Resource Center

Florida

Knit/Crochet - Warm Winter Items

Mental Health Resource Center is a 501c3 nonprofit that provides a wide range of behavioral health services for adults, adolescents, children and families and has 2 programs for the homeless. Get more info on the Mental Health Resource Center Project Page! 

S.A.C.K.

New Jersey

Knit/Crochet - Soap Sacks

Their vision is to inspire groups of volunteers around the country to crochet/knit, collect and donate bar soap to their local food pantries, homeless shelters, relief efforts, mission trips, social service agencies and veterans clinics. 

University of California Riverside Medical School-

Homeless Clinic

California

Knit/Crochet - Hats, Mittens, Gloves, Ear Warmers/Headbands, Scarves

UC-Riverside Medical School in conjunction with Riverside Community Hospital runs a Homeless Clinic to provide care for unsheltered persons through community outreach. Temperatures drop to the upper 30's at night and when folks arrive without proper gear to keep themselves warm, they are provided with the right items by staff. 

YMCA of El Paso Refugee Program

Texas

Knit/Crochet - Soap Sacks

The YMCA of El Paso, TX is helping multiple agencies in the area with the resettlement of 14,000 refugees from Afghanistan as well as over 2,000 refugees from Central America. They are arriving with only the clothes on their back.

 

   Mask Making  

Care Corps Vegas (Vegas Maskateers)

Nevada

Mask Making - Children, Tween/Teen & Adult Masks

Amanda Richey, an R.N. founded Vegas Maskateers and helped get 15,000 masks to those in need throughout her community including 7,000 directly to the homeless. She continues working on a new effort on a soon to be nonprofit Care Corps Vegas. It will provide mobile medical care and supplies to the homeless.

Catholic Charities of Denver - Head Start

Colorado

Mask Making - Children ages 2-5

The Catholic Charities of Denver run multiple childcare centers around Denver with Head Start programs for low income families. They have a mask mandate and are struggling to enforce it. They need assistance providing masks for the low income families they serve to protect the children. They use multiple masks each day per child. 

Hopa Mountain

Montana

Mask Making - Children ages 5-13

Hopa Mountain is a 501(c)3 organization supporting the coordination of local response efforts in rural and tribal communities across the Northern Rockies and the Great Plains, They invest in rural and tribal citizen leaders working primarily in the areas of early childhood education, informal science education, service-learning, ecological and human health, and non profit development. They have been integral in the pandemic relief efforts for the Tribes in the entire region. 

Mental Health Resource Center

Florida

Mask Making - Adults and Teens 11-14

Mental Health Resource Center is a 501c3 nonprofit that provides a wide range of behavioral health services for adults, adolescents, children and families and has 2 programs for the homeless. Get more info on the Mental Health Resource Center Project Page! 

Sew Face Masks Philadelphia

Pennsylvania

Sew: Children's Masks

Sew Face Masks Philadelphia is a Philadelphia Area (including South Jersey) grassroots community organization, established mid March 2020 as a mutual aid effort, directly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. They are currently distributing masks to Title I Schools. 

YMCA of El Paso Refugee Project

Texas

Sew - Children, Tween/Teens, & Adult Masks (ages 2-Adult)

The YMCA of El Paso, TX is helping multiple agencies in the area with the resettlement of 14,000 refugees from Afghanistan as well as over 2,000 refugees from Central America. They are arriving with only the clothes on their back.

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