Friday, December 30, 2005


Florida Hadassah Knitters in the News

"Between May and October, Shirley estimates the 28 women in The Grove Hadassah Sunshine Knitters produced 100 items, [mainly for a shelter for abused women] from elaborately stitched afghans, to little handbags, scarves, leg warmers, shawls and ponchos, even sweaters. They also make lap robes and shawls for the Boynton Health Care Center, Shirley said."

Read the whole uplifting story from Dec. 10th here at the Sun-Sentinel.

Monday, December 19, 2005


Call for Chemo Caps in South Florida!

The Gold Coast Huggers is a local satellite group of the national Head Huggers, a volunteer organization of crafters that make chemo caps for people who have suffered hair loss due to chemotherapy, brain surgery, burn wounds, etc. We create and distribute caps to hospitals, oncology offices, hospices, etc in the Gold Coast region of Florida. The Gold Coast Huggers was formed by members of the Sweet Stitchin' Betties of Broward County, a knitting group that is involved with charity knitting projects. Email us at if you want to help!

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