This time we are partnering with The Sacramento Assistance League, by helping with one of their many philanthropic endeavors, "The Birthing Project". This (birthing) project is part of a program provided by the Center for Community Health and Well Being, Inc., located in Sacramento, which helps at-risk and low income women.
The Center for Community Health and Well-Being, Inc.’s mission "is to improve the health and well-being of our Sacramento community and assure our families and children the best environment in which to grow and thrive." The Center was founded in 1988 by Kathryn Hall-Trujilllo, M.P.H. as The Birthing Project, an all volunteer, community service project to lower Infant Mortality in Sacramento. They help families with both pre-natal and post-natal care, parenting classes and referrals if needed to get them off to a healthy start.
One thing they like to do, is to give each new mother and baby a handmade blanket when they leave the hospital.
We, at Craft 4 Change would like to help them out by creating those baby blankets. They can be sewn, knit, crochet, quilted, or no-sew fleece. The only requirement is, that they be approximately 36" x 36" in size.
There are lots of ideas HERE. Also, HERE is a good tutorial for a 2-sided flannel one (very easy). Or, use your creativity and come up with your own style or pattern. Have fun!
Let us know via email, Facebook or comment when you are finished and we'll make arrangements to collect them.