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Women’s Rights Week: 5 Crafty Organizations Helping Women Through Craft

September 8th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

What does crafting have to do with women's rights? So much! Crafting is empowering, and there are women all over the world who are supporting themselves and their families with their crafts. There are also organizations out there where you can donate your crafty skills to support women in need, whether we're talking about teaching job skills or donating crafted goods to comfort women in crisis, there are all kinds of ways that you can use your craft to support women's rights. Here are five crafty organizations that are making a difference for women


Japan Earthquake Relief: Crafters Give Back

March 22nd, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

As I see more and more photos and reports coming out of Japan, my heart goes out to the people coping with the aftermath of the Japan earthquake and tsunami. The people of Japan need our help and support right now, and the crafty community is doing what it does best: using our crafty skills to make a difference. Here are a few crafters that are reaching out. If you know of others or you're working on a crafty way to raise money for Japan earthquake relief, please tell us in the comments!


Crafters Making a Difference

October 20th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

At its heart, crafting is about channeling our creative energy into something tangible. Sometimes we keep what we make, sometimes we sell it, sometimes we give our creations as gifts. Wouldn't it be great if we could use our crafty skills to help people in need? There are tons of crafty charities out there doing just that! Here are a few options for charitable crafting


Knitting for Victory

May 25th, 2009 | by Kelly Rand

In remembrance and in honor of all that are and have served in the U.S. military on this Memorial Day,



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