Knit For Food Knit-a-thon

A fundraiser for Feeding America, World Central Kitchen, No Kid Hungry, and Meals on Wheels.

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4.4k supporters

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Laura Cameron

$564

by 12 supporters

$500 goal

At last... a fundraising effort I was born to do! I'm thrilled to join the Knit for Food Knit-a-Thon, a 12 hour knitting event to raise funds and awareness for food insecurity. All donations will be divided between Feeding America, World Central Kitchen, No Kid Hungry, and Meals on Wheels.

Team Members

Laura

$564

12 supporters

Laura

$6,538

67 supporters

Patty

$5,755

73 supporters

YUN

$4,095

51 supporters

Sharon

$3,399

44 supporters

Nicole

$2,145

51 supporters

Patti

$1,935

41 supporters

Suzy

$1,678

43 supporters

Susan

$1,750

40 supporters

Joan

$2,170

32 supporters

Christine

$1,510

45 supporters

svm

$1,710

35 supporters

Event

APR
11

Knit for Food Knit-a-thon

Sunday from 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM EDT

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Add to Calendar 2021-04-11 10:00:00 2021-04-11 22:00:00 America/New_York Knit for Food Knit-a-thon Everyone participating in the Knit-a-thon will be committing to knit for 12 hours (or as long as their hands can stand it!). To receive a link to the event you must sign up as a team member and raise a minimum of $100. Throughout the Knit-a-thon, there will be music, knitting and crafting demonstrations, breakout knitting rooms, and speakers to educate and inform you. Don’t knit? That’s OK! Any crafting practice is welcome! Schedule here: http://www.nelkindesigns.com/index.cfm/page/knitathon...
A zoom link will be sent to participants on 4/10/21. Knitting Needles crossed this event will be livestreamed on YouTube here: http://www.nelkindesigns.com/knitforfood_youtube
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A zoom link will be sent to participants on 4/10/21. Knitting Needles crossed this event will be livestreamed on YouTube here: http://www.nelkindesigns.com/knitforfood_youtube

Everyone participating in the Knit-a-thon will be committing to knit for 12 hours (or as long as their hands can stand it!). To receive a link to the event you must sign up as a team member and raise a minimum of $100. Throughout the Knit-a-thon, there will be music, knitting and crafting demonstrations, breakout knitting rooms, and speakers to educate and inform you. Don’t knit? That’s OK! Any crafting practice is welcome! Schedule here: http://www.nelkindesigns.com/index.cfm/page/knitathon/sched.htm (And yes, I was inspired by the infamous Gilmore Girls Knit-a-thon episode!) If you want to knit-a-thon, but don’t want to participate in the accompanying zoom event that is a-ok! Just grab your yarn, needles, and snacks and KNIT!

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Knit for Food Knit-a-thon is a 12 hour knitting marathon to raise funds and awareness for food insecurity. The money we raise will be equally divided between Feeding America, World Central Kitchen, No Kid Hungry, and Meals on Wheels.

There are two ways to support the Knit-a-thon: You can sign up to knit/craft for 12 hours OR you can donate! To sign up, simply click the JOIN THE KNIT-A-THON button, set up a profile and start fundraising! To donate just click the DONATE button.

A zoom link will be sent to participants on 4/10/21.  Schedule here: http://www.nelkindesigns.com/i...
Knitting Needles crossed this event will be livestreamed on YouTube here: http://www.nelkindesigns.com/y...

Thanks so much for supporting our effort to craft a better future.

To learn more about these organizations:
Feeding America-
The Feeding America network is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, working to connect people with food and end hunger. Donors, staff, and volunteers all play an important role in our efforts to end hunger in the United States.

World Central Kitchen- WCK uses the power of food to heal communities and strengthen economies through times of crisis and beyond.

No Kid Hungry- No child should go hungry in a nation as wealthy as ours. But millions of kids are living with hunger right now because of the pandemic. With No Kid Hungry, you can help change that for good.

Meals on Wheels
- Today, the average life expectancy is at a record high of 79 years. As we get older, even the most independent among us may experience physical declines or financial hardship that strips away our independence. Add to that an increase in geographic mobility of our families, and the result is millions of seniors left behind, hungry and alone.

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