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You may sell items made using patterns copyrighted to Beverly Qualheim.
The items on this page can be knitted or crocheted for your local charities, which the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recommends. Through our outreach we can help millions worldwide.
The Church is asking that we donate to our LOCAL charities now, as outlined in Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf's Priesthood talk in General Conference.
Many have been asking me, WHY just LOCAL now? The answer from the lds.org humanitarian page:
Donate Items for Local Community Efforts
"In response to emergencies, (LDS) Church leaders often provide Church members opportunities for service. Members close to the affected area, or even in neighboring countries, assemble humanitarian kits and make other needed items. Service that responds to humanitarian needs locally is more effective because:
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"Having that desire to reach out to those who are living in tragic situations is a gift from God.
Knowing how you can specifically help, and doing so, is a greater gift." Bev Qualheim
The Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-day Saints is asking that
we donate to our
local charities now, and
Knitting and crocheting patterns for charity below
More about the change in LDS Humanitarian donations...
Quiet Book at Idea Door
FLAT Crib Sheets
info from LDS Humanitarian (Feb. 2010)
File Folder Games are needed - these need to be printed on 24 lb or cardstock paper, laminated and have velcro attached to the pieces and the boards.
Here are some pages with ideas for making them:
http://www.preschoolprintables.com/filefolder/filefolder.shtml click on the column on the left
Humanitarian KITS NEEDED by many hospitals
A good, reasonably priced place to order kit items from Mandalay International Inc.
I am not affiliated with them, but have been pleased with their service and products.
OCTOBER 2007 update
PHOTOS FROM grBEV (Thanks Bev!!) of 'Behind the Scenes' at The Humanitarian Center in
Salt Lake City
Here is proof that your mittens reached their destination. Sister missionaries work very hard to get the Orphanage Modules (a wood pallet piled high with boxes of clothing, toys, baby items, blankets, etc.) put together and stored in our annex for shipping around the world.
Here is one area that they put outfits(shirt, pants, underpants, booties, socks) together for boxing to go on the orphanage modules.
Orphanage items are sorted by type and size so the orders can be filled. Bins in foreground are unsorted items.
CLICK FOR Bev's Photos of Salt Lake City Humanitarian Center TOUR 2003
Photos and info on LDS Women's Conference in Provo, Utah