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Knitters and crochet pros, if you are looking for ways to give back this year, these organisations need scarves, blankets, baby booties and more.


South Africa (09 January 2024) – The Good Things Guy team have been working on these charity lists since the start of the pandemic in 2020. They were created as tools to help people find help or to offer help to causes close to their hearts. Over the years, the demand for these lists has grown, and today, we are excited to start sharing our lists for 2024.

Our charity list was usually one long one, but we have found, with the help of insightful readers, that one list is too much to work through. In 2023, we started creating separate lists, dedicated to specific causes or skills.

This list features organisations that try and make winter more bearable for the many who face it under-resourced, support children who need comfort, and empower women fighting cancer all by knitting beanies, blankets, booties and beanies, soft toys and scarves. These organisations specifically welcome knitted and crochet items or facilitate the purchase of these items in support of other causes.

If we have missed an organisation or charity specialising in knitted goods, please email and we will add it soonest; kindly supply the relevant links as well as which province they work in, the NPO/NGO/NPC registration details and a brief description of what the organisation does.

Please note, that this is a working list, so keep sending through your charities, and we will keep adding them!

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Her passion is to spread good news across South Africa with a big focus on environmental issues, animal welfare and social upliftment. Outside of Good Things Guy, she is an avid reader and lover of tea.

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