Jewel City Knitters

 

JCK makes and donates knit & crochet items to local, national, and international organizations.
You don't have to be a knitter or crocheter to join ~ we'll teach you!
TKGA
Jewel City Knitters is a proud chapter of
The Knitting Guild Association





 

WELCOME TO
JEWEL CITY KNITTERS!

JCK Members Michelle Tang and daughters Rebecca & Jessica

JCK’s Mission is Education, Philanthropy, Creativity

JCK knits and crochets items for babies, children, adults, and seniors
and donates them to local, national, and international charitable organizations.
JCK meets monthly to collect donations, plan events, share ideas, and learn new skills.

 
PLEASE JOIN OUR GUILD
There are no membership dues ~ Everyone is welcome!
Just come to one of our meetings, or Contact Us


JCK MEETINGS
First Wednesday Each Month from 7-9pm
SCHOLL CANYON ESTATES
1551 East Chevy Chase Drive, Glendale (map)

JCK CHARITY KNIT & CROCHET
Second Saturday Each Month from 2-5pm
CHEVY CHASE LIBRARY
3301 East Chevy Chase Drive, Glendale
 



JCK 2013 Charity Challenge: Lap Blankets for Local Nursing Homes
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JCK Charity Knit and Crochet Day on April 27, 2013
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JCK 2010 Charity Challenge Project: Baby Items for Local Hospitals
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here to read the article in the Glendale News-Press

Pictured above: (seated) Carol Parker, Joan Godell, Cathy Wacker, Michelle Tang, Becky Goodman, Betty Molinaro, Mary Kaye Busalacchi; (standing) Liliana Horjea, Lee McIntyre, Marsha Stoddard (secretary), Diane Larsen, Judy Gregory (vp/co-founder), Evelyn Van Orden (president/founder), Jerri Thomson, Susan Dietel, Heather Martin, Carol Siu

JCK Donates to These Organizations

Knots of Love  JCK donates handmade knit and crochet chemo caps for distribution to men and women in hospitals nationwide. KOL now collects NICU blankets to cover isolettes.

Operation Gratitude  JCK donates handmade knit and crochet hats and scarves that are included in care packages delivered to our troops overseas.

Afghans for Afghans  JCK donates handmade knit and crochet blankets and garments to this humanitarian and educational people-to-people project that serves the beleaguered people of Afghanistan.

Wool-Aid  JCK donates handmade knit and crochet wool garments that are sent to chilcren in the coldest climates around the world.

Christ Child Society  JCK donates handmade knit and crochet baby items to new mothers in local hospitals.

Pine Ridge Reservation  JCK donates handmade knit and crochet baby baby blankets.

Project Linus  JCK donates handmade knit, crochet, and quilted blankets to children.

St. Luke's of the Mountains Episcopal Church  JCK donates handmade knit and crochet items for their annual holiday boutique fundraiser.

Solheim Lutheran Home  JCK donates handmade knit and crochet blankets to residents, and items for their annual holiday boutique fundraiser.

Soroptimist International JCK donates handmade knit and crochet luxury items to the Glendale Branch to sell at their annual Bras for a Cause fundraiser. Proceeds benefit the 3 Glendale area hospitals for breast cancer prevention and mammography.

LAC+USC Medical Center NICU  JCK donates handmade knit and crochet blankets, sweaters, hats, and booties to preemies and babies. JCK member Kimberly Smith has worked there as a NICU nurse since 1992.

Huntington Hospital NICU  JCK donates handmade knit and crochet baby items.

Olive View-UCLA Medical Center NICU  JCK donates handmade knit and crochet baby items.

   

Sponsor Shops

Itza Knitterie 1413 Kenneth Road, Glendale CA 91201 818-507-1813
Needle in a Haystack  2262 Honolulu Avenue, Montrose, CA 91020  818-248-7686

Donations
JCK is seeking donations of new, hand knit and crochet items, yarn, and other supplies.
Donations can be brought to one of our meetings or dropped off at our sponsor shops.


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