Introducing eight new Regional Coordinators

Introducing eight new Regional Coordinators I am simply delighted to announce that we have established eight Crafty Volunteer Regions already, and I'm thrilled to introduce the wonderful ladies that have put their hands up to Coordinate in these areas. The very talented Debbie Greenwood will be looking after things up on the Hibiscus Coast, and … Continue reading Introducing eight new Regional Coordinators

Building this network

It’s been a few days since I’ve written a blog post, I guess that’s what happens when the project takes off, and one gets side tracked with all the fabulous people enquiring about what we are up to. I’m so very grateful for the amazingly positive response we have had to this project, and also … Continue reading Building this network

Crafter Profile – Mini Kuiti

Yesterday I had the very great pleasure of meeting Mini, who has been keeping herself busy recently by knitting knockers for the Cancer Society. I've spoken to her a few times on the phone, since she offered to knit knockers, and I arranged for the Cancer Society to deliver some donated yarn to her a … Continue reading Crafter Profile – Mini Kuiti

Crafty Volunteers is born

"Individuals helping their community one stitch at a time" While I've continued knit knockers, some of the other wonderful ladies that knit with me have started sewing items for the Cancer Society because they asked if our little group could help with a supply shortage. At the same time, I've been connecting with new people (primarily … Continue reading Crafty Volunteers is born

It’s about supply and demand

Over the last couple of months I've been calling in to the Cancer Society here in Wellington to deliver knockers, and have had a few conversations with Tracey and Janet who coordinate the many volunteers. It's been interesting hearing about the people who volunteer - that visit people in hospital; drive people to and from … Continue reading It’s about supply and demand