Call for Knitted or Crocheted Goods to Benefit the Somerville Homeless Coalition
Information adapted from a press release by Tori Costa:
Attention all knitters, crocheters, and creative do-gooders!
The Nave Gallery is seeking donations of knitted and crocheted scarves, gloves, hats, bags and other items for "Wrap Around," a four-day sale of affordable handmade woolen goods to benefit the Somerville Homeless Coalition (SHC).
We'll even happily take all that yarn you've got stored away!
Sale Dates and Hours: Nov. 5, 6, 12 and 13, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Information on a special graffiti knitting exhibit and cupcake reception coming soon!
Donations can be dropped off from Oct. 10 through Nov. 3 at:
- Blue Cloud Gallery, 713 Broadway Ave, Somerville
- Creative Union, 29A Union Square, Somerville
- Magpie, 416 Highland Ave. Somerville
- Mind’s Eye Yarns, 22 White St, Cambridge
Please forward this call far and wide. As we all face another cold and wet winter, we can help keep others warm.
If you have any questions, please contact Tori Costa at firstname.lastname@example.org
SHC is a local agency transforming lives by providing services, support, resources and housing to well over 600 men, women, and children.
Serving Somerville, Arlington and Greater Boston, the SHC works to address the social crisis of homelessness.
SHC’s emergency response programs include an adult shelter, family shelter, food program and one-on-one case management services. SHC is also an innovator in the realm of “housing first”. These housing programs involve homeless prevention and providing affordable housing with home-based supportive services to the most at-risk homeless individuals and families in our community.
About the Nave Galley
The Nave Gallery is a space for the collaboration and presentation of art of all media. Work of a collaborative, non-commercial nature is especially encouraged.
The Nave Gallery is a three-minute walk from Teele Square, which can be reached by the 87 and 88 bus. www.navegallery.org