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Monday
Jan182010

Craft Hope for Haiti!

As all of you know the crafting community is both caring and generous. People who make things by hand have a strong inclination to give those things away. Because of this helpful, creative streak we know so many of you will share our interest in and will want to support the Etsy shop currently being hosted by Craft Hope to benefit Doctors Without Borders in Haiti.

100% of the proceeds of this shop will go to Doctors Without Borders. They have already raised over $7000 in only two days. You can donate by either buying an item here, or donating a handmade item of your own to be sold. Information on how to donate an item can be found here. We can't think of a better way to channel your creativity with so many people in such serious need of help.

There are so many lovely handmade items for sale, bags, photographs, clothing and jewelry to name a few, and there are new items being added all the time! Please consider making a donation in any way you can. Thank you!

Find all of the information you need at these links:

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Reader Comments (13)

Where did the image of the top quilt come from? I didn't see it in the Etsy shop.

Thanks!
January 18, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterIndie House
Hi Indie House-
The quilt is from the Etsy site- it must have already sold! Thanks for your comment- Molly
January 18, 2010 | Registered Commenterpurl bee
thanks for such a great write up! we are close to $10,000 as of this evening for doctors without borders. this is such an amazing community and i'm grateful to be in it!

yes, the quilt listed and sold pretty quick. its is beautiful! that's one lucky buyer!! and one incredibly giving seller.
January 18, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterjade
i didn't see the quilt in the sold items on the etsy either :/ any chance we can get a link? i was hoping to see the embroidery in the middle and what it all says...it's quite stunning, that quilt.
January 19, 2010 | Unregistered Commentercara
¡una preciosa iniciativa! gracias,
un abrazo,
SIONA
January 19, 2010 | Unregistered Commentersiona
Can I show your post in my facebook to help to make more people know about craft hope for Haiti? I´ll regularly identify your post as coming from your blog.
Thanks
Luciane
January 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLuciane
Hi Luciane- That would be fine. Thanks for your comment- Molly
January 19, 2010 | Registered Commenterpurl bee
I love your post! I'm breathless over the quilt you show!!! BREATH. LESS. It's so beautiful on so many levels.
January 19, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterhappy zombie
I found the link to where the quilt sold http://www.etsy.com/view_transaction.php?transaction_id=24326204 , for everyone else that was curious about what the middle said here is the description from Etsy

"Part art quilt, part folk art, part outsider art

The large red cross in the central medallion is surrounded by hand embroidered pleas for help, comfort, forgiveness. We all face danger of one kind or another in our lives and stand in need of rescue.

donated by Susie Swan"
January 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterIndie House
thanks indie house!
January 20, 2010 | Unregistered Commentercara
Thanks for posting this link. I wanted to do more than donate the small amount of cash that I had given, so through crafthope, I was able to donate a pair of earrings as well. Hopefully this will help!
January 25, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKatie
How can I participate? I would like to donate a bear made by me.
January 25, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterdanielle
I wanted to donate a bear made by me for sale for Haiti, but I guess I'm to late.
Is ther another sale taking place for the benefit of Haiti?

Thank you
Danielle

http://pussmanstuffies.blogspot.com/
http://pussman.blogspot.com/
http://www.etsy.com/shop/pussman
January 25, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterdanielle

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