It has taken us a bit of time – but we have been working with The Campaign for Wool office and the Lieutanant-Governor’s office for the Province of Saskatchewan, and finally have the details of the charity program:
You can mail as many hats as you wish to contribute directly to The Lieutenant-Governor’s office of Saskatchewan. Please e-mail Cynthia to let her know how many toques you will be sending so she can track that information for future years.
The charities the LG’s office have selected are
The North Central Family Centre (NCFC) and EGADZ
The North Central Family Centre is a registered non-profit, charitable organization, located in Regina, Saskatchewan. They deliver a wide range of programs and activities, and offer Regina’s inner-city children, youth, families and seniors a safe place, and the opportunity to participate in educational, sporting, recreational, social and cultural programs and activities.
EGADZ is a non-profit community-based organization in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan that provides programs and services to children, youth and their families in making healthy choices that improves their quality of life. They advocate for ensuring that children and youth have a voice in determining the programs and services that best meet their needs.
The address for the LG’s office is
Office of the Lieutenant Governor
4607 Dewdney Avenue
Regina, SK S4T 1B7
The LG’s office will distribute these hats to the centres, and bring awareness to the kindness of knitters, the need for this type of support in every community, and Canadian Wool Month.
Please attach a ball band or care instructions inside your hat. I tied a ball band inside the hat with a length of yarn, and placed the knot under the brim so the information is there but not visible, and available for the recipient.
Now that we know that both charities have a family element, you may wish to make a toque or two in the smaller size.
Thank you for supporting these charities!