Leanne Hunt


  • 4,786.00
    Funded Total
  • 85.4642857143%
  • 18

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We receive knitted/crocheted squares from more than 65 countries worldwide via the post, with beanies, handwarmers and soft toys. The squares are stitched together into blankets by informal settlement gogo groups for which a small payment is made, and once back in our office, we sort, bundle and distribute the items to orphaned and vulnerable children within the informal settlement areas of SA, mostly Johannesburg, but we have visited poor areas in all the other major centres plus Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Botswana etc. We distribute with words of encouragement to each child that they are made by God, unique, with a plan and purpose behind their lives and no matter how hard the struggle is we ask that they remember their beautiful blankets come with love and prayers from all over the world, that they are not forgotten but known and loved.. Read More...

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My Sponsors

Name Message Date Amount
Leanne Hunt Sponsoring beanie number 0 and looking forward to seeing every colourful creation matched with a donation from here on! 24-Jul-2018 50.00
Keryn House Have fun knitting! I want to sponsor two of the beanies like Gills I think it number 2 the green and blue one love Keryn 27-Jul-2018 100.00
Benjamin Nobbs Go Leanne! Kirsten loves crochet and knitting too! 28-Jul-2018 100.00
Ocea Garriock I've always admired your knitting Lee. This is a gr8 initiative. Well done. Lots of love. From Singapore. 01-Aug-2018 200.00
Judith Clare 02-Aug-2018 100.00
Elaine Thompson Happy knitting for happy children. 14-Aug-2018 250.00
Janine Kacev 14-Sep-2018 100.00
Tammy So proud of you, Mum! 25-Sep-2018 500.00
Chris and Janet Warmoth Good luck and thank you! 28-Sep-2018 1,500.00
Pat Ketley So proud of you Leanne. Hope you make your target 05-Oct-2018 200.00
Joan Anthony My card is in sterling so the amount is an estimate. Good luck with the challenge. It is going well so far. 17-Oct-2018 336.00
Vivienne Channon What a wonderful project 16-Nov-2018 200.00
Elizabeth Clark Love your so o o thoughtful idea Leanne, en-joy your Gorgeous! Knitting. Much Cosy Love to you all, Lizxx 29-Nov-2018 300.00
Lynne Hollier 03-Dec-2018 200.00
Kimberley Kemp Lee our grandmother would be so proud - you have continued the art of knitting in our family. I still have loads of knitted coat hangers!! Wonderful to make a difference and have fun doing it. Good luck! 12-Dec-2018 200.00
Gill Bagshawe Lee - your grandmother was born with knitting needles in her hand and your mom and I seldom saw her without them. Grandad would only wear pure wool socks that she had made. Clearly its in the blood !! Well done - I am so proud of you. Love Gill 13-Dec-2018 100.00
Diana Many Thanks for all you for "our children", Leanne. Love your hats. Blessings, diana 10-Jan-2019 100.00
Tony Bagshawe Hi Lee - what a fantastic way to help others and at the same time honour our grandma - who can forget knitted coathangers we all received every christmas. Love Tony Bridget Brandon and Amy 20-Jan-2019 250.00
    Total 4,786.00
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