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"Stitch For A Cause"

Each month we feature a different designer's work or a different category of designs, and a charitable organization to receive the proceeds from our program.

The featured designs are offered in two ways -- either the customer chooses to pay full price and we will donate 20% of the price to the cause of the month, or the customer chooses to receives 10% off and the cause will receive a donation of 10%.

Click here to see the selected designs for this month.

The designers and organizations that we have featured are:
Designer(s)                                         Cause of the month                                           Date                     
A variety of Charted
Canvaswork Designs and
a selection of Hardcover
Cross Stitch Books
The Blue Carbon Initiative -- a
coordinated, global program focused on
mitigating climate change through the
conservation and restoration of coastal
and marine ecosystems
December 2021
Northwest & Southwest
Inspired Needlepoint Canvases
& Charted Canvaswork and
'Cross the Lilliebridge and
Lone Deer - Sonagolese Designs
and The Stitching Studio
American Indian College Fund --
providing financial support for
Native American students and tribal
colleges and universities, and also
supporting programs for institutional
growth and sustainability and cultural
November 2021
Full-Size Christmas Stockings
Needlepoint Canvases and
Cross Stitch Patterns and Tools
from a selection of
International Designers
HeroFund USA -- the nation's premier
private funding source for
First-Responder safety equipment and
October 2021
Even More Halloween and
Canvases and Color Charts
Don't Be A Monster -- providing free,
unique, and entertaining
bullying-prevention assemblies for
students in 4th-10th grade
September 2021
A Collection of Halloween,
Thanksgiving & Fall Scenes

Needlepoint Canvases
and La-D-Da and
Waxing Moon Designs
The Hole in the Wall Gang -- providing
"a different kind of healing" to seriously
ll children and their families free of
August 2021
A Selection of Christmas (in
Needlepoint Canvases
and Sunflower Samplings and
The Sunflower Seed
Paralyzed Veterans of America -- striving
to empower our brave men and women
veterans to regain what they fought for:
their freedom and independence
July 2021
A Selection of Belts, Luggage
Straps, and other bands

Needlepoint Canvases and
Hearthside Designs and
The Nutmeg Needle
United Nations Girls' Education
-- advancing gender equality
in and through education
June 2021
An Assortment of Floral
Needlepoint Canvases and
The Silver Lining
Women For Women International -- a
global community of women working to
create a more just world
May 2021
An Assortment of Words &
Needlepoint Canvases
and Liberty Street and
First Book -- providing equal access to
quality education for kids in need
April 2021
A Selection of Food & Beverage
Needlepoint Canvases and
Ginger & Spice, Pickle Barrel
and Plum Pudding
Bread for the World -- a collective of
Christian voices urging our nation's
decision makers to end hunger at home
and abroad
March 2021
Assorted Animal Needlepoint
Canvases and
The Victoria Sampler and
Designs by Cathy Jean
National Geographic Society -- using the
power of science, exploration, education
and storytelling to illuminate and protect
the wonder of our world
February 2021
A Selection of Needlepoint
of Hearts & Valentines and
St. Patrick's Day and
Cross My Heart and
Heartstring Samplery
The Farmlink Project -- connecting farms
with a surplus of fresh, nutritious
produce to communities in need
January 2021
An Assortment of Christmas
Ornaments and 2020 Masks

Needlepoint Canvases and
Amy Bruecken Designs and
Sisters and Best Friends
Toys For Tots -- helping to bring the joy
of Christmas to less-fortunate children
December 2020
Sew Much Fun Needlepoint
and Schoolroom Samplings
The Giving Doll -- "Our mission is to give
faith, love, joy, hope and comfort to
children worldwide, at times of special
need through the construction and
distribution of handmade cloth dolls"
November 2020
A Selection of Women, Clothing
& Accessories
Canvases and Imaginating
League of Women Voters Education
-- working to register voters and
provide voters with election information
through voter guides as well as
candidate forums and debates
October 2020
A Selection of Asian & African
Needlepoint Canvases
and Enchanting Lair and
Glory Bee
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance -- helping to
vaccinate almost half the world's children
against deadly and debilitating infectious
September 2020
A Selection of Needlepoint
Canvases for Small Accessories
and Sue Hillis Designs
ECAD -- enabling people with
disabilities to gain greater independence
and mobility through the use of specially
educated dogs
August 2020
A Selection of Nature Related
Needlepoint Canvases and
Covered Crossings Stitchery
and Designs by Linda Myers
The Nature Conservancy -- conserving
the lands and waters on which all life
July 2020
A Selection of Tropical Life
Needlepoint Canvases and
Kustom Krafts
Partners In Health -- providing a
preferential option for the poor in
health care
June 2020
Needlepoint Kits,
Cross Stitch Kits, and
Crewel Embroidery Kits
Samaritan's Purse -- meeting critical
needs for victims of conflict, disaster,
famine, and epidemics throughout the
May 2020
A Selection Of Needlepoint
Canvases and
By The Bay Needleart
Coronavirus Direct Relief -- providing
personal protective equipment and
essential medical items to health workers
responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)
April 2020
A Selection Of Needlepoint
Canvases and
Homespun Elegance
Hemophilia Federation of America --
assists, educates and advocates for
the bleeding disorders community
March 2020
A Selection Of Needlepoint
Canvases by Melissa Shirley,
Charted Canvaswork Patterns
by Southern Cross Needlework,
A Selection of Cross Stitch
Patterns with an Australia
connection, and Gumnut Yarns
hand-dyed softly-shaded
embroidery threads from
Kangaroo Island Bushfire Recovery --
helping to create a Native Plant
Nursery to fast-track recovery and
provide wildlife with essential habitat
February 2020
A Selection Of Needlepoint
Canvases and Twisted Threads
Mercy Ships -- international sailing ships
that offer clean water, reliable
electricity, and medical care
January 2020
A Selection Of Needlepoint
Canvases and
Vickery Collection
Americares -- improving health for
people affected by poverty or disaster
December 2019
A Selection Of Needlepoint
Canvases and The Sewing Circle
World Central Kitchen -- providing
a warm meal, an encouraging word,
and a helping hand in hard times
November 2019
A Selection Of Needlepoint
Canvases and Erica Michaels
National Multiple Sclerosis Society --
helping people affected by Multiple
October 2019
A Selection Of Needlepoint
Canvases and
Historic Handworkes
Rainforest Trust -- protecting our
planet's critical ecosystems
September 2019
A Selection Of Needlepoint
Canvases and Great Big Graphs
National Park Foundation -- protection
and enhancement of our national parks
August 2019
Cooper Oaks Design and
True Colors International
SurfRider Foundation -- protect the
ocean, waves, and beaches
July 2019
A Selection Of Travel and
Needlepoint and
Plum Street Samplers
Clean The World Foundation --
globally providing education & supplies
for better water, sanitation, and hygiene
June 2019
A Selection Of Cat Needlepoint
and Dimensions
Folds of Honor -- providing educational
scholarships to spouses and children of
America's fallen and disabled service
May 2019
Signs & Sayings Needlepoint
and The Artists Collection
National Aphasia Association --
promoting awareness and providing
support for those with aphasia
April 2019
Zecca Needlepoint and
Keslyn's and Kit & Bixby
Bright Pink -- helping to save lives
from breast and ovarian cancer
March 2019
Colorful Needlepoint
and Leisure Arts
Convoy Of Hope -- providing help and
hope to those who are impoverished,
hungry and hurting
February 2019
Fruit & Vegetables Needlepoint
and Permin of Copenhagen
Operation Smile -- providing free
surgeries for children and young adults
in developing countries who are born
with cleft lip, cleft palate, or other
dental and facial conditions
January 2019
Entertainment Needlepoint and
Americana & U.S. Military
Cross Stitch
USO -- providing programs, entertain-
ment and support to service members
and their families all around the world
December 2018
Christmas Needlepoint with
Stitch Guides
Angel Stitchin
Puppy Up Foundation -- discovering the
common links between canine and
human cancers
November 2018
Fun Needlepoint and
Sudberry House
Treasured Time -- giving the gift of
moments to help grant the wishes
of parents with life-threatening medical
October 2018
Jacobean Inspired Needlepoint,
Crewel Embroidery Kits, and
With My Needle
National Eating Disorders Association --
supporting those affected by eating
September 2018
Sealife Needlepoint and
Hands Across the Sea,
Silver Creek Samplers, and
Water's Edge
Ocean Conservancy -- working to protect
the ocean from global challenges
August 2018
Americana Needlepoint and
Americana Cross Stitch
Building Homes For Heroes --
Supporting the brave men and women
injured while serving our country
July 2018
Asian-Inspired Needlepoint and
Val's Stuff
TheDream.Us -- Providing DREAMers
the opportunity to realize their college
dreams and give back
June 2018
Sports & Games and
John Clayton
Adaptive Sports Center -- Enhancing the
quality of life of people with disabilities
through exceptional outdoor adventure
May 2018
Chicks, Ducks & Geese and
Heart In Hand Needleart
Moms Demand Action -
Action For Gun Sense In America
April 2018
Hearts and Valentines &
St. Patrick's Day and
Fireside Originals
Kindness Ranch Animal Sanctuary --
Providing sanctuary for former
research animals
March 2018 and
February 2018
Needlepoint Kits and
CornerHouse Designs &
Lesa Steele Designs
California Fire Foundation --
SAVE: supplying aid to wildfire victims
January 2018
A Selection of Christmas
Needlepoint Canvases
Holly House Designs &
Midsummer Night Designs
Snowball Express -- serving the children
of our fallen military heroes
December 2017
Evelyn Bernstein Studio and
Just Nan
Malala Fund -- working for a world
where every girl can learn and lead
without fear
November 2017
Tropical Birds & Flowers and
Stoney Creek Collection
Hurricane Disaster Relief
October 2017
JP Needlepoint and
SamSarah Design Studio
September 2017
Julia's Needleworks and
Cross-Eyed Cricket
Soldier On Women's Program --
Helping Women Veterans Reclaim
Their Lives
August 2017
Charlotte Westerfield and
Serendipity Designs, MarBek,
and Dobber Designs
National Scoliosis Foundation --
Improving the lives of those living with
scoliosis and other spinal deformities
July 2017 and
June 2017
Wildlife Needlepoint Canvases
and Kathy Barrick,
Carriage House Samplings, and
Barrick Samplers
Wildlife Conservation Society --
Saving Wildlife and Wild Places
May 2017
Amanda Lawford & DC Designs
and Designs From Pamela
World Food Program USA April 2017
Judaica and
Diane Graebner Designs
Pet Partners -- to improve human health
through the human-animal bond
March 2017
TNNA Winter 2017 Show and
The Workbasket
National Audubon Society February 2017
Kitchen & Coasters and
Feeding America January 2017
Storybook & Cartoon Characters
Shepherd's Bush Printworks
Save the Children December 2016
The Caron Collection and
Elizabeth's Designs
National Stroke Association November 2016
2016 Destination: Dallas
Needlepoint Market
The Drawn Thread
Alzheimer's Association -- care and
support for all those affected by
Alzheimer’s and other dementias
October 2016
Rebecca Wood Designs and
Hardcover Cross Stitch Books
Operation Homefront -- financial and
other assistance to the families of our
service members and wounded warriors
September 2016
Needle Crossings and
Stitches from the Heartland
JDRF -- Type 1 Diabetes Research August 2016
Curtis Boehringer (NP) and
Curtis Boehringer (CS)
Operation Gratitude -- saying
"Thank You" to all who serve
July 2016
Houses and Buildings and
Glendon Place
Dentists Without Borders June 2016
Women and
Of Female Worth
RAINN -- Rape, Abuse & Incest
National Network
May 2016
Florals and
Cross 'N Patch
The National Kidney Foundation April 2016
Easter Eggs and
The Seeing Eye -- helping the blind
with Seeing Eye dogs
March 2016
J. Child Designs and
Fanci That
International Rescue Committee --
Rescue and Refugee Support
February 2016
Snowmen and Hardanger,
Drawn & Pulled Thread
VisionAware -- glaucoma research &
January 2016
Designs by Suzanne and
Cross My Heart
March of Dimes December 2015
Thanksgiving & Autumn and
Designs by Gloria & Pat
hawkwing, Inc. -- providing essential
services and support for the people of
the Cheyenne River Lakota (Sioux)
Indian Reservation
November 2015
Halloween and
Bent Creek
National Breast Cancer Foundation October 2015
Dolls & Other 3-D Delights and
Rosewood Manor
charity: water -- Clean Drinking Water
for Developing Countries
September 2015
and August 2015
Christmas Stockings & Cuffs
and Mini-Socks
Periwinkle Promises
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation July 2015
Fashionable Accessories and
Mosey 'N Me
Parkinson's Disease Foundation June 2015
A Collection of Designs and
Ursula Michael Designs
Nepal Earthquake Relief May 2015
Danji Designs and
Historic Handworkes
Autism Speaks April 2015
Elizabeth Turner Collection
and Ewe & Eye & Friends
The ALS Association March 2015
Patti Mann and
Green Apple Co.
Music Empowers Foundation February 2015
Sharon G. and
Charland Designs
Dress For Success January 2015
Maggie Co. and
Homespun Elegance
No Kid Hungry December 2014
Treglown Designs CARE November 2014
Kick Back & Stitch American Cancer Society October 2014
Melissa Shirley Designs Be The Match -- Bone Marrow Registry September 2014
dede's Needleworks World Wildlife Fund August 2014
Associated Talents Wounded Warrior Project July 2014
Renaissance Designs Doctors Without Borders June 2014
Painted Pony Designs Habitat for Humanity May 2014
Kathy Schenkel Designs Heifer International April 2014
Finger Step Designs ASPCA March 2014
Beau Geste American Heart Association February 2014
Leigh Designs The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society January 2014
Lilian Chermor UNICEF December 2013
Julia's Needleworks American Red Cross --
Philippine Disaster Relief
November 2013

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