Adele's Legacy

Every year Adele’s Legacy works with the School Superintendent’s office in Franklin and Bedford Counties to choose an elementary school for a Giveaway Day. The Giveaway Day alternates between Franklin and Bedford Counties each year, with the other county getting a Hat Giveaway Day if hat numbers allow.

Once the school has been decided the parents are alerted, the local hand workers are alerted, the media is alerted, and Giveaway Day commences!  Once Adele’s Legacy is at the school each class comes through and each child is encouraged to choose whichever hat, sweater, and scarf appeals to them.  Adele’s Legacy volunteers stand by ready to assist with sizing issues to ensure that the children go home with items that will fit them appropriately.

For some children this is the first hand made item of clothing they have ever had, or even their first brand new item of clothing.  Our volunteers taking this very seriously and really love helping the children choose items to take home.  During the day hats are also handed out to every teacher, staff, or employee of the school. 

If you are interested in helping us create hand made hats, sweaters, and scarves for children in Franklin and Bedford Counties we would love your help, and so would the children! 

"Holy" Yarn Rollers

This group of volunteers meets once or twice a month to roll yarn, donated by a local yarn mill, into usable yarn balls for people to create hand made garments for Adele's Legacy and other organizations.  

Rolling the yarn is not hard, but it's good exercise and they are always looking for people interested in helping!  If you like to walk, give it a try!  It's a fun sociable group and you are really helping us get yarn for the handwork!  The "Holy" Yarn Rollers (Holy because they meet at Trinity Ecumenical in Moneta) meetings are on our calendar. Get your exercise by rolling yarn! It's fun! 

Contacting Adele's Legacy

We would love to hear from you!  These are things we can help you with:

  • Want to donate some acrylic yarn?
  • Want to donate some knitting needles or crochet hooks?
  • Want to send us your hats, sweaters, and scarves (view guidelines first!)?
  • Want one of our members to come and speak to your group?
  • Want one of our members to teach a class to your group?
  • Want to know how to get in touch with one of our supporting groups?
  • Media inquires?

Just drop us a line (on our About Us page) and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

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