Knitting for Charity, an in-school CAS activity, has been working with the Homeless Connect CAS group to provide knitted and crocheted scarves and hats for the homeless over the last few years. Hannah Lee was an outstanding contributor during her years at QAHS and helped many other students to gain these skills. Since graduating from QA in 2018, Hannah has continued to support our knitters and provide beautifully crafted scarves in a variety of intricate patterns to inspire new recruits and keep homeless people warm and stylish throughout winter.
"When I started Knitting for Charity at QAHS as a part of the CAS program, It became a part of my routine to have a scarf or blanket being made on the side while studying. At the same time, I was fortunate enough to attend a Homeless Connect event. Here, I saw that the volunteers and cumulation of donations were what made such an event possible, which benefitted homeless people greatly. For this reason, crocheting in study breaks still proves to be a worthwhile hobby, as it gives more purpose to how I spend my time."
Ms Christine Hammerton
Knitting for Charity CAS Group Coordinator