Oh! How inspiring!
An avid knitter, I whole heartily support contests involving my fav. hobby, knitting!!!!
I'm going to mention a knitting contest that, I feel, supports a good cause.
On Scout's Swag, it's having a contest that supports the Red Scarf Project. The project sends wonderful handmade knitted scarves as a Valentine’s Day Care Package to an Orphan Foundation of America student enrolled in college or trade school. Its a way to show support or care (even from a stranger) to someone who has had adversity growing up. I like to think of it as a small gesture that makes your day (like someone holding the door for you, or that random smile from that cutie across the street), but in a more permanent way.
All the knitty gritty details are about 1/3 to 1/2 way down the page. But I would like to mention it should be a unisex scarf! (Think if a brother, father, uncle, grandfather, male friend would enjoy receiving this scarf).
Send your scarves to:
Orphan Foundation of America
The Red Scarf Project
21351 Gentry Drive
Sterling, VA 20166
Ohh! They're only receiving the scarves between September 1st and October 31st.
Happy Knitting! (or crocheting if that's your thing)