Threads of Compassion Program

yarn heartOffered at a time when there are no words to say, Indiana Donor Network’s Threads of Compassion program provides comfort shawls to donor families at the time of their loved one’s donation. The shawls are knitted and crocheted by volunteers across Indiana who give their time to create beautiful, handmade gifts for families as loving remembrances. The hope is that the shawls will bring families comfort in their time of sorrow and transition.

For more information about participating in Threads of Compassion by making shawls, fill out the form below or email our team at threads@INDonorNetwork.org.

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Interested in helping? Need yarn?

Threads of Compassion Interest Form
Address *
Do you need yarn mailed to you? *

The shawls should always be rectangular.

Yes! Wash shawls in unscented detergent before mailing to Indiana Donor Network.

Shawls should measure 24-34” wide and 65-70” long.

Any patterns may be used that meet our specifications. Patterns are available for download.

Yes! Fill out our form above with your contact information and click the button that says you need yarn. We’ll get it to you as soon as possible.

Mail your shawls back to Indiana Donor Network, Attn: Aftercare. Our address is 3750 Guion Road, Indianapolis, IN 46222. You may also bring your shawl to our office between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm, Monday through Thursday, and between the hours of 8 am and 1 pm on Fridays.

You can make a monetary donation by visiting our contribution page. All monetary donations are tax deductible.

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Thank you for your donation!

These shawls help our donor families feel loved in an otherwise difficult time.