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Nurses caps for Valley Medical Center.

"Thank you so much for having us visit on Knitzvah’s special day! Your group of knitters are so inspiring and so talented! Gifts for Teens appreciates the effort, time and love that goes into each item of clothing you create for others. Thank you all for giving us 150 items for the needy teens in our community!!"    - Elaine Benoit

“Joining Knitzvah when I arrived at Chai House was the most satisfying move I have made. Making hats and other things gives me such pleasure. I love, love, love it.“   Thank you.    - Merlene.

12 Year Birthday picture of Knitzvah group - August 19, 2018

A Knitzvah Story:

"One of our young patients just returned from a trip of a lifetime to Hawaii with her husband.  She is very ill and that may have been their last trip together.  We gave her the beautiful light blue blanket that Knitzvah supplied.  It is the perfect reminder of her amazing trip to Hawaii, the color of the ocean and her toes in the warm sand.  Your kindness extends far beyond your skilled hands."

With sincere gratitude,

Angie Rosenbaum, RN.
Palliative Care Unit

Valley Medical Center

San Jose, CA

​​​​​​Since Knitzvah began in 2006, the "fabulous and amazing" Knitzvah members have created over 50,000 cuddly creations for nearly 40 agencies serving thousands of people.

If you love to knit, crochet or sew; or want to exchange knitting or crocheting ideas,, this is the group to join!  Knitzvah meets monthly and creates beautiful handmade items for preemie babies in the NICU, seniors who appreciate lap blankets to keep warm, cancer patients in need of colorful caps, and so much more.   All ages welcome.  And it's FREE!

Knitzvah Meetings 2022
on Sundays starting at 10:30am to 12:30pm
At Levy Family Campus, Los Gatos CA​

(unless indicated as Zoom meeting)

​Knitzvah Meetings 2022
Sunday, April 24, Meeting on Zoom only.

Email for link

Sunday, July 24, In Person Meeting
Sunday, August 21, In Person Meeting (Birthday celebration)
Sunday, September 18, In Person Meeting
Sunday, October 23, In Person Meeting
Sunday, November 20, In Person Meeting
Sunday, December 18, In Person Meeting

JFS SV in person volunteering safety guidelines will be followed.

For more information  on joining or donating supplies, contact:

Lori Cinnamon at

Updated information will also be sent through the Knitzvah News.

Susan Gore (left) presents the Lilyan Stavis Award to Beth Tognetti (center) with Barbara Berlant (right)

Another Knitzvah Story:

"I presented the incredible fidget blanket to my 91-year-old mother yesterday. She was immediately mesmerized and started touching and verbalizing. Each day she sees the blanket is like a new opportunity to fidget in a variety of ways. So many different textures to explore and "friends" to keep her company when I am not there.
The love and creativity that went into that blanket is such a gift, especially to those with dementia. Thank you for giving my mom the joy of discovery."