About the
Rad Bad Beanie Project

a project of Silverlake's KNITZILLA! knitting circle and KNITZILLA-WORLDWIDE

norohatbobbleRad Bad Beanies are sent to at-risk teens—young women and men—learning about their own abililties with the help of Big City Mountaineers. The program provides positive adult mentoring for more than 250 teens annually, as well as opportunities to build increased confidence and a higher sense of self esteem.
     Although some loaner gear is available to these hikers through g
enerous sponsorship, having one's own cool, warm, hat to wear, filled with the loving spirit of the crafter, lends strength + warmth during an adventurous learning process.
     The beanie also serves as a valued memento from a trip through a
beautiful part of our country, and from a time of personal growth.

Speaking of support, if you'd like to make a donation to the project—a hat, some yarn, or some cash—please click here. Monetary donations keep the project going and help us ship our gifts across the country, since everyone involved is a volunteer. If you can send a buck with your donated beanie, that would help a lot to defray expenses.

BCM is a 501(c)3 and also accepts donations of cash, time and gear directly.

We would like to personally and deeply thank every volunteer who contributes to the Rad Bad Beanie Project. By gathering many talented people with a little bit of extra time, the strength in numbers multiplies into a lot of love for young people who really appreciate our support.


Sedda Wuller
founder, Knitzilla! and its community projects

Talk to us: knitzilla-owner @ yahoogroups . com

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