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American Heart Association seeks little hat donations

American Heart Association seeks little hat donations

Little Hats, Big Hearts started in February 2014 in Chicago, IL collecting 300 hats in the first year. We are thrilled to have so many volunteers interested in Little Hats, Big Hearts!

It gives thousands of hats to newborn babies during February, American Heart Month.

Participating hospitals include Hilton Head Hospital and Coastal Carolina in Beaufort County, along with others around SC and the nation. The program aims to raise awareness about heart health and congenital heart defects.

Anyone who knits or crochets and would like to participate in Little Hats, Big Hearts is encouraged to visit this website for information on deadlines and where to send your hats.

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- Baby-sized or preemie-sized red hats that are knitted or crocheted from cotton or acrylic medium- to heavyweight yarn.

The program also helps raise awareness about heart defects.

The organisers also ask that volunteers don't add bows and buttons as they can come off the hats and be risky for the babies. The program is now in more than 40 states.


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