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Volunteer Development Scotland Ltd. (also known as Volunteer Scotland).
Charity registered in Scotland SC013740 and a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland, No. SC106743. Our registered Office is Jubilee House, Forthside Way, Stirling. FK8 1QZ

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Knitted squares

The Archie Foundation has had a donation of little knitted squares and are looking for volunteers to sew or crochet them up into baby blankets.

The blankets will be then be put in ‘Welcome to the World’ bags and given to babies born in Tayside.

Knitted Toys
Baby toys are also hugely appreciated by the families and staff at the maternity hospitals we support. We always welcome knitted toys that may be dolls, elephants, bears, frogs – you name it, we will find it a loving home. Please see the ARCHIE Foundation web page for information and rules on stuffing, eyes etc on toys.

Worry Monsters
Our worry monsters offer great support to children who are facing medical issues or bereavement. They can be a great tool to help children express themselves. A child will write down their worries, then they feed them into the deep mouth of the monster and their worries are then all eaten up. The best thing about Worry Monsters is that they can come in many different shapes and sizes, just like us!

If you would like the worry monster pattern, please get in touch with us at

Experience required

sew or crochet knowledge


Volunteers (aged 12-25) taking part in this opportunity are eligible to claim Saltire Awards hours for their activity.
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