July 8, 2018

NAIDOC Week is a celebration of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture, and success. This year’s theme, ‘BECAUSE OF HER, WE CAN’, focuses on the important role that women play as community role models and leaders.  YARN Projects is proud to...

January 5, 2018

Your support of YARN Projects this year has helped the Indigenous Literacy Foundation:

• Gift over 63,000 new books to over 250 remote Indigenous communities

• Publish 6 new Community Literacy Projects (14 books, 3 languages)

• Launched an eBook translation into Ngaanyat...

December 22, 2017

That's the number of books we can donate through the Indigenous Literacy Foundation from Christmas sales of YARN products.  What an amazing result with thanks to all those who purchased gifts that give back.  It was great to have Felicity Wilson MP supporting us and to...

July 29, 2017

We're delighted to source a new range of bags from Freeset, a social enterprise which is transforming communities through business.

Freeset trains women to become skilled workers for fair pay, giving them the ability to sustain themselves and their families.  It also p...

July 13, 2017

We live in a disposable world. Disposable nappies, disposable shavers, disposable cups, disposable plastic bags... and the list goes on.  In support of Plastic Free July #choosetorefuse, YARN Projects has joined a million+ people world-wide saying no to plastic bags....

June 3, 2017

The literacy gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous children is significant and the challenges, especially in remote communities, are great. Your purchase of a YARN bag has enabled us to provide financial support to organisations such as the Indigenous Literacy Foun...

April 27, 2017

The Book Buzz program run by the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) introduces books and literacy resources to Indigenous children through playgroups, preschools and health care centres in remote communities. This program encourages early reading and engagement with...

April 1, 2017

As we set up the market stall today, it finally felt like Autumn.  The air was cool and crisp and the cafes were bursting with early-risers queueing for their morning teas, coffees and hot chocolates. The blue skies and warm sunshine brought out the crowds and the mark...

March 15, 2017

Last Sunday was spent at the Eel Festival 2017, held within the beautiful grounds of Elizabeth Farm, Rosehill.  The festival celebrates the eel and its significance to the local Darug people known as Burramattagal, who would gather and feast, share yarns and trade arou...

March 4, 2017

Well, YARN Projects has participated in two markets now, the Women in Business Christmas Fair late last year and the Mosman Markets today.  Both times the weather hasn't been our friend but it hasn't stopped shoppers from coming by our stall, supporting us and buying o...

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