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Can you knit? Rescue groups are donating homemade nests to Australia

Hundreds have already been made, but even more are needed.

Calling all knitters or sewers, the Carolina Waterfowl Rescue in Charlotte, North Carolina is looking to donate hundreds of homemade nests to animals injured in Australia's bushfire. 

The North Carolina rescue group said they already have hundreds of nests from their initial plea for homemade nests, but still need many more. 

"We were so blessed with all of your efforts during our plea for knitted nests. Now we see that the animals in Australia are asking for your talents again. In some small way it helps us to be able to contribute so I wanted to share," the rescue group said. 

If you're local you can drop items off at the rescue and they can add them to their packages.

If you'd like to sponsor postage for this project, please send an email to waterfowlrescue@aol.com. 

Help from Houston

A Katy, Texas woman is also asking for donations of materials to help animals affected by the Australian wildfires. 

Amy Casto is a mother of two and is creating 'Joey Pouches,' which are like swaddling blankets for animals orphaned or displaced by the wildfires. 

Casto said she primarily needs cotton, such as old sheets.

You can reach out to Amy to donate materials on her Facebook page, here: https://www.facebook.com/alice.casto.794  

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