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Thank you Mira for being our inaugural speaker for our new podcast Born to Bump! Mira Moufarrej, a PhD candidate in bioengineering at Stanford University who has invented a blood test to predict preterm delivery up to two months before birth and a test to predict preeclampsia in the first rather than third trimester! She has been awarded the 2021 "Cure It!" Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for inventions related to prenatal and maternal health.

June 2021

Born to Bump is a podcast series created by Madhatter Knits to "bump" out the barriers of women's healthcare and discuss about incredible recent breakthroughs in neonatology and maternal health with special guest speakers! We are launching our first official episode next week on Tuesday with a special guest who has made a significant impact in preterm birth and maternal healthcare. 

July 2021

GA Madhatter Knits Foundation donated 50 beanies to Northside Forsyth NICU! Thank you to our volunteers and amazing team!💜We are so excited to see what else we can accomplish!😁

July 2021

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Happy Independence Day from our Madhatter Knits family to yours! Thank you to all our wonderful members for knitting these beautiful Fourth of July beanies for our donation today. Wishing premature infants and their families comfort and joy.

June 2021

Our Georgia chapter knitted 363 beanies for their June donation! This is just incredible! Thank you to everyone who contributed to their amazing success!! Keep it going! 💜☺️

June 2021

The GA Madhatter Knits leadership board celebrated our lovely volunteers (rising 8th- 9th graders) hard work and dedication! We are so appreciative of their love for this organization! They enjoyed a great evening filled with food, fun, and games! 

June 2021

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Excited to announce that we are opening another chapter at Flintridge Preparatory School! Gabi Varga is the chapter director of our chapter at Flintridge, and we are looking forward to see what she will accomplish! 

June 2021

We are excited to announce that we have started another chapter at UCLA! Thanks to Tyra Nguyen and her team we will be able to serve more premature babies. Congratulations to UCLA Madhatter Knits! We are excited to see what you will accomplish!

May 2021

Our chapter in Georgia was featured in Voyage ATL! The director, Aditi Bang represented GA Madhatter Knits Foundation’s board and dedicated members! We are so thankful to have them part of the Madhatter Knits family and for all of their incredible work. Click here to read the article!

April 2021

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Here are a few more Valentine's beanies made by a member of our USC campus chapter. Thank you to Shayanne Tayler for knitting these beautiful beanies!

March 2021

Georgia Madhatter Knits also donated to Emory Johns Creek for Easter! Thank you to all our volunteers and members who make this possible. 🐰 

March 2021

Georgia Madhatter Knits made their Easter shipment today to Northside Foryth! We cannot wait to see what else they will accomplish in the future. 🐣🥚

March 2021

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Here are a few more Valentine's beanies made by a member of our USC campus chapter. Thank you to Shayanne Tayler for knitting these beautiful beanies!

March 2021

Happy Easter Madhatters! 🐣 Thank you to all our amazing volunteers, members, ambassadors, and international directors for knitting these Easter beanies that we will be including in our Easter donations to hospitals. 💜🐰

March 2021

Happy Easter Madhatters! 🐣 Thank you to all our amazing volunteers, members, ambassadors, and international directors for knitting these Easter beanies that we will be including in our Easter donations to hospitals. 💜🐰

February 2021

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GA Madhatter Knits Foundation is so happy to be donating to four hospitals! In total, they donated 234 beanies and 124 name tags! We are so proud of them for doing so well!

February 2021

Happy Valentine's Day to our Madhatters! Madhatter Knits is making another Valentine's preemie beanies donation. These are a few beanies we are donating in the shape of a heart. We hope your day is filled with love!

February 2021

Our chapter in Georgia also donates beanies and name tags to Emory Johns Creek Hospital! We are looking forward to seeing their future accomplishments!

February 2021

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Our chapter in Georgia donates beanies for premature babies and name tags to Northside Hospital Forsyth! Thank you to all the volunteers and the team's support and love.

February 2021

Madhatter Knits donates Christmas-themed beanies to Children's Hospital of Los Angeles! These are a couple of examples of the hats we donated. Shoutout to Linda Beckstrom, our most engaged and active volunteer, for knitting these beautiful beanies!

December 2020

Clairbourn School writes a six-part series that offer insights into how the school's educational philosophy impact on the noteworthy accomplishments of its students, using Madhatter Knits co-founders' as a perfect example.

Click here to read part 1

November 2020

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TRICK OR TREAT! As Halloween approaches right around the corner, Madhatter Knits gets creative by knitting some Halloween-themed beanies to include for our annual donation to CHLA NICU preemies to have some spooktacular fun! 🎃👶🧡

October 2020

Madhatter Knits gets featured on TVBS news to talk about our mission as well as our newborn face shields.


Click here to watch

October 2020

Los Angeles Magazine features our newborn face shields.

Click here to read the article

September 2020

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Our co-founders, Christie Huang and Tiffany Chang appear on radio station KAZN AM1300 talking about Madhatter Knits.

Click here to listen:

September 2020

We are greatly honored to receive your grant! Thank you @visionsandvoices and @usc_artsinaction for your support as we are very excited to present our journey in the November round table event. Your generous contribution will be tremendous to the preemies and their families. Your support will make a huge difference to these tiny babies and their families.     

August 2020

A HUGE thank you to those who supported our fundraising efforts to CHLA's COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund as they swiftly respond to the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are proud of our fundraising results ending in $22,307 and we succeeded over 446% of our goal!!

August 2020

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With a recent rise in COVID-19 cases in newborns, Madhatter Knits develops a flip-up newborn face shield to help protect the little ones from respiratory droplets. The face shields feature a flip mechanism that allows ease of access to the baby's face for feeding without removal of the entire shield. Face shields are designed to be snapped on to the head band, allowing for easy removal of the shield component for sanitation or replacement. Lastly, memory foam lining of the head band ensures utmost comfort for your precious bundle.

August 2020

Our kits supply some of the main protective materials to pregnant women to lower the risk of mothers as well as their newborns from contracting COVID-19. Each kit includes face masks, nitrile gloves, disinfectant alcohol sprays and an informative pamphlet. We have donated over 700 kits to CHLA

(East Valley Community Health Center, UCLA Early Head Start, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, Arcadia Methodist, Huntington Memorial Valley Presbyterian, San Gabriel Valley Hospital,  Glendale Adventist, Shriners Hospital.       

August 2020

During COVID-19, Madhatter Knits supports pregnant mothers Maternal COVID-19 Protective Care Kits to maternity clinics in the area kits supply some of the main protective materials to pregnant women to lower the risk of mothers as well as their newborns from contracting COVID-19. Each kit includes face masks, nitrile gloves, disinfectant alcohol sprays and an informative pamphlet.

March 2020

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​Roses are red, violets are blue, these preemies are special, and Madhatter Knits wanted to make sure they knew. Cupid visits preemies and their parents in the NICU for Valentine's Day at Children's Hospital, Los Angeles. 

February 2020

The President and Vice-President of the Westridge Madhatter Knits Club (Lower School division), Kimberly Chang '25 and Sophia Sandman '25, visited Westridge's 4th grade class to teach their fellow students how to knit a preemie baby-sized hat! Both Kimberly and Sophia are Junior Ambassadors at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles and have been educating their peers through their club about how they can help serve the families of the premature babies in the hospital.

June 9, 2019

TRICK OR TREAT for preemies at CHLA! Madhatter Knits members are preparing preemie hats for Halloween!

October 2019

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CHLA thanks  Madhatter Knit members for their time in donating beanies for their NICU with a personalized thank you card and photo for their appreciation.

August 2019

Our Madhatter Knit members volunteered CHLA with the book plating and donated some more hats!

February 2019

​Our Madhatter Junior Ambassadors attend the 2018 CHLA Junior Ambassadors celebration for their excellent service and to commend their passion and dedication to raising money for the Children's Hospital Los Angeles NICU department.

October 2018

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Penny Geis, who previously taught Westridge 4th grade for 20 years) visits Westridge School for Girls 4th graders to see the girls' amazing knitting progress, AND to drop off some beautiful hats she knitted herself! The hats are donated to families with babies in Newborn Intensive Care Units.

September 2018

Westridge 4th graders take joins Madhatter Knits for their service project. They knit hats for preemies all through December and donated them to families with babies in Newborn Intensive Care Units. Kimberly Chang visited the 4th grade class to teach them how to knit hats for premature babies!

September 2018

Our Madhatter Junior Ambassadors attend the CHLA Junior Ambassadors celebration for their excellent service and to commend their passion and dedication to raising money for the Children's Hospital Los Angeles NICU department.

October 2018

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CHLA Junior Ambassadors representing Madhatter Knits raised $10,050 to raise 3 GOKarts for Children's Hospital Los Angeles. These GOKarts are portable gaming carts for patients who might not be able to leave their room/ bed. It provides a fun escape and way for them to just be kids! Child Life is grateful for the gift.

May 2015

​Madhatter Knits chapter at Westridge Upper School recruits new members for the 2017-2018 school year. Kathryn Huang (class of 2018) explains how to knit a hat to some of the high school students interested in joining!

October 2017

Madhatter Knits chapter at Westridge Middle School recruits new members for 2017-2018 school year.  (left to right) Maddy Brousseau, Gracie Sandman, Tiffany Chang, Carly Petersen, Blaire Washington.

October 2017

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CHLA Junior Ambassadors representing Madhatter Knits had a successful bake sale! All proceeds during CHLA's Action Day event doubles, totaling $732 that goes to CHLA's NICCU department! CHLA Junior Ambassadors (left to right) Kathryn Huang, Christie Huang, Tiffany Chang, Gracie Sandman, Sara Lowin, Emmie Waite, Carly Petersen, and Kimberly Chang.

October 2016

Madhatter Knits has established their third chapter- Westridge Middle School Club! Our club leaders, (top photo left to right) Gracie Sandman, Tiffany Chang and Sara Lowin are excited to invite 11 new members to Madhatter Knits!

September 2016

Madhatter Knits' Westridge middle school chapter: Lindsay Anderson, Sara Lowin, Tiffany Chang, Ella Johannes, Suri Ann Castro (First Row) Noa Aval, Sarah Hansen, Carly Petersen, Gracie Sandman, Serena Lee, Lucy, Odessa Castillo, Charisma Chen, (not pictured) John Cross.

September 2015

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Madhatter Knits is proud to announce our commitment towards supporting the Children's Hospital, Los Angeles NICCU program through our CHLA Junior Ambassadors team: Carly Petersen, Christie Huang, Gracie Sandman, Kathryn Huang, Kimberly Chang, Sara Lowin and Tiffany Chang. 

September 2016

Our Madhatter Knits Cajon Campus Chapter made it into Community Hospital of San Bernardino Newsletter!​ Our Cajon chapter recently donated 100 hats and they were very well received by the NICU.

September 2016

Madhatter Knits welcomes our new member, Gracie Sandman! Gracie is a seventh grader attending Westridge School and is extremely enthusiastic about learning how she can contribute to Madhatter Knits!  What a beautiful first hat Gracie!

June 2016

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Madhatter Knits: Westridge School Chapter is in Westridge School's yearbook. Unfortunately, some of the members are not shown as they were unable to make it to the photo shoot. Throughout the year, the members learned how to knit and knit during their free time.  Their beanies will be contributed to the CHLA donation.

June 2016

Madhatter Knits: Cajon Campus Chapter in Cajon High School's school yearbook. Thank you to our Cajon chapter leaders Bianca and Breanna for doing such a wonderful job in leading the campus chapter!

June 2016

Executive Directors of Madhatter Knits donated 286 hats to the NICU of Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena.  Thank you for everyone's support, the hospital told our Executive Directors that our knit hats will become a story for every preemie family.

September 2015

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Madhatter Knits welcomes Natalina Chen to Madhatter Knits. Natalina is currently a 4th Grader at Carver Elementary School. Natalina learned to knit in merely 45 minutes. As a test to whether her beanies fit preemies, she used her American doll as a model.

January 2015

A big thank you to Southern California Edison! On behalf of Madhatter Knits: Cajon High School, Bianca, Mrs. Millgan (counselor) and Breanna (from left to right) receives SCE's generous donation of $400. In addition, Madhatter Knits: Cajon High School welcomes five additional new members in their second meeting and is excited they have made 81 hats already!

December 2015

Lead by Breanna and Bianca, Madhatter Knits: Cajon High School Campus Chapter embarks on its first campus chapter meeting. Meet our new members (top to bottom, left to right): Kallani Martin, Marah Martinez, Michael Moore, Jocelyn Hernandez, Je Marikye Wilking, Edgar Gastelum, Vanessa Oleta, Caryme Montanez, Sabrina Ortiz, Alexie Rivera, Rocio Tenorio, Lakeland Diaz, Bianca Almanza, Breanna Almanza.

December 2015

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Madhatter Knits has established its second chapter at Cajon High School, San Bernardino! Currently there are 20 students that have been recruited into the club.  They had a very successful outcome receiving donation from teachers and the community. They have raised money from recycling and is seeking for yarn donation. Madhatter Knits is very proud of Breanna and Bianca!

November 2015

Madhatter Knits has established its first chapter in Westridge!  There were thirty members that were recruited into the Madhatter Knits Westridge Club! Madhatter Knits is growing quickly!

October 2015

Madhatter Knits welcomes our new member Riya Duddalwar!  Riya currently is a sixth-grader attending Westridge School for Girls. Riya is a passionate knitter! Since joining Madhatter Knits, Riya has already completed 40 hats and is working quickly in achieving her Presidential Volunteer Service Award. Welcome, Riya to Madhatter Knits!

September 2015

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Madhatter Knits welcomes our members Breanna and Bianca Almanza! Thank you Sara for inviting our valuable members- Madhatter Knits would not be successful without our dedicated members! Breanna and Bianca, currently attending Cajon High School in Bernardino are avid knitters. They have donated their first donation of 40 beanies which will contribute to our donation for the Huntington Memorial NICU. Thank you Breanna and Bianca!

May 2015

Madhatter Knits is now able to bestow Presidential recognition to our volunteers. Madhatter Knits joins with President Obama’s Council on Service and Civic Participation to deliver President’s Volunteer Service Award. We have teamed with the White House to become a Certifying Organization for the PRESIDENT’S VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD, a national program recognizing Americans who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to volunteer service.

July 2015

Executive Directors of Madhatter Knits donated 286 hats to the NICU of Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena.  Thank you for everyone's support, the hospital told our Executive Directors that our knit hats will become a story for every preemie family.

September 2015