TOKYO FM 『ホンダスマイルミッション』
broadcasted on March 8th 8:10am~8:17am
posted: August 4 2015
Broadcasted: January 28, 2014
ロジャー大葉のラジオな気分 Tohoku Broadcasting Company
Broadcasted: September 9, 2014
NHK Premium BS
Broadcasted: August 20, 2014
Kahoku Shinbun: 『３年間の活動振り返る』
Printed: December 28, 2013
Splendid Sticks, creativeknittingmagazine.com: "Miracle in Seattle - The Gift from Annie's Readers"
Posted: December 20, 2013
I told the story about sending a large donation of yarn to Japan in 2012 and how I needed help sending another donation in 2013. Wow, thank you Annie’s readers! Did you ever come through with the donations! Yarn came streaming into Minnesota from Annie’s readers all over the country. Read More..
Wall Street Journal Blog: "Japan Tsunami Victims Export Yarn of Hope"
Posted: November 18, 2013
Two and a half years after the devastating earthquake and tsunami in northern Japan, some victims are taking on a new challenge: Helping others in need as far away as Syria and the Philippines. Read More...
Chunichi Shinbun: 『編み物で被災者、生き生き 米宣教師が呼び掛け』
Printed: November 2, 2013
Splendid Sticks, creativeknittingmagazine.com: "The Sisterhood of Yarn and the Grace of God"
Posted: July 3, 2013
I have a girlfriend named Teddy who lives halfway around the world — in Japan. We’ve never met in person, but we’ve built our friendship around a common love for knitting. Read More..
CNN: "Lost and found: Japan one year later"
Posted: March 11, 2012
Most Japanese women had knitted or crocheted at some point in their lives, so Teddy collected needles, hooks and yarn. Read More...
Wall Street Journal: "Japanese Elderly Knit a Safety Net"
Posted: March 5, 2012
SHICHIGAHAMA, Japan—Every Tuesday in this tsunami-ravaged fishing village, the "Yarn Alive" knitting club meets—an accidental support group for a handful of the thousands of elderly Japanese still homeless after disaster swept away their lives nearly a year ago. Read More..
Wall Street Journal: "An Ohio Church Puts the Yarn in Japan's 'Yarn Alive' Club"
Posted: March 4, 2012
Ms. Sawka has organized a knitting club there to give elderly tsunami survivors an activity, appealing for yarn in the U.S., Europe and all over Japan. Read More...
Wall Street Journal: "Knitting Through Disaster"
Posted: March 2, 2012
The members of a knitting group at a tsunami-ravaged fishing village share the difficulties that thousands of homeless victims still face nearly a year after disaster swept away their lives. Read more...
CNN ireport: "Yarn making a difference"
Posted: March 4, 2012
Yarn Alive was born out of a desire to help women living in temporary housing as a result of the March 11, 2011 tsunami. Read More..
Chunichi Shinbun: 「米国女性 被災者に編み物指導」
Printed: June 23, 2011
Reprinted Web Edition: June 26, 2011