Mission Statement

Our mission is to warm those in need through knitting, crocheting, looming and quilting. Our NEW hand made items provide hope to those living outdoors and those in temporary shelters. We provide for Men, Women, and Children in Central Ohio all year long. Specific details available by clicking item specific tabs, or the Who we Help Tab. If you have further questions, please contact me via the contact form. ALL DONATIONS MUST INCLUDE A NOTE WITH AN EMAIL ADDRESS.



Goal: 36
Start: #19
Current: 20

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Good and Bad News to report

orange daisies
These flowers are beautiful, bright and cheery. These are not flowers in my backyard, nor a picture I took; but one in the sample pictures from my new computer. These aren't in my backyard because the weather has turned here in Central Ohio, and flowers are about 98% gone. That never makes me happy because it brings to light the fact people without a roof over their heads will soon be enduring cold, wet miserable Ohio Winters. Together though, we can make a difference in their lives.

On top of the weather turning which to me is also bad news, we received sad news that Rae's mother past a week ago. These Flowers will be our tribute to her in happier times. Rae, though not one of our knitters and crocheters is our connection with these folks under The Bridge. Rae takes our hand knit and crocheted items with her weekly as she takes food to these homeless. Rae on behalf of our entire team, let me express our deepest condolence for your loss.

As in many things in life when one door closes another opens, when bad things happen they're sometimes offset with something positive and good happening. Such is the case here. Today I added 2 new names of team members: Danette and Shelly. I've added links to their blogs and encourage you all to visit and welcome them. I received an email from Danette indicating she had items to donate and needed my address, and Shelly blogged about looking for a good charity and thus we were able to connect. I'm thrilled to have more helping hands, as the cause is great. Shelly has added our badge and blogged about our cause. Many thanks ladies.


  1. First of all I would like to say how sorry I am to hear about the death of Rae's mom. My prayers are with her.
    Second welcome to Danette and Shelly.
    I would like to know how to add the bridge project button to my blog. I've been looking around but haven't figured it out yet.
    Thank you
    Take care

  2. I'm sure Rae will be grateful for the new team members. I talked to Rae today and she is sad, but doing well. She has a strong faith and knows she will see her mother again in heaven. Both Rae and her mom are soldiers for the Lord.

  3. I'll post here and then pop over to Therese's with direction on how to add the blog badge so that others who'd like to can add the badge.

    Right click on the badged here on the badge and save it to your computer.

    Go to layouts on your blog, click on add gadget, select add picture, click browse and locate badge from your computer. Then add the url for this blog http://homelessbridge.blogspot.com/ in the space provided for url.

    Click save, and the badge is on your blog with a link here. If you have trouble, let me know.


  4. Thanks for the warm welcome. I like to do whatever I can to help others and hope you received my first package. Growing up in Michigan I know how those Winters can be and couldn't imagine not having somewhere warm to lay my head at night. Anything I can do...I will.

  5. Even though it's been over a year now, I'm sad for Rae's loss and send my sympathies.

  6. I know it's been a little over 2 years since I lost my Mother, you always still miss them. Thank you Sandie for your sympathies for Rae's loss.


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