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

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

June is, Sock it to me Month

We all continue to knit and crochet even during the warm months as hats, mittens, and scarves can then be stock piled to be ready as soon as frost hits. Frost can hit pretty quickly and unexpectedly here in Central Ohio; so please keep those hands busy.

In addition, I'm officially kicking off a drive for socks. White or colored, socks one size fits all are needed. Let's focus on men's socks as that's the bulk of those living under the bridges, and elsewhere at the moment.

Store bought socks. I buy in bulk which is much more cost effective. PLEASE socks are something even our non knitters and crocheters can help with. Contact me for my mailing address if you feel you can help out by sending a package of socks. Several people have pointed out it's more cost effective for them to forward a check vs paying the cost of mailing socks. That's been done several times and I take the check and head to Kohl's, Sams, or Target...whomever is offering the best deal at the time. I can happily buy the socks here and save you all the postage costs.

Help by buying socks, or by sending a check. Help by telling your friends, neighbors, co-workers, and fellow bloggers about the need. While socks are needed all year long, we'll make June our special "Sock it to me month".

Many thanks for all you do, please keep up the good work. Together we do make a difference, each and everyday someone is warmer, because YOU care.

Bless YOU!

Scarves 146
Hats 188+2=200
Mittens 13 pairs+2=15
Socks 28 pairs
Squares for Pine Street 7

Hats 368
Mittens 66
Scarves 147
Socks 79 pair*counts from day 1, Dec 2 2008


  1. Here is the beginning of Sock it to Me Month. But I know these folks need socks all the time so I will do my best to remember to send sock money with my next shipment!

  2. Thanks Sandie, gotta start a page to keep track of this.


  3. You are very thoughtful to provide items that are often overlooked.


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