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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.

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Saturday, April 23, 2011

Helping from Head to Toe

socks, slippers, poncho'sThank you Yvonne for helping warm our homeless from Head to Toe. Poncho's have hoods, and socks help warm the feet. With this thoughtful donation of 6 pairs of socks, 4 ponchos, and a pair of slippers you're helping our homeless truly head to toe! The slippers are knitted with double yarn, so are nice and thick and warm. Many thanks!

7 More Days of April Showers, folks. Still plenty of time for you to get in on the action and help keep a homeless person in need dry.

**This is post #398, only 2 more to go until we reach milestone 400. PLEASE don't miss it, a special announcement for a contest you really don't want to miss will be announced.**

***Reminders, tuck in ends when you change or add yarn, stay away from open-see through type stitches (if you're able to see your hand through your projects, try going down a size with your hook to obtain a tighter and warmer item). Though we highlight an item each month, we continue to collect hats, scarves, mittens, and slippers all year long. When you come visit the blog, please leave a comment so we know you were here.***

Thank you to all for all do.

2011
Scarves 171
Hats 266
Mittens (gloves) 66
Socks 62+6=68
Slippers 36+1=37
Ghans 25 (2 went to Pine Street Earlier)
Squares 214
Sweaters 5
Ponchos 12+4=16

**Have you printed and posted a flyer to help spread the word about Bridge and Beyond? Please let me know where you posted them. Love to add the information here on the blog. Did you know we have a flyer? Click on tab in the top of the blog.

Thank you for your patience as I work to catch up from being away. Donations in que from: Sandie in Florida, psmflowerlady, Rebeccah, and Joanie. Please stay tuned.

All donations regardless of size and number are valued. All donations are appreciated, and all donations keep someone warm. We help, one stitch at a time. YOU truly DO make a difference. THANK YOU!

4 comments:

  1. As I type, I can hear the rain BEATING down on my roof and thunder in the background. Those ponchos are sure going to be appreciated Yvonne. LOVE your slippers. I bet the double yarn makes them toasty warm. I've got to learn how to knit those someday - yours look awesome!

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  2. Thanks for the nice comments. I'm glad I can help. Yvonne

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  3. Thanks, Yvonne! All these items will be a big help to our neighbors! LOVE those slippers!

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  4. Thanks psmflowerlady, and Sally for your thoughtful comments. Like psmflowerlady said, as I type this...I again hear the rain. Different day, but the same problem.

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