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Thursday, July 7, 2011

Helping Ohio's Homeless in so many ways

personal care for homelessThank you Yvonne S for your continued support and thoughtful donation. It's through continued hard work and caring hearts like yours we're able to help so many people in need. Wonderful donations like this make me feel like it's Christmas everyday of the year. People take time and make something with yarn with their knitting needles or crochet hooks, they often add extra goodies like above. These personal care items will be greatly appreciated by our folks under the bridges, by the men, women, and children at the various shelters connected to Faith Mission.

Thank you for your donation of 6 cotton cloths, 14 bars of soap, 12 razors, 5 deodorants, 5 shampoos, 5 toothpaste's, and 8 toothbrushes.

2011 Donations:

Scarves 227
Mittens (gloves) 113
Socks 80
Slippers 60
Ghans 29 (2 went to Pine Street Earlier)

Squares 274
Sweaters 5
Ponchos 50
Cotton Washcloths 111+6=117

I've not specifically listed all the personal care items in our tallies of items collected, anyone have strong feelings as to whether or not I should?

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!

1 comment:

  1. THANK YOU, YVONNE! I can't say it any better than Sandy just did. Thanks for all your help in fighting the on going battle of homelessness. Your donations are WONDERFUL!


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