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

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Donated Squares = Rainbow Bright Afghan = Happy Little Girl

You may remember seeing these donated squares (thank you Cheryl S) and afghan start HERE. Here is another afghan that by the time you read this scheduled post has already been donated to our Welcome Home Project for The Homeless Families Foundation. Bright and cheery, I think Rainbow Bright (you know how I like to name all the ghans), should bring a smile to a little girls face.

While December is the month to donate squares, if you're mailing other items and want to include them with your hats, scarves etc. to save postage, please feel free to do so.

We have a few more days in October for our Mitten Focus, and November will be The Jack Otis Memorial Month, with a focus on Men. Please keep checking in.

How you can help-- even when your knitting and or crochet time is tight
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2011 Donations:

Hats 735
Mitts 142
Socks 135
Squares 515
Rain Ponchos 84
Cotton Washcloths 324
Sweaters/Poncho's 7
Slippers 90
Afghans 39+1=40 (2 sent to our friends at Pine Street)
Misc Items I've not counted misc items like all the personal care items, the neck warmers, head bands or yarn etc.

Please read how you can help if you've not read it recently, also check out FAQ, thank you!

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. AWESOME! Any little (or big) girl would be very happy to cuddle under this one in her new home! What a gift of love and compassion for our neighbors.....and what team work too! Thanks Sandy and Cheryl S.!!

  2. Thanks Anna and Sally for your visit, and your kind and encouraging words. Team work is awesome and grows daily.

  3. Beautiful squares and beautiful blanket.

  4. Great site, and great organization. Hopefully, this will help!


  5. What a lovely blanket. I love what Sally said about, "cuddle under this one in her new home!" - it's a truly great thing you all are doing.

  6. Thanks Yvonne, ccd1, and psmflowerlady. Your visits and thoughtful words are indeed appreciated.

  7. This afghan turned out beautifully. I have oodles of scraps that would be great for squares....guess I need to get crocheting!

  8. Thanks Sherry, appreciate it.


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