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, October 15, 2011

Knitting 4 x 4 for Homeless

scarves and washclothsSuzann from Tennessee, SSeger on Rav knitted and donated 4 scarves and 4 cotton washcloths. The scarves are varying sizes and a couple are knitted I believe with double yarn which will make them especially warm. The cotton washcloths are the standard corner to corner design. I've often wondered how many items we've all made together in that popular corner to corner method...be it knit or crochet, washcloth, or dishcloth, or ghan, or baby blanket. Always such a winner!

Many thanks for your thoughtful donation, it's greatly appreciated. Please keep up the good work.

2011 Donations:

Scarves 335+3=338
Hats 646
Mitts 137
Socks 124
Squares 454
Rain Ponchos 80
Cotton Washcloths 315+3=318
Sweaters/Poncho's 7
Slippers 86
Afghans 34 (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.

**Have you checked our map recently? Is your state represented? Is your state listed with your name either on the bloggers list, the non bloggers list, or the Facebook/Ravelry list? If not, please leave a comment and let me know what state you're from. Do you see a state not represented where you know someone? Can you encourage that someone to join us? It's been awhile since we've gotten to add a new state to our list of those who donate.**

***A couple of additions to the working calendar have been added, have you reviewed it lately?***

Donation in que from: Nikki, Carol, Frank, Jenn, Jeanette J, Cheryl, AnneMarie, Sandy

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. There is nothing warmer or cushier or cozier than double stranded garter stitch - my favorite - hands down. Great donation!

  2. Sandy I want to thank you for what you are doing with your charity. You are helping so many people who are so desperately in need. Going through such a hard time lately myself, I can really just imagine how special these people feel when they receive your wonderful donations. I'm sure it makes their day. It's not the warmth that helps them the most, in my opinion. It's knowing that there are people out there who recognize their struggle and who want to help. The only thing worse than being cold is being cold and thinking no one really cares or no one even knows it's happening to you. I think it's very easy for people living on poverty (or on the streets) to feel very isolated and alone.

    I hope to someday soon start making contributions myself so I can help give people hope and inspiration during their hard times.

  3. Anna - you started already - your comment inspires me - thank you for sharing.

  4. psmflowerlady, I soo agree with you. Anna you must take care of you and your family. Your visits here, your kinds words and your ability to talk about the problem both here on the net and in your day to day is helping!

  5. Good afternoon. Yes, I did take 2 different colors to knit 2 of the scarves. It helps to make them nice & warm. Plus, it adds extra color instead of being just a solid color. Glad they will be used to keep someone warm this winter!


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