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: #16
Current: 17

Monday, November 28, 2011

Help for Ohio's Homeless from New York

crocheted donations for homelessOur good friend AnneMarie has done it again with has, slippers, scarves, and mittens. A variety of sizes and a variety of colors. Awesome work AnneMarie.

socks and ponchosAND, 31 more packages of ponchos and 6 dozen more pairs of socks! She sent 3 boxes and as I was opening and photographing here and there to catch up from being out of town, I didn't get all her's together. You may have seen the first installment of socks and rain poncho's HERE.

hotpacksAND 43 packages of hot packs, most good for up to 8 hours according to the packages and some good for up to 18 hours according to the packages. Awesome donation, and really awesome idea. I must look the next time I'm at Sam's and see if I can get something like this in bulk?

Many many thanks AnneMarie for your thoughtful donation, and your continued support for our folks in need here in Ohio. Please keep up the good work.

Day 28th for our Jack Otis Memorial Month. I would still be interested in sharing any stories you all might have regarding homelessness having a face. Please emaill me if you have a story to share.

December's focus will be squares. Please read details regarding size and color in the side bar or across the top of the blog.

**When someone asks you why take time to make something special for someone you don't know, I think the perfect answer is, "Hope is powerful, giving someone a special hand made item made special for them, gives them Hope."

2011 Donations:

Scarves 395+1=396
Hats 888+12=900
Mittens 242+5=247
Socks 258+60=318
Squares 551
Rain Ponchos 146+62=208
Cotton Washcloths 338
Sweaters/Poncho's 10
Slippers 98+2=100
Afghans 43 (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.

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. Thank you AnneMarie! That was so wonderful of you!

  2. SSeger, she is awesome isn't she

  3. I can see that you are putting a lot of time and effort into your blog and detailed articles! I am deeply in love with every single piece of information you post here

  4. AnneMarie, I am overwhelmed by your generous spirit!You are one AWESOME lady! Keep those needles flying!

  5. I've never heard of the "hotties". I'll have to check into that. I guess we don't get cold enough for long enough to worry about it though we do have some cold days.

  6. There is a HEAVY frost this morning (12/2, I've been offline for awhile) and your generous donations have probably already been distributed and being used this morning - and the need is great. Your generosity is hearwarming.

  7. Surveillance thanks for the visit, hope to see you again.
    Sally and Sandie and psmflowerlady, as always thanks so much for your support, it's so greatly appreciated.
    psmflowerlady is soooooo right, these items are already helping someone...we delivery your thoughtful warm items constantly!


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