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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Donation from The Old Dominion State

You might remember I've noted previously that the state of Virginia is The Old Dominion State. It got it's nickname way back because The Common Wealth of Virginia was so loyal to The Royalists during The English Civil War. Like Ohio it's also called The Mother of Presidents, though less frequently. Thank you Gail B, our long time supporter for this thoughtful, and needed donation of cotton washcloths. Gail crocheted her cloths.

Keep up the good work Gail.

Folks we've been able to give a large bag of cotton cloths to 2 of the 3 family shelters, (Faith Mission and Homeless Families Foundation), and will be soon be delivering a 3rd large bag to the 3rd family shelter, The YWCA. Many thanks for all for making the month of April highlighted items such a success.

May's highlighted item was slippers, and we're about to head into June. June's highlighted item is HATS. We need hats for Men, Women, and Children. Details about size, color, and style in the hat tab on the top of the blog.

**Asking that everyone hold onto their squares for awhile. I'll be calling for them to be mailed a bit later. Needing to assemble another bunch to make room. **
2012 Donations:
Hats:
371
Scarves: 231
Slippers: 68
Shawls: 2
Sweaters 3
Vest 1
Afghans: 22
Mittens: 147
Squares: 344
Socks: 116
Rain Poncho's 183
Cotton Washcloths 338+10=348
Misc Items are not counted individually (such as personal care items, headbands, gators, yarn, wrist warmers/fingerless gloves, facemasks, neck warmers, t-shirts, soap, deodorant, shampoo, toothbrushes 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!

3 comments:

  1. Gail-Your cloths are so colorful. Love the blue and white ones.

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  2. Nice group of washcloths!

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  3. Thanks Yvonne and SSeger for your support with such sweet comments on Gail's work, I know she appreciates it.

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