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, May 14, 2012

Donations from The Palmetto State

Donations from the state of South Carolina, The Palmetto State are from the hook of Emma C. Emma is our newest pair of helping hands. We're thrilled to have you join us from your beautiful South Carolina. For anyone that's curious how the state got that name for it's nickname...it's the state tree, The Sabal Palmetto. Thank you Emma for your thoughtful donation of 3 pairs of mittens, 7 hats, and a scarf.
2012 Donations:
Scarves: 204+1=205
Slippers: 65
Shawls: 2
Sweaters 3
Vest 1
Afghans: 22
Mittens: 138+3=141
Squares: 332
Socks: 116
Rain Poncho's 157
Cotton Washcloths 158
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)

**Though it's safe now to say, we here in Ohio are FINALLY past the danger of frost, we did just have hail again the other day, so truly items are still needed for those living out in the elements. Shortly (fingers crossed), we'll pass that by and shift to stock pile mode. We continue to knit and crochet and collect items all year long. I'll continue to deliver to the shelters until they hit the limit they can store, then I'll store here until items are needed again next fall. Sadly, that time will be here all too soon, and we do want to be ready.**

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. What a cute little mittens!
    Thank you Emma.

  2. Wonderful donation, Emma.

  3. Welcome Emma! Love all the nice colors you used.

  4. I would like to thank Sandy for posting the picture of the stuff I made. It is even more meaningful to me, because today would have been my daugfhter Erica's 25th birthday, but sadly, she died in a car crash at at the age of 18, in 2005. These were donated in her and my son William's memory. I thank you all for your kind comments. I shall keep on giving! Bless all of you!

  5. Emma my heart goes out to you for your horrific loss. I love how you remember her with kindness. Bless you!

  6. Thank you Sandy. It's a path I wish no one had to walk. But it has all left me with a sense of helping others, and that's why I am here. It's a good outcome in a strange sense.


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