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, July 31, 2012

And The Winner Is

This pretty pink mallow is in my Dad's backyard. He's quite the Gardner. I have mallows in my yard, starts from his; but his are prettier this year. Thought they were particularly pretty with the rain drops still on them. Anyway, this beautiful flower is for our winner. SSeger! Woot Woot!

Congratulations to you SSeger. Thank you for taking time to enter the contest. The participation in the month long contest has been very disappointing. Only a hand full of people participated. I'll be putting another contest together and hope to have a better participation. So, please do keep checking in, often.

A new blog post appears 99.9 % of the daily, so the need to check in often is indeed important. Additionally, I'd like to remind people to leave comments when they do visit. We have no way of knowing you were here if you don't leave a comment. I like everyone to support each other with nice comments about their projects, their thoughtful donation etc. You do NOT need to be a blogger to leave a comment.

Leaving a comment is easy:
  1. type your comment
  2. click the drop down box
  3. select name and url
  4. type name in the name space and leave the url space blank
  5. hit ok or publish..........that's it!

SSeger, remind us if you're a knitter, or a crocheter, or both....will help me put your winnings together. Leave a comment here, and email me your snail addy.

Thanks to all who did participate.

2012 Donations:
Scarves: 274
Slippers: 125
Shawls: 2
Sweaters 3
Vest 1
Afghans: 30
Mittens: 258
Squares: 359
Socks: 122
Rain Poncho's 209
Cotton Washcloths 369
Misc Items are not counted individually (such as personal care items, headbands, gators, yarn, wrist warmers/fingerless gloves, face-masks, 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!


  1. WOW! You sure surprised me this morning! Thank you so much! Love the pretty flower. I am a knitter.

  2. Congrats SSeger. Sorry Sandy, I have been trying to be on the computer less but I do check Bridge and Beyond every day. I've got lots of hats to send you but I figured I'd wait until you actually had a month for hats. I am going to try to work on making what you select from now on but it will be a small amount compared to others. I am a very slow crafter. Keep up the good work. With regards to the contest, I really didn't understand it. That is the reason I didn't participate. Maybe if you break the paragraphs down a bit or maybe I'm just plain stupid! lol Anyway, you and your charity are number ONE as far as I'm concerned!!!


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