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

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Donating Socks and Slippers

AnneMarie's done it again! She's such a generous person and she's given so much of herself here on Bridge and Beyond. Thank you once again AnneMarie for all you do. 8 crocheted slippers of various sizes and colors and 18 pairs of always needed and much appreciated socks!

Special kudos for labeling the slippers, love it. It's important folks to do that, label them with the size you made. When things are distributed at the various shelters, it's hard for them to look at something and know whom it will fit. Please always attach and label slippers, and mittens.

Sizing on hats also makes life easier for them, but perhaps a little less of an issue.

2012 Donations:
Scarves: 301
Slippers: 127+8=135
Shawls: 2
Sweaters 3
Vest 1
Afghans: 32
Mittens: 262
Squares: 430
Socks: 129+36=165
Rain Poncho's 209
Cotton Washcloths 397
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, and footies 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. Very nice AnneMarie. The slippers look very warm.

  2. Hey AnneMarie! Great job as usual.


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