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

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Homeless Must have Hats

Having a warm hat on your head is probably the single most important thing for a homeless person. A hat can keep the head dryer in rain and sleet, as well as warmer during the cold snowing months. A hat can keep someone alive when they live out in the elements.

Even our folks lucky enough to have a roof over their heads in temporary shelters benefit from hats, and thus they are needed in a variety of sizes and colors for adults, and children. Thank you Marie P for this thoughtful donation of 2 pairs of socks which are always needed and 6 hats.

Keep up the good work.

2012 Donations:
Scarves: 301
Slippers: 135
Shawls: 2
Sweaters 3
Vest 1
Afghans: 32
Mittens: 262
Squares: 430
Socks: 165+2=167
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. Love the hats Marie. That is my favorite thing to make!! Keep up the good work!

  2. Very nice hats Marie.

  3. Warm heads are coming from warm hearts....

  4. Marie your hats are adorable! You have people covered top to bottom!

  5. I used to be very active in an online organization that donated hats and they disbanded. Finally I "think" I've found a group...thank you, thank you.

    But I can't find an address to send the hats and other items too. But I've got a while, got to get busy and make some hats!! :)

    Not sure how to update my profile either. I don't have a blog nor know much about blogging, guess I should learn.

    Most important. Thank you for being here. Having a purpose and a goal in life, no matter how simple, gives one a reason to start the day. Now that I've found you, my day will start with joy. Again, thank you, thank you!!

    Sharon (Sam...nickname), M. from Ohio

  6. My email is listed in several places here on the blog indicating your should email me to obtain mailing address. Happy to have you on board with us Sam, Sharon, For the Love of Mike


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Where are You and Your Yarn From?

I'm trying to identify where everyone is from, partially for fun. Take a look at the map. Also, believe it will aid me in cases where we have several people with the same name. Please look at the lists of bloggers and non bloggers and see if I have the state you hail from. If not, please leave a comment and let me know.

Additionally, we've had help from Scotland, England, Germany Puerto Rico, Canada, and France! They don't appear on the map, but their help is still greatly appreciated.

Where The People Who Donate Come From, is your state represented?