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Saturday, September 15, 2012

Tipping my Hat

Wave hello to our newest pairs of helping hands from Florida. Barbie T and Gesher H and many others in a local chapter gather together and knit and crochet for the benefit of others. It's not necessarily the same group of ladies each time or the same number; but many pairs of helping hands have joined together to make this donation of 56 happen. Many sizes, colors, and styles. Some are knit and some are crocheted. 2 Full boxes of hats to warm the heads of those in need here in Central Ohio.
We're thrilled to have you ladies join us and appreciate the extra helping hands. Hope to see you all here often on Bridge and Beyond. The weather here in Central Ohio has already begun to get uncomfortable. We're soon to have frost, as it got down to 46 degrees last night. That can be pretty cold when you're living out in the elements or in a temporary shelter that may not have good heat etc. Hats are always a huge help and are needed by Men, Women, and Children.

Thank you Ladies in Boyton Beach Florida!

2012 Donations:
Hats:
541+56=597
Scarves: 305
Slippers: 135
Shawls: 2
Sweaters 3
Vest 1
Afghans: 32
Mittens: 266
Squares: 430
Socks: 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!

6 comments:

  1. Nice work. Thanks to all those who lent their hands (and yarn)!

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  2. Wow! Awesome job everyone.

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  3. Awesome! More hats for the winter!

    Did you go to the game today?

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  4. Welcome ladies! Your work looks wonderful! Thanks for sharing your talents with those in need. Keep your hooks and needles flying!!

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  5. Thanks Cher, Yvonne, Jan and Sally for your visits and comments. Both are appreciated. Jan, didn't go to the game. Still not 100% but better.

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  6. What a wonderful donation of hats!! Lots of heads will be warmer this winter because of your group Barbie T & Gesher H.
    Welcome!

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