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Monday, October 22, 2012

Helping Hands from Minnesota for Ohio's Homeless

 This is box # 1, you may have to click to see everything.  There are hats, scarves, and headbands in many different colors and sizes.  This donation pile comes to us here in Ohio, from new helping hands.  Meet, our newest pair of helping hands from Minnesota.  She wishes to remain anonymous; but I hope you'll help me welcome her.  So, many thanks "Minnesota Helping Hands".  We're thrilled to have you helping the cause of helping Homeless here in Ohio.
 When I opened the 2nd box, I though there must be a better way for you to see things, so...believe I got a little smart laying out this donation of scarves from our newest member.  Nice sizes and colors here for our men folk!
 And since I liked the new idea I had when I opened boxed 2, I did the same thing here for you with box 3.  You can see from her variety of colors and sizes she has something for everyone.  Well done, and again thank you and WELCOME.

Donations: 2012
Hats 699+4=703
Scarves: 358+87=445
Slippers: 138
Shawls: 2
Sweaters& Ponchos: 3
Vest 1
Afghans: 32
Mittens: 276
Squares: 461
Socks: 193
Rain Poncho's 209
Cotton Washcloths 438

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, hand and foot warmers Teddy Bears and footies etc).

**Thanks for letting me know your name, but that you wished to be anonymous**

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!

8 comments:

  1. Wow, those 3 boxes contain so many items that will help keep people warm this winter! Awesome donation!

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  2. Wow, wow, and wow!!!!! Nicely done. You're hook has been on fire. So many people will be warm thanks to you!!!

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  3. Welcome Minnesota Helping Hands! What an awesome donation!!! Do you ever sleep? LOL!

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  4. Heaven's to Betsy you have received the mother load!!!! Thank you, Thank you, and Thank you again Helping hands from Minnesota. Our Homeless here in central Ohio will very much need your donations. You are heaven sent!

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  5. Thanks Katie, Liz, Sally, and Sherry for your visits and wonderful supportive comments. It's people like you who keep us going and going.

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  6. Thanks everyone. as a recent widow and retiree i have plenty of time on my hands and so enjoy donating to the homeless in ohio, my husbands home state. i am very new at crocheting, not good at it, but have a willing heart. thanks again for the encouragment.
    Minnesota Helping Hands

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  7. That is a huge, wonderful, great donation!! Welcome Minnesota Helping Hands. You are keeping lots of people warm this winter.

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  8. this is wonderful. I love to crochet will make some items to donate soon.

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