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: #16
Current: 17

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Ohio's Homeless Need Your Help

If you've been to this blog before, I'm betting you know who's donation this is.  And if you quessed Rosemary...you'd be right!  She's crocheted and donated a matching hat and scarf with signature decorations, a headband, 2 cotton washcloths, a little crocheted bag (that can hold a bar of soap and or tissues).  She's included some personal care items such as tissues, shampoo, and deodorant.

Thank you Rosemarie.

**I would love it if all of you who donate would visit AND leave comments here on the blog.  I know many of you are shy, or think you can't do it because you're not a blogger, don't know how to do it..........but it is truly very very helpful in the blogs placement with search engines.  Being well placed with search engines is important as it helps us be more visible to those who might be able to lend a hand.  Sooooooooooo PLEASE, don't be shy.  Truly leaving a blog comment is very very easy, and quick.
  1. Click the word Comment right beneath this and all post
  2. Type your comments in the white box
  3. Click the circle the says name and url (if you don't have a blog just leave the url space empty
  4. Click Publish
That's all there is to it.  Everyone loves to hear from others as you admire each others work.  So please, take a few minutes each day, or everyother day and leave some comments.  Scroll back and visit blog posts beyond the current day you're reading.  Every single visit, time spent, and comment helps us keep people warm.  The more people who see our blog, the more potential helping hands we acquire.**

Donations: 2012 

Hats 992+1=993  (24 more hats then we donated last year)
Scarves: 633+1=634  (163 scarves over what we donated last year)
Slippers: 148 (20 over last year)
Sweaters, Ponchos, Shawls, vests:9
Afghans: 51  (4 short of last year)
Mittens: 299 (41 more then last year)
Squares: 950 (98 more then last year)
Socks: 208 (125 less then last year)
Rain Poncho's 213 (3 less then last year)
Cotton Washcloths 568+2=570 (279 more donated then last year)

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)

**I will continue to add numbers to the years totals after Dec 31st, so all donations received by years end will be counted in the year they are received.  Since each donation is a day, they will be some over flow into January.  Thus year end numbers won't be finalized until then.*

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. marj from minnesotaDecember 27, 2012 at 8:07 AM

    very nice rosemary. i am getting a box of personal items and washclothes ready too. yours are lovely. good job.

  2. Thank you Rosemary. Very nice donation!

  3. Thank you ladies for the nice comments on my work Rosemarie

  4. What a lovely collection of thoughtful items. Well done Rosemary.

  5. Another great donation RoseMarie! Love the flowers.


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