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

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Sister Join Forces to Support Ohio's Homeless

 Our friend Marjorie M from Minnesota has been busy spreading the word of our need and has recruited her sister, Kari S from Wisconsin to be our newest pair of helping hands.  How awesome is that!  When the awesome sisters got together for the recent Thanksgiving Holiday, Kari past along these 2 boxes of crocheted and knitted goodies to Marjorie who got them in the mail to us.  AWESOME!

You can see a lots of variety in her hats, and scarves.  She also included some personal care items, and headbands.  We're thrilled to have you join us Kari S from Wisc, and hope to see you often here at Bridge and Beyond.  And thanks too Marjorie for helping us out by recruiting your sister, well done!  Marjorie dedicated this wonderful donation to her husband, John's memory.  I'm sorry for your loss, Marjorie.  I'm sure he feels honored to have you remember him this way.

Keep up the good work ladies!

**Please remember to check the tabs across the top of the blog periodically.  Information about sizes, colors, fibers is available.  Patterns are added, changed over time and it's important to stay current on the needs of those we help.  AND remember you don't have to be a blogger to do that, simply click the tab and read.  If you have questions regarding certain donations not addressed there, please leave a comment and or shoot me an email.  Thank You.**

Donations: 2012
Hats 853+18=871
Scarves: 572+16=588
Slippers: 144
Shawls: 2
Sweaters& Ponchos, Shawls: 5
Vest 1
Afghans: 42
Mittens: 299
Squares: 849
Socks: 196
Rain Poncho's 213
Cotton Washcloths 521

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)

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 donation. Thank you Kari for helping the homeless in our central Ohio area.

  2. Welcome Kari S! What a wonderful donation from 2 sisters!

  3. marj from minnesotaDecember 10, 2012 at 7:17 AM

    thanks for the comments ladies. my sister donates mainly to soldiers and the children of wisconsin.loved having her join our group and know she will do it again.


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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?