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

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Warm Dry Feet, so very Important

Our good friend Annemarie from New York has done it again.  72 pairs of socks....awesome, I was concerned our sock number was so much lower then last year...this is wonderful.  72 pairs of warmer, dryer feet.  ANd 33 of those chemical hot packs to aid in their fight to stay warm.  The hot packs are good for ones pockets, under ones blanket if living outside; as well as good for those waiting on the bus while the various family shelters aid them in finding jobs, and housing. 

2013 working calendar is not yet posted, but our focus for January will be slippers.  Please see slipper tab.

**Have you checked which list you're on lately?  If not please do.  Love to do updates.  For example you may be listed under the tab those who don't blog and or have a Facebook profile page etc...but, since you're first donation now you have a Facebook, or Ravelry profile page, and or you've started a blog.  If so, please let me know so I can update our lists.

Donations: 2012 

Hats 999  (30 more hats then we donated last year)
Scarves: 635  (165 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+72=280 (53 less pairs then last year)
Rain Poncho's 213 (3 less then last year)
Cotton Washcloths 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 29, 2012 at 8:00 AM

    GOOD JOB ANNEMARIE. such a thoughtful, and practical gift. love it, and i am sure the people who receive it will too.HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

  2. A wonderful donation from Annemarie.

  3. Woo Hoo. Lots of warm feet! That is so good of you AnneMarie!


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