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

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Warmth and Snuggly Donated

 In yesterdays post I mentioned a church group with Dorna and Casey, and them spreading the news to other church members.  These little blankets were made by Stephanie and Lena D in the same church group.  The two pinks will make a little girl feel loved, as well as warm and red will work nicely for a little boy.  These are fleece blankets.
 More pink for the wee ones and rainbow blanket could work for a infant girl or boy.  These ladies are all from Canton Ohio.  We welcome you all and are thrilled to have more helping hands.  Keep up the good work.

**Reminding you all to please make sure your knitted and crocheted items are made from washable fibers.  Things requiring special care, and or dry cleaning such as silks, wool, suede etc aren't appropriate for our folks living outdoors and or shelters without means to do more then the very basic laundry.**

Donations: 2012 

Hats 991  (22 more hats then we donated last year)
Scarves: 633  (162 scarves over what we donated last year)
Slippers: 146 (18 over last year)
Sweaters, Ponchos, Shawls, vests:9
Afghans: 45+6=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 (277 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 25, 2012 at 9:29 AM


  2. Thanks for the instructions on how to post.

    I have donated items to several charities through the years but this is the first charity to acknowledge contributions, some don't and I have had to contact them to see if they received my donation.

    I get ideas from what others have donated and the comments on contributions. Feedback is good.

  3. Thanks for the visits and comments, they are very much appreciated.

    Hey anonymous, glad you visited and left comment; next time...please leave your name. I post a new post every day, and always acknowledge donations, even when I can't ID the person a photo is taken etc. I believe it's important for people to know their items go where they think. I want everything to be above board and transparent. People don' donate for the thanks, but most truly do want to know how their items get distributed and to whom.

  4. Welcome Lena & Stephanie! The blankets are very nice and will be loved by some children.


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