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

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Donations for Ohio's Homeless

Thank you Lori R from Ohio for this thoughtful donation of 16 crocheted squares...so many pretty colors, 5 hats so nicely tagged with size, and 6 nice warm large scarves.  Awesome donation.  Please welcome Lori to our group, it's so nice to have another new pair of helping hands.  Please keep up the good work.

We hope to see you here often on Bridge and Beyond.

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

**Please remember tag your items (except scarves) with size.  Hats, mittens, slippers should be tagged with s-m-l...adult, child.**

Donations: 2012 

Hats 1008+5=1013  (44 more hats then we donated last year)
Scarves: 656+6=662  (191 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+16=966 (114 more then last year)
Socks: 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!



  2. Welcome Lori R! The squares are so colorful. They will cheer someone up when they are in an afghan. Happy New Year Everyone!

  3. Welcome to the group, Lori! The hats, scarves, & squares you made are beautiful!


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Where are You and Your Yarn From?

I'm trying to identify where everyone is from, partially for fun. Take a look at the map. Also, believe it will aid me in cases where we have several people with the same name. Please look at the lists of bloggers and non bloggers and see if I have the state you hail from. If not, please leave a comment and let me know.

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?