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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, March 23, 2013

Donating Slippers warm Cold Feet

Thank you Tristi for this awesome donation of fabulous slippers!  Look how many colors and sizes folks.  This are awesome.  19 People will know have warmer feet!   I can't tell you how happy Homeless Families were the last time I took a whole bag of slippers...they are always so well received.  I particularly love that you made with them double yarn...the 2 strands of yarn together really is a huge plus in making slippers.  They're thicker, warmer, and very durable.  Awesome work once again Tristi, keep up the good work.

2013 Donation Totals:
Hats:  267
Scarves: 224+1=225
Afghans: 8
Slippers: 81+19=100
Rain Ponchos:2
Mittens: 20
Cotton Wash Clothes: 152
Shawls, Sweaters, Vests, Poncho's: 4
Misc. Items: include personal care, headbands, handwarmers, cowls/gators and all meal prep related items, etc aren't tabulated

***and this blog post is #979 just 21 post away from 1,000. I'm announcing a contest right now. Starting today and running through the 1,000th post. Everyone who visits and the blog and leaves a comment on the blog will have their name entered into a hat....I will draw a name or names......depending on how many entries we have and the winners will receive...............goodies. I'll leave it at that, goodies. Now who doesn't like to win something? Help us celebrate our longevity and this milestone blog post.***

All donations regardless of size and number are valued. All donations are appreciated. The Power of One is awesome, and when we work together The Power of One becomes The Power of Many.


  1. marj in minnesotaMarch 23, 2013 at 7:25 AM

    TRISTI, YOU HAVE BEEN A BUSY WOMAN! This is a fantastic donation. So many sizes and colors. So many warm feet. GOOD JOB.

  2. Wonderful! I agree, you have been busy.

    Sandy--Is that an infinity scarf? I've been wearing one lately and really like it because it stays nice and warm around my neck. Do you know if the folks who get our donations have a preference for them vs. regular scarves?

  3. Thanks Marj and Sue for your visits and supportive comments. These slippers are really awesome, and yes it's a circle scarf. I don't know which they prefer so getting both is best. Probably more straight regular scarves because they can be tied around face. I think the mobius/circle/infinity scarves probably aren't good for men, but getting donations of both styles serves many people.

  4. What a great donation of slippers Tristi! Lots of warm feet. Love all the different colors that you used.

  5. Tristi, what a fantastic donation. Thanks for your help.

  6. You guys are so sweet :-) Thanks for all the compliments!

  7. GRRREAT donation Tristi! Love all the color and the coziness of your wonderful slippers! Keep your hook flying!

  8. A great donation. I too like mobius scarves finding them greater neck warmers than straight scarves. But straight scarves have their uses! I still cross mine over my chest as I was taught as a child. Can'r ear them dangling down the front of my coat.


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