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

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Hats for the Homeless

Please say hello to Jackie P from Pennsylvania, our newest pair of helping hands.  Jackie's crocheted and donated a dozen hats.  Different colors and different sizes to fit a variety of head sizes.  There are several different styles/designs here to.  Click to enlarge (as you always can here on the blog to see pictures better), to take a look at the pastel blue one that has nice cables...very nice.

Nice to have you join us Jackie, hope to see you here often on Bridge and Beyond.

*Please remember to keep your donations free of pet hair.   Lint rollers work fairly well to remove small amounts, but those who's furry friends like to lay on their hand crafted items should launder their donations before mailing them.  It really delays things and makes my allergies flair when I have to launder donations before being able to distribute them.*

2013 Donation Totals:
Hats:  231+12=243
Scarves: 110
Afghans: 4
Slippers: 77
Rain Ponchos:2
Mittens: 15
Cotton Wash Clothes: 134
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

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 14, 2013 at 7:13 AM

    Snowing in Minnesota this morning. Nice to wake up and see these beautiful warm hats. Good work Jackie. These will be much appreciated.

  2. A very nice selection. A good idea to choose some colours that can be suitable for a male or a female.

  3. Nice work Jackie! Wonderful donation! 12 more warm heads!

  4. Welcome Jackie! So glad you found our wonderful group! Thanks so much for your great donation of 12 hats they are terrific! I do love the pastel one with the cables. Keep up the good work and keep your hook flying!

  5. Welcome Jackie! Love all the hats you made. Great donation!

  6. Love the hats Jackie!

  7. Welcome Jackie. Thanks for joining the group. Love the colors!

  8. Theank you Marj, Pauline, Wendy, Sally, Cassy, CrocetnQuilt, and Barbara for your visits and supportive comments.


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