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

Sunday, March 24, 2013

New Helping Hands in Kentucky to aid Ohio's Homeless

Please welcome Dori F from Kentucky!  Dori is our good friend Tristi's sister, our newest pair of helping hands, AND our first donator from the State of Kentucky.  Drum roll folks....we've added another state to our map.  Do scroll down and take a look at the map, it's quite exciting to add a new state, to add friends and family members of our fabulous members, and new pairs of helping hands all at the same time.  Thank you Dori for these 2 cute hats and scarf.  Special thanks for tagging them with size....I always encourage everyone to tag slippers, mittens, and hats.

Welcome, and many thanks.  Please keep up the good work.  Hope to see you here often on Bridge and Beyond.

2013 Donation Totals:
Hats:  267+2=269
Scarves: 225+1=226
Afghans: 8
Slippers: 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 #980 just 20 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 from minnesotaMarch 24, 2013 at 7:47 AM

    WELCOME DORI FROM KENTUCKY! Love the colors in your scarf. These hats and scarf will be a lovely gift for someone. Welcoming the state of Kentucky and you Dori, GOOD JOB. :+)

  2. Everybody who donates to Bridge and Beyond does such wonderful work and is generous with their kindness. Well done all - and welcome to new contributors.

  3. Welcome Dori and the state of Kentucky. Beautiful donation!

  4. Welcome Dori! So glad you have found our wonderful little group! Your hats and scarf look so nice and cozy!! I am sure someone in need is going to be so happy to receive them. Hope we see you here lots and keep your hook flying!

  5. Welcome Dori! So glad to have someone from KY!
    Very nice donation. Love the colors. Enjoy this great group!

  6. Love the colors in the scarf. Very nice hats, too! Welcome Dori and Kentucky!

  7. Marj, Pauline, Dorothy, Sally, SSeger, and CrocetnQuilt...thanks for the visits, and nice comments. Both are appreciated. Thanks for helping me welcome Dori.


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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?