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

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Donations for Ohio Homeless

Thank you Marjorie M for your on going support of Bridge and Beyond.  I appreciate it and your steadfastness with visiting and commenting on the blog.  Marjorie has crocheted 16 cotton washcloths which I know will be a big hit when their donated to the shelters; along with some personal care items, supplies needed in the meal prep and socks.    The two paisley bags on the right had side of the picture are insulted bags (probably lunch bags?), they can be used in several ways I'm sure for our folks in need.

Keep up the good work Marjorie!

2013 Donation Totals:
Hats:  280
Scarves: 239
Socks: 140+6=146
Afghans: 11
Slippers: 110
Rain Ponchos:202
Mittens: 20
Cotton Wash Clothes: 164+16=180
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 #994 just 6 post away from 1,000. I'm announcing a contest right now. Starting today and (March 23rd) 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.

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. WONDERFUL donation Marj! Thank you so much for your thoughtfulness! Especially love those red washclothes as red is my favorite color. Lots of folks will enjoy their shower that much more thanks to you! And of course those socks and other items will be put to good use also! Keep your hook flying!

  2. marj in minnesotaApril 6, 2013 at 8:21 AM

    Thanks for the shoutout Sandy.No thanks needed. The thanks goes to you for getting the help necessary to the people in need, and for giving us the oppurtunity to do what little we can to help you do it. God Bless them and you.

  3. Thank you Sally, Marj and Jan for your visits and nice supportive comments. I love it when people support each other and cheer each's work.

  4. Nice contribution....

  5. Nice donation Marjorie! Very thoughtful items. Dish/washcloths are my take along thing to do while waiting.

  6. Love the donation Marjorie. I love making wash clothes!

  7. felicitaciones por la donaciĆ³n beso


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