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Monday, April 1, 2013

Pretty and Practical Donations for Ohio's Homeless

Thank you Barbara F for this very thoughtful donation.  Cute headbands, and hat and a circle/mobius/infinity style scarf.  Very nice.  Barbara's also sent us some really nice plastic bags.  Look at the bag the yarn is in..These are zip locks, large ones with a handle.  These will be perfect for our afghans that are donated to Homeless Families Foundation.  A nice bag to carry them, to keep them clean, and to see them so when selections are made for family x y z, they can see the colors etc.  I think it bumps up our presentation a notch are too.  Many thanks for finding these Barbara.

And look how pretty the Lion Brand Homespun is.  I think I can probably get two scarves out of this....then again it might work well with some I  have on hand for ghan........hum, time will tell.  Rest assured it will get put to good use.

Please keep up the good work.

*Please remember to tag hats, mittens, and slippers with the size you've made.  The above white tags work well, but you can also cut index cards and attach.*

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2013 Donation Totals:
Hats:  279+1=280
Scarves: 232+1=233
Socks:130
Afghans: 10
Slippers: 107
Rain Ponchos:202
Mittens: 20
Cotton Wash Clothes: 164
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 #987 just 13 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.

9 comments:

  1. Awesome donation! Those bags are too cool. Great job!

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  2. marj in minnesotaApril 1, 2013 at 8:47 AM

    Thank you Barbara. This is a lovely donation. love the BEAUTIFUL blue hat. GOOD JOB.

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  3. Thank you Barbara for this wonderful donation! Love your crocheted goodies! Not only will these folks be warmer they will also be fashionable as well! Keep your hook flying!

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  4. What a nice donation Barbara. Love the hat!

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  5. I love the donation Barbara! Those bags are wonderful. I also really like the color of the yarn. Sandy is right the donation of the yarn is good enough for two scarves or use with putting squares together. I can't wait to see what happens with it!

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  6. Thank you Tristi, Marj, Sally, SSeger, and Sherry for your thoughtful visits and sweet supportive comments. Sheery...wonderful to see you commenting again.

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  7. I love the blue and brown together. Awesome job Barbara!

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  8. I love turquoise and brown combos.

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  9. Aw, I love the hat! It's so cute. So is the headband. :)

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