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

Friday, June 7, 2013

A Potpourri Donation Helps many

Wonderful donation here from our good friend Marjorie M.  I love the variety.  It's a real potpourri.   Marjorie has crocheted 20 cotton washcloths, an item always well received at all the family shelters we deliver to.  In addition to her hand crafts Marjorie has sent socks for both men and women (Rae will be thrillejd), razors, shaving cream, plastic forks, sandwich size zip-lock bags, and first aid kits.  I never thought of first aid kits but feel these compact items will be greatly appreciated by Rae as she cares for the folks living out in the elements.  Yes, it's close to summer folks, but in the last week we've had horrible fog, nights close to freezing, an abundance of rain, and a couple of days that were hot.  The weather this time of year here in Central Ohio is tough when you're without a roof over your head.

**June is slipper month, be sure to check out the slipper tab above, before you begin knitting and crocheting**

**Email me details of when, how etc you learned to knit or crochet, please don't leave the details in the comments below**

2013 Donations:

Hats:  372
Scarves: 288
Socks: 182+18=200
Afghans: 24
Slippers: 132
Rain Ponchos: 202
Mittens: 77
Cotton Wash Clothes: 349+20=369
Shawls, Sweaters, Vests, Poncho's: 10
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 from minnesota/kari from WisconsinJune 8, 2013 at 10:31 AM

    Must fess up here. The cloths were donated by my sister Kari from WI. I traded her frosty green yarn that she could not find for these cloths which she had made during the early spring snow storms. I added the personal stuff as my part of the project. She made ladies and mens clothes in different sizes. She is a sweetheart. Thank you Kari. Good job.

  2. Thank you Marjorie, I forgot those were from sis!

  3. Fabulous donation, Marjorie and Kari!

  4. Very nice donation ladies!

  5. I love your donations Marjorie


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