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

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Sunshine and Knitting Donated from Florida to Ohio

Thank you Sandra R from Florida for this awesome donation of knitted goodies.  AND for including the extra sunshine both are appreciated.  Folks we've had some dreary days so getting good pictures is becoming difficult.  Please click to enlarge so you can see all the wonderful things Sandra knitted and donated for our Ohio Homeless and others in need.  Mittens of varying sizes and colors always makes me clap...special thanks!  Lots of hats to fit lots of different sized heads.  Great color selection too.

Thank you Sandra for tagging all your goodies with size, well done indeed.

She's also included cowls plus a picture of how they can be worn.  Awesome idea.  Do check this out folks.  Cowls, gators, neck warmers...I never quite know what to call them, or if they are the same or different?  But, wanted you to see what she enclosed so took an additional picture.

Sandra knitted six of these.  I tried one one to get the idea...awesome.  I think I'm going to make a few copies to send along and to explain to the folks at the shelters so they know to tell folks they can wear them that way.  I'm not sure if they would know?  Have you all seen this idea?

2013 Donations:

Hats: 576+22=598
Scarves: 377
Socks: 227
Afghans: 43
Slippers: 175
Rain Ponchos: 208
Mittens: 91+6=97
Cotton Wash Clothes: 536
Shawls, Sweaters, Vests, Poncho's, Skirts etc. : 14
Misc. Items: include personal care, headbands, hand-warmers, cowls/gators/neckwarners and all meal prep related items, Dolls, associated items, stuffed/crocheted/knitted toys... 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. Awesome looking donation! I love all the blues :-) The cowls are very warm looking (I've always called them cowls, dunno if that's right tho) I also like the photos showing how they can be worn! Terrific job Sandra!

  2. THANK YOU SANDRA. many things for so many people. you are a very caring person and your gifts will be appreciated by many. i have a cowl, and yes they are a very warm addition when you can tuck one end in your jacket and the other goes over the head with no air in between. NO COLD NECKS! love all the colors.GOOD JOB

  3. Wonderful donation Sandra. Lots more warm heads this winter. Love the cowls and seeing how they can be worn is a great idea.

  4. Thank you Sandra for this wonderful donation of hats mittens and cowls. I can tell that your needles have been FLYING! So many folks will be warmer this winter thanks to your efforts. Keep up the good work!


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