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, March 12, 2014

Knitting and Crocheting to Help Homeless

Thank you Marie P from Tennessee for this thoughtful donation.  Not a good picture at all, darn it folks.  Marie's has donated some personal care items, a scarf, hat, and 3 pairs of socks.  The contrast in the black and orange seem to make it hard to see...that and it was a very dark gloomy day when I took the picture; not that we've many that haven't been.  

Thank you Marie for tagging the hat with size, I really appreciate that and know the volunteers at the shelters do too.

**Wonder what to make?  Check the tabs across the top of the blog, hats, scarves, mittens, slippers etc. each item we collect has it's own tab with necessary information about size, color, and fiber as well as patterns you might enjoy using.  There's a tab for knitted and crocheted cotton washcloths, and afghans.  If you have a question you don't find the answer to in those tabs, please leave a comment, or use the contact form in the right side bar, or email me at sandycrochet@gmail.com

March and April we're focusing on men and all things they need like hats, scarves, mittens, slippers, socks, personal care items etc.  

2014 Donations:
Hats: 255+1=256
Scarves: 92+1=93
Socks: 46+3=49
Afghans: 11
Slippers: 25
Rain Ponchos: 
Mitten: 9
Cotton Washcloths: 118
Shawls, Sweaters, Vests, Poncho's, Skirts, etc. : 5
Neck warmers, cowls, gators, wrists warmers and other misc items aren't tabulated; as well as personal care items.

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. Thank you so much Marie for your wonderful donation! I really love that orange hat! And I know for sure that somebody's neck and feet will be warmer thanks to you! Thanks also for the personal care items as they are so needed too.The picture is dark as Sandy said so I can't tell if your items are knitted or crocheted but no matter which.......keep you hook or needles FLYING!

  2. marj in minnesotaMarch 12, 2014 at 7:22 AM

    Thanks Marie. Love the combination of the orange and gray. Definitely a lovely donation, and as Sally said someone is going to be nice and warm. The days are definitely improving although I hear there is another storm crossing the country. This has got to end soon. Beautiful weather here, in that we are melting stuff like crazy Always a good sign. Again Marie, Thank you for helping the Ohio Homeless.. GOOD JOB.

  3. Nice donation Marie! The colors look real good for the men.
    Got 8 inches of snow here in MI on Tues night & Weds thru the day.


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