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Happily married for lots of years to great guy, mother of one wonderful daughter. I have lots of interests and wished I had more time to explore them all.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

New Helping Hands Makes Special Delivery for Ohio Homeless

 Thank you Laura J from Ohio for this bountiful donation.  Laura is our newest pair of helping hands.  Thrilled to have you join our group.  Special thanks for delivering this to my door.  Hopefully next time we can meet face to face.  I always enjoy that, but my schedule didn't permit it this time round.  Laura has included lots of person care items from lip gloss to shampoo, soap, conditioner, tooth brushes, folding cups, hand sanitizers, mouth wash, lotion, soap containers, toothbrush containers and more.  The folks under the bridge and the shelters are always in need of these items.  Many thanks.  I collected some on my recent travels that I tossed in the collection bag with your goodies.
 She's knitted hats and scarves in many colors and many sizes.  AND she's tagged them with size for children, adult men, and adult women.  Perfect!
 She's also knitted some pretty awesome poncho's with Lion Brand Homespun yarn in some fantastic colors.  Here's one spread out....very lovely.
 Another different colored poncho on left and a beautiful shrug on the right.  Those who receive these will be thrilled not only to be warmer but to wrapped in such lovely creations.
Cotton Crocheted Washcloths, and more personal care items.  Truly a wonderful donation.  There are more poncho's and hats and scarves but, my camera's battery died as I was taking pictures, so it's currently plugged in and I will post more pictures of these poncho's once it's charged.  Please stay tuned.  

Thrilled to have you join us Laura and look forward to seeing you here often on Bridge and Beyond.  Keep up the good work.

2014 Donations:
Hats: 361+13=374
Scarves: 239+4=243
Socks: 49
Afghans: 11
Slippers: 39
Rain Ponchos: 5
Mitten: 16
Cotton Washcloths: 130
Shawls, Sweaters, Vests, Poncho's, Skirts, and Shrugs etc. : 5+3=8
Neck warmers, cowls, gators, wrists warmers and other misc items aren't tabulated; as well as personal care items

**Did you see yesterday's post?  If not please scroll back.

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.

2 comments:

  1. WELCOME Laura!! What a wonderful first time donation! I just love all the goodies that you sent along with the knitted/crocheted items. You did a great job with all the different colors, both men and women are covered in this donation.

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  2. Thank you and welcome Laura! Awesome donation!

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