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

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Crocheted Donations from West Virginia Help Ohio's Homeless

 Thank you Joanne from West Virginia for this thoughtful donation of crocheted and knitted hats, and scarves, and hooded scarf.  Shoot our friend Sandie P found the name for those a few posts back and I've forgotten what they're called.  Will scroll back and find it.
Scottie...found it.  Thank you Joanne for your thoughtful donation.  You can see there are a couple of matching sets of hats and scarves. 

As I post this we're having another rainy day here in Central Ohio, that makes it cool at night folks, even now.....even though there's a bit left in the month of August.  Please keep your hooks and needles flying.

Please remember folks, open lacy stitches aren't warm, and tend not to hold up well in the cold wet weather here in Ohio.  Stitches should be close together, please avoid using stitches your fingers can easily poke through and or you can see through.  Broom stick lace, mile a minute type patterns etc don't meet the needs of those we serve.

*Folks please remember not to knot and cut with knitted or crocheted items.  Knots are always the weakest link in any garment or project.  Always leave tails when changing colors or adding yarn and work in your tails to avoid un-raveling.**

Hats: 532+6=538
Scarves: 293+7=300
Socks: 101
Afghans: 15
Slippers: 69
Rain Ponchos: 55
Mittens & Gloves: 63
Cotton Washcloths: 217
Shawls, Sweaters, Vests, Poncho's, Skirts, and Shrugs etc. 13
Neck warmers, cowls, gators, wrists warmers/fingerless gloves and other misc items aren't tabulated; as well as personal care item

Reminder to everyone to please avoid using pastels, white, and beige.  Dark colors are best for men, women, and children.  Dark colors work for everyone and help with not showing the dirt as easily

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. Thanks Joanne for your lovely work. Lors of warm heads and hearts in this gift. It will be appreciated by those in need as the weather turns cold..
    It is Sept. 2 and school is starting here today. That means the weather is changing too and we are getting ready for what is to come. I am sure it makes the Homeless think too about the winter ahead. lets not let them down. GOGD BLESS THE HOMELESS.

  2. sorry about that, at this time of day i should remember my glasses as well as the homeless. or maybe all day!!!! :+)

  3. What a terrific donation Joanne! Thank you so much! Those items from your hook not only will keep those less fortunate warmer but will warm their hearts as well knowing someone took the time to create something useful just for them! Thanks so much for having a big heart for the homeless in Ohio! Keep your hook flying!

  4. Wonderful donation Joanne! So many nice things to keep the Homeless warm this fall and winter.


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