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

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Crochet Hats Donated to Aid the Homeless

Thank you Sandie P, for this thoughtful donation of crocheted hats and scarves for our Homeless here in Central Ohio.  Sandie hails from Louisiana, and is someone you probably all remember as one of the very first people to donate here on Bridge and Beyond years ago when the whole idea began.  I so appreciate Sandie's longevity.  

These hats have already been delivered and are no doubt already putting a smile on 5 grateful people's faces.  

We've had some very cool nights already folks, with frost, so the true cold weather isn't far behind.  Please keep your hooks and needles busy.  The Homeless truly need you, and the warmth you all provide.

Hats: 692+5=697
Scarves: 338+1=339
Socks: 171
Afghans: 16
Slippers: 79
Rain Ponchos: 61
Mittens & Gloves: 76
Wrist Warmers: 1 
Cotton Washcloths: 278
Shawls, Sweaters, Vests, Poncho's, Skirts, and Shrugs etc. 13

Neck warmers, cowls, gators,  and other misc items aren't tabulated; as well as personal care item

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. Sandie nice hats and scraf. the hats look like dc. nice donation sandie. Rosemarie

  2. marj in minnesota/42 degreesOctober 25, 2014 at 8:00 AM

    LOVE THE COLORS. also love the fact that these could all be good for men. These are dinfintely nice and big and warm. Such a good choice Sandie. Thanks again for all you do and for the length of time you have been doing it. Nights are cold here too, God bless the homeless.
    PS Is that double crochet Rosemarie? your eyes are better then mine:+)

  3. marj, it looks like its dc but it could hdc rosemarie

  4. Hdc is my favorite Rosemarie. What ever they are they are beautiful. Have a good week. Thanks for writing :+)

  5. Thanks! Yes, the hats are double crochet, worked in the round. The scarf is a bit shorter than I normally make them. I thought maybe a young boy? I hope it will warm someone. I happened across it in my completed box.

  6. Nice donation Sandie P. They will help some bodies stay warmer. Nice dark colors also.

  7. Sandie P you are always a faithful donator to our central Ohio homeless. I also follow your blog and learn so much from your posts. Thank you.


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