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: #16
Current: 17

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Stripped Crocheted Afghan to Welcome You Home

Thank you Gail B for warm stripped crocheted afghan.  The family who receives this is going to be very happy and warm.  For those who may be reading this blog for the first time, we knit and crochet and donate afghans to help families celebrate their future.  When a family leaves a shelter and moves into their permanent home, welcome home packages are put together.  These are items to help them get started again, to give them a pat on the back for putting their lives back together, and we add afghans to those packages.  They keep families warm, they give them a pat on the back, and hope for the future to be brighter.

Gail has been a very long time supporter of Bridge and Beyond.  She and I first became acquainted over on Crochetville.  She does beautiful work.

Thank you Gail!

She's also crocheted scarves, and included socks.  All items will be so very much appreciated.  

Recently, I decide to pile less in a picture so you all could better see the awesome donations, so stay turned..........they're will be additional pictures and posts of Gail's donation.

**Does anyone know how to change the font on the blogs?  I see options when typing a post, but can't find where to change it from default to this larger style which I much prefer.

Hats: 596
Scarves: 323+2=325
Socks: 110+6=116
Afghans: 15+1=16
Slippers: 77
Rain Ponchos: 61
Mittens & Gloves: 68
Cotton Washcloths: 247
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

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 Gail. I am sure your lovely afghan will be much appreciated by a family going home. Also the scarves and socks will hopefully reach someone under the bridge that needs them more and more as the days get colder. Rain and cold here today in Minnesota, cannot imagine it is much better in Ohio. Continue the good work. GOD BLESS THE HOMELESS.

  2. Love the afghan Gail! Looks so warm, a family will love it. Very nice donation. It is getting cool here in MI also. High of 51 for Sat. Yes, God Bless the Homeless. And may God bless all of you who take the time and money to give to the homeless.


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