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

Monday, November 3, 2014

Knitting Aids the Homeless

 Thank you thank you Joyce B.  This post concludes the very generous donation Joyce delivered to when she was here in town to support her family's participation in the Marathon.  If you're reading this blog for the first time, you may not be aware I've recently decided to break up large donations to have fewer items in each picture, fewer pictures per post so you all can better see the wonderful donations, AND in order to aid having a post more regularly (daily being the goal).  Many thanks Joyce.
Wonderful hats, scarves, and a cowl in the upper left of this picture.  Hats of many sizes and colors.  AND what a wonderful plus that you tagged all your hats with size!  Doing so speeds up the process for me in separating donations into the right bag for kids or adults, men or women etc.  Additionally, it speeds up time for the many big hearted volunteers to who help staff the various shelters.  The quicker items leave my house and get to the volunteers, the quicker they're in the hands of the homeless and others in need.  

Thank you Joyce, look forward to seeing you here often on Bridge and Beyond.  Please keep up the good work.  

Scarves: 347+4=351
Socks: 171
Afghans: 17
Slippers: 85
Rain Ponchos: 61
Mittens & Gloves:78
Wrist Warmers/Fingerless gloves: 3
Cotton Washcloths: 299
Shawls, Sweaters, Vests, Poncho's, Skirts, cowls/mobius,  and Shrugs etc. 13

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. marj in minnesota/42 degreesNovember 3, 2014 at 7:24 AM

    THANKS JOYCE. This was a real load of beautiful things. Each one better then the last. Very nicely done. Many warm heads and hearts here. Looks like you have something for everyone. Again thank you. God bless you and GOD BLESS THE HOMELESS.

  2. Wonderful donation Joyce! Such nice colors for all the hats and scarves. They all look so soft and warm.


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