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, December 1, 2014

Crocheted Hats from Louisiana Warm Those in Need in Ohio

Thank you Sandie P for your thoughful donation of 3 crocheted hats, and for your long term and on going support of Bridge and Beyond.  The hats are navy, not purple, but sometimes those two colors just don't show up right in photo's...I've never known why, they just don't, at least not for me.  Sandie hails from the warm state of Louisiana, where she's often enjoying sunshine as she thinks about those in cold Ohio in need of help.  I think that's pretty special.  It's so easy when we're comfortable to forget others aren't.

Many thanks Sandie, please keep up the good work.  And a second thank you for tagging your hats with size, much appreciated.

**Folks remember darker solids work best for men, women, and children.  Solids often blend in better, and show less dirt then pastels, and bright colors who have limited ability if any to do laundry.  Those living out in the elements really prefer the dark solids, as they don't like to call attention to themselves in bold, or bright colors and designs.**

Hats: 751+3=754
Scarves: 371
Socks: 187
Afghans: 21
Slippers: 87
Rain Ponchos: 61
Mittens & Gloves:112
Wrist Warmers/Fingerless gloves: 4
Cotton Washcloths: 310
Misc. (Shawls, Sweaters, Vests, Poncho's, Skirts, cowls/mobius,  and Shrugs etc.) aren't tabulated.
Personal Care Items: Shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush, cream, hand warmers, lipbalm, floss, soap, shaving cream, razors etc aren't tabulated

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/ 9 DEGREESDecember 1, 2014 at 3:02 PM

    Thanks Sandie. Great hats. Super cold out here today. Not even making it to 10 degrees. Furnace is running like crazy. Sure glad I have one.

  2. Glad to help. The purple hat is really thick and warm. It should do well in those cold temps.

  3. Nice hats Sandie! Three more warm heads this winter!


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