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Monday, January 5, 2015

Donations Help the Homeless

 Thank you Barbara F for your thoughtful and generous donation of hats, cotton washcloths, yarn, cowls, hats and a shawl.
Thank you for taking the time to tag your hats with size, it helps save time both here at my house and again at the various shelters.  Love the colors in the shawl, what a pretty combination.  Someone will be really happy to receive it.

Please keep up the good work, Barbara; we're thrilled to have you among us here on Bridge and Beyond.

I'm wanting you all to encourage each other by commenting on each others work, thus the need to see things better, which is why I'm including fewer things in each picture.   However, in recent weeks......we're running into a technical problem.  I have NEVER enabled those awful captcha's.  I personally hate them, find them hard to see and so have always chosen not to use them on ALL my blogs.  For some reason I've not been able to determine, even though it is NOT enabled on any of my 5 blogs, people are all of sudden are having trouble making comments.  It seems from those I've asked to test it, that people who blog do not have trouble, they do not get the captcha's, but those that are not bloggers are and some aren't able to see or hear them properly........therefore our comments are much lower...in fact, they've almost come to a dead halt which is very disturbing and hurtful to the blog.  I am continuing to investigate, but if anyone out there has a clue..........please speak up.  In the past people could use name and url, leave url empty if they didn't have a blog etc....now some are needing to sign as anonymous and add their names in the text of the comments.  I check my spam folder constantly for fear some of those anonymous comments will be directed to the spam folder.  But, in the meantime folks, PLEASE continue to try to leave comments on each others work.

Please stay tuned folks for totals.  All items received prior to the end of 2014 will be tallied in that year, even though the posts will appear in the year 2015.  

If you're traveling for the holiday, please be safe folks.

2014 DONATIONS:
Hats: 880+8=888
Scarves: 470
Socks: 193
Afghans: 29
Slippers: 108
Rain Ponchos: 61
Mittens & Gloves:120
Wrist Warmers/Fingerless gloves: 4
Cotton Washcloths: 329+2=331
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.

4 comments:

  1. Thanks Barbara good display of colors and items. You got very inventive with your colors and they are so nice. Like the red scarf and also the shawl especially. IT is cold everywhere now and all of these things will be much needed. MARJ IN MINNESOTA/-6 DEGREE

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  2. love hermoso podes poner traductor gracias beso

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  3. Nice donation Barbara! All those items will sure help to keep the homeless warm. Wind chill of -12 today here in MI. Winter has really arrived this week.

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  4. More warm head this winter. Well done Barbara! Thank you.

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