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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 24, 2015

Crocheted Afghans Make Perfect House Warming Gift

What an awesome afghan!  Nicely sized and colors that work for a man, or a women....as well as a family.  This beauty was crocheted by our good friend Cheryl S.  Nicely done Cheryl and please keep up the good work.  Cheryl has been a long time supporter of Bridge Beyond and has helped many Ohio's Homeless with her crocheted donations.  Do pop back in to see the remainder of her donation.

Afghans, for those who might be visiting here for the first time are donated to Homeless Families Foundations and are used as a welcome home gift.  Once a family transitions from shelter to their permanent housing situation congratulations are in order.  What better way to say congrats, and best of luck for the future then to give the time honored housewarming gift of a handmade (knit or crocheted)afghan.

If you quilt or know someone who does........we'd be happy to donated quilts for the same cause.

Hats: 389
Scarves 165
Mittens/Gloves/Wrist Warmers: 84
Slippers: 69
Rain Poncho's:  105
Cotton Washcloths: 364
Afghans: 21+1=22
Socks: 201
Cowls/Hoody Combo's/ 17
Shawls 2
Misc: items like personal care and things don't fit into above categories aren't counted

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. The squares are lined up perfectly! Great afghan and so much work!

  2. Very nice afghan Cheryl S! That sure will keep a family warm this fall/winter.


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