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Monday, January 11, 2016

First Donation of 2016 for Ohio's Homeless

 Thank you Nikki S, Deb D, Linda O, and Jason D for this awesome donation to start off our new year.  Nikki and Deb donated crocheted headbands, scares, cowls, hats, a shrug and a childs afghan.  Look at the nice variety.  Please click the picture so you can see all the goodies these fine folks put together.   Nikki has donated previously, but she reached out to some of her friends and got them involved so Deb, Linda and Jason are all new helping hands!  Welcome and thank you for joining Nikki in her quest to help Bridge and Beyond.
Wonderful personal care items were donated by Nikki, Linda and Jason.  AND Nikki and Deb included yarn.

The combination of everything in this donation will serve many people.  The sanitary napkins is something that's always in short supply at the various shelters.  Soap, deodorant, toothpaste and toothbrushes  round out the personal care items.

I'm going to try something a little different with keeping our stats.  I'm listing our end numbers from 2015 and will subtract our current number as means of keeping our goal in front of us.  I'll show the goal number in Red.  Let's strive not match last years numbers, but.........work towards even more.  Thank you for all you do.



2016 DONATIONS:
Hats: 468-4=464
Scarves:196-8=188
Mittens/Gloves/Wrist Warmers: 123
Slippers: 105
Rain Poncho's:  105
Cotton Washcloths: 454
Afghans: 24-1=23
Socks: 201
Cowls/Hoody Combo's, headbands: 18-6=12
Shawls and shrugs 2-1=1
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.

11 comments:

  1. I was humbled and impressed that my friends wanted to help!

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    1. I was thrilled you asked them, wonderful way for friends to work together.

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  2. Great box of so many items! These will help a wide range of people and the personal care items are always needed.

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    1. Good to see you again Yvonne, and you're right on the mark.

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  3. Great donation and I like the new way of counting.

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    1. Thanks Sandra, I may need to remind myself....old habits die hard, lol. But, I thought it might just help us.

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  4. Nikki S, Deb D, Linda O, and Jason D, what a great donation to start out 2016! Such a good variety of items. Sandy, that is an interesting way to count. We will be able to see each time where we are at. I agree with Sandra R, I like the new way.

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    1. Thank you Sue for your supportive comments for Nikki, Deb, Linda and Jason. Not sure why I hadn't thought of this method before...but willing to try it out.

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  5. Happy New Year! It looks like you are off to a great start. I think that is great thing about sanitary napkins-so needed

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