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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

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Crocheted Donation From Malmstrom Air Force Base Helps Ohio's Homeless

Thank you Sheena Y at Malmstrom AirForce Base.  Sheena has a group on base called The Crochet Club and they've gotten together and crochet hats, scarves, and slippers.  I don't know how many folks are involved in the Crochet Club or their names; but I can certainly see the size of their caring hearts with this thoughtful donation for Ohio's Homeless.

Notice the items made with red and gray for Buckeyes!  Also, click to enlarge and look at the cute hat on the far right lower corner.  How cute is that.  Some child is going to be really really excited.

Malmstrom Air Force is located in Great Falls, Cascade County, Montana.  It was built in 1941 and is named after Colonel Einar Axel Malmstrom, a World War II POW.

Nice work Crochet Club, and hope to see you here often on Bridge and Beyond.

Hats:      192 -18 = 174
Scarves:   113 -4 =109
Mittens/Gloves/Wrist Warmers:  75
Slippers: 77 -5 =72
Rain Poncho's:   +106
Cotton Washcloths:  316
Afghans:    12
Socks:   184
Cowls/Hoody Combo's, headbands:   8
Shawls and shrugs, ponchos, sweaters & vests etc 0
Misc: items like personal care, headbands etc and things don't fit into above categories aren't counted.

Please note the category of shawl, shrugs, ponchos etc has reached our little goal, same as last year of 1.........but please please please.........don't let that stop you from making more of these items.  Likewise note we've definitely reached our goal for rain poncho's.  Rain ponchos's serve many purposes so we will probably still need some....down the line, but not for awhile.

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 comment:

  1. A big welcome to the Crochet Club! That is a wonderful donation and you will be keeping lots of people warm. Love the slippers.


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