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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.

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Sunday, October 30, 2016

Crocheted Warmth for Homeless in Need



Thank you Emily K for this thoughtful and generous donation of crocheted goodies for Ohio's Homeless.  Emily has crocheted cotton washcloths, mittens (some fingerless, some with mitten cover), and a scarf and hat.  She also included always needed socks and personal care items.  Something here for everyone.

I love the nice dark colors so suitable for our folks living out in the elements and those without easy access to laundry facilities.  

Thank you Emily for your on going support of the cause here on Bridge and Beyond.  Please know how appreciated you are, and how much you truly help those that need it.

Keep up the good work.

**For anyone new to the blog, the counting below maybe confusing.  When 2016 began, we started with the number of items donated the previous year and are counting down in hopes of hitting and surpasses the number of items donated last year.**


2016 DONATIONS:
Hats:     38 -1 =37
Scarves:  45 -1= 44
Mittens/Gloves/Wrist Warmers:  66 -3 =63
Slippers:   36
Rain Poncho's:   +106
Cotton Washcloths:  269 -9 =260
Afghans:  1 (wow folks, we're almost even with last year, so let's see how far beyond it we can go)
Socks:   108 -6 =102
Cowls/Hoody Combo's, headbands:   7 -1=6
Shawls and shrugs, ponchos, sweaters & vests etc +1
Misc: items like personal care, headbands etc 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 comment:

  1. Wonderful donation Emily! The colors you used are great for the men. The personal care items & socks will be very nice to have.

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