Mission Statement

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: #16
Current: 17

Monday, December 26, 2016

Donating Knitted Cotton Washcloths Helps The Homeless

Thank you Sue S for this thoughtful donation of beautiful knitted cotton washcloths.  LOVE the variety of colors.  Cotton Washcloths have several purposes.  They are used both as dishcloths and as washcloths for bathing.  People love them.  Men and Women both use them.  They are given to our friend Rae for the folks living out in the elements, and they are donated to various shelters.  The shelters use them both when folks spend the night in a shelter, as well as when families transition from shelter living to permanent housing in their welcome home packs.

Many thanks Sue, and please keep up the good work.  

If you're a person who would like to help those in need, but don't knit or crochet, please scroll back one post and consider donating meals to feed those who are hungry through a Go Fund Me Account.  Please think about donating even $5.00 instead of buying yourself a cup of coffee at Starbucks or some other shop while out and about.

**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.**

Hats:    +13(Look we've past last years mark)
Scarves:  +174 (We've past last years mark)
Mittens/Gloves/Wrist Warmers: 42
Slippers:   16
Rain Poncho's:   +106 (We past last years mark)
Cotton Washcloths:  240 -10 = 230
Afghans:  1 (wow folks, we're almost even with last year, so let's see how far beyond it we can go)
Socks:   82
Cowls/Hoody Combo's, headbands:  +2  YIPPEE, we've past last years mark!
Shawls and shrugs, ponchos, sweaters & vests etc +2
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. Thank you. I am so glad you liked the wash cloths. I like doing a variety of colors.


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