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Happily married for lots of years to great guy, mother of one wonderful daughter. I have lots of interests and wished I had more time to explore them all.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Helping Homeless in Ohio

A soft fluffy child's blanket/ghan crocheted and donated by Carol W.  I've laid this aside to donate in a different manner, as we don't normally have small children/toddlers in need at the shelters we support. It will be donated to Rae, our friend who feeds homeless folks on Sat mornings, as she has contacts where a pastel toddlers ghan would be more appropriate.

Carol is our newest pair of helping hands, and we hope to see you here again on Bridge and Beyond.  Welcome to the group.

Weather has been odd around the country with certain areas having extreme conditions.  We are temporarily warmer then normal, but...don't be fooled by that folks.  We're expecting winter conditions again in just a few days, so please keep your yarn, hooks, and needles busy.

Thank you



2016 Donations:
HATS: 475
SCARVES (Gators, Infinity): 329
MITTENS: 91
SLIPPERS: 60
RAIN PONCHOS: 206
COTTON WASHCLOTHS: 236
AFGHANS: 36-1=35
SOCKS: 135

**We started the year with the number of items we had donated last year, 2016; and will subtract our donations from that.  Using the end number for 2016 as the goal for the each item.  So, as the year continues you will see numbers decrease.  Our goal is to meet and surpass the number of items donated last year.**

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.

2 comments:

  1. Welcome Carol! The afghan will be loved by some child. Sandy, glad you found a good place to give the afghan to.

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  2. It's wonderful that you have so many resources and can make sure each item donated finds a home. Good job!

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