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: #29
Current: 30

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Donations for Homeless

Thank you Theresa A for this thoughtful donation of goodies to aid the homeless and others in need here in Central Ohio.  Quite a nice assortment of personal care items, cotton washcloths, socks, rain poncho's and hot pads.  Folks click to see the difference.  Notice the 5 pads on the left (blue-green, red-white and blue, mixed blue and brown, solid green and mixed red-white-brown), they are double thickness and will make a nice addition to the welcome packs Homeless Families puts together for families moving from shelter living into a permanent housing situation.

AND, also note in the lower right corner, the little blue and white packages.  Folks this is a really good idea....I never thought of it, but Theresa has included 2 emergency blankets!  I'm going to talk to Rae, our friend who feeds the homeless on Sat mornings to ask if this is something I should add to our list of things to collect.  I think it sounds like a real winner.  Good thinking on your part Theresa.  Stay tuned folks.

Many thanks Theresa, please keep up the good work.  Many people will benefit from your thoughtfulness!

Hats:     260
Scarves: 132
Mittens/Gloves/Wrist Warmers:  86
Slippers: 77
Rain Poncho's:   +95 +11=+106
Cotton Washcloths:  353 -6 = 347
Afghans:    14
Socks:  189 -5 = 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. Very nice donation Theresa A! All the personal care items, poncho's and other items are a great idea to send. Nice colors for the wash cloths also.

  2. Super donation Theresa! They are sure to be appreciated by their recipients.


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