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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.

Friday, September 30, 2016

write mary hoyl 3 scarves and 10 scarves 2 boxes




2016 DONATIONS:
Hats:     120 - 17 =103
Scarves:  94 -1=93
Mittens/Gloves/Wrist Warmers:  66
Slippers:   40
Rain Poncho's:   +106
Cotton Washcloths:  274
Afghans:  8
Socks:   124
Cowls/Hoody Combo's, headbands:   7
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.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Hats for Homeless

Thank you Kate G for this generous donation of knitted hats.  Kate has loomed a variety of sizes here which will serve to warm many heads.  AND yes....it's that time of year already where this is an issue.  While we're having still nice sunny days, our nights have gotten cool, and damp.  The fog this am, as I write this past hasn't yet cleared and it's 9AM.  It's not much better than it was at 6 AM.  It's very damp, you can look out and see the moisture hanging on spider webs and know it can't be comfortable for those living in the elements, even though it's only mid September.  A hat serves to warm and keep dry....being wet makes everyone colder.

Nice work Kate, many thanks for your thoughtfulness in aiding Ohio's Homeless.  Please keep up the good work.

2016 DONATIONS:
Hats:     120 - 17 =103
Scarves:  94 -1=93
Mittens/Gloves/Wrist Warmers:  66
Slippers:   40
Rain Poncho's:   +106
Cotton Washcloths:  274
Afghans:  8
Socks:   124
Cowls/Hoody Combo's, headbands:   7
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.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Fall is Here, Homeless Need YOUR Help.

Thank you Mary C for this thoughtful donation.  LOVE the variety of sizes, colors and styles of crocheted cotton washcloths!  Rounds, square...big and small.  You really covered it all.  Mary's also included 2 nice warm hats in great dark colors.

As we gear up for Fall, now that summer's past we're reminded that homeless people do best in darker colors.  They don't have means to do laundry so darker colors work well to not show the dirt...AND darker colors help them not call attention to themselves.  Bright, bold, and pastels aren't as suitable for our friends living in the elements.

Many thanks Mary for your support, hope to see you here often on Bridge and Beyond, as we work to warm Ohio's Homeless.

Please keep up the good work!

2016 DONATIONS:
Hats:     122 - 2 = 120
Scarves:  94 -1=93
Mittens/Gloves/Wrist Warmers:  66
Slippers:   40
Rain Poncho's:   +106
Cotton Washcloths:  281 - 7 = 274
Afghans:  8
Socks:   124
Cowls/Hoody Combo's, headbands:   7
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.

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