I finally managed to sort through the donations that came in over the summer. For some, I did manage a quick photo and post over on the Facebook page, but not on here because I wanted to feature them properly. Next time, I’ll do better and post quick posts to both.
Yarn donations came in anonymously. Thank you so much for these. If you see your donation here, let me know, so that we can thank you properly.
I also had two meet-ups – thanks to Kerri and Joanne for your generous contributions!
And there was an anonymous hats donation that came in. Well, I couldn’t find the name on the box/packaage/return label. So if this is your donation, please let us know so that we can thank you properly.
Hats, scarves and blanket from Diane K and Cyndy S. Thanks so much for your generous contributions!
We are off to a great start this year, and ready for the winter cold!
Thank you all for your help and support of the cause.
Here’s a cause that was brought to my attention, and although it’s not for the homeless, I was immediately hooked when I read that hats and scarves were needed for gifts for children who had lost their hair due to their medical conditions. Best of all, it’s being given to them by King Gopher – a therapy and helping dog! Isn’t that wonderful?
HRH King Gopher, THD
I know that you’re all busy these days with your Christmas gifts and other personal causes. But in between the soon to come hectic chaos, one can whip up a hat and scarf set for a child in green and purple colours (two of my favourite colours, by the way!)
Image courtesy of HRH King Gopher
Complete details on the cause can be found here.
I’m off to dig through my stash – I know I have green and purple yarn in the boxes somewhere.
Hope you join me.
Big donation in … Diane, from Clifton, NJ dropped off three boxes of hats, scarves, and gloves! Thank you so much!
And she has also nicely matched and bundled them up, ready for giving.
And this is the best idea yet … Buy the gloves, and then knit or crochet a hat and scarf to match the gloves, and you’ve got an almost-instant set!
Isn’t that a great idea? I don’t know how to knit mittens and gloves … why didn’t I think of that before? Those ‘magic’ one-size-fits-all gloves from the 99-cent stores are always good; I’ve seen some good ones on sale at Walmart’s too.
I’m getting all excited to start this up again, specially now that the cold winds are here.