Year: 2023

Graphic of a Man Holding donations with text How to Get Donations from Businesses to Help your Charity

How to Get Donations from Businesses as an Individual

Asking businesses for donations can be a great way to collect items for a charity or nonprofit organization.  YOU want to help others, but it’s overwhelming.  Do they need Food Items? Clothing? Hygiene Products?  School Supplies?   I’ve volunteered with many different organizations and was able to direct thousands of items I received for FREE to […] Read more…

Aunt Ida Hat crochet tutorial

The Aunt Ida Hat: Free Pattern

I’m excited to share with you my favorite crochet pattern, from one of my favorite people:  The Aunt Ida Hat! Do you have a hero that inspires you?  My heroes were my Mother and my Aunts. Each of the sisters – Anne, Ida, and Lily – loved family and loved God, often having Bible studies […] Read more…

colorful Crocheted Dolls DIY Free printable tutorial

Crocheted Dolls: Use Up All Your Yarn Scraps

Here is an Easy Pattern to make Crocheted Dolls!  Children LOVE dolls!  They love something to cuddle, take care of, and sleep with.  These folk dolls are very soft and huggable. Hannah Ruth, is a lovely two-year old girl.  I spotted her cheerfully cuddling her new baby doll from her shoebox.  Her mother told me […] Read more…

bars of soap and soap bubbles image from Soap in Bulk post

Buy Soap in Bulk – Top 10 Best Places

So many ministries yearn for soap donations!  Blessing Bags, food pantries, shelters, Military and veterans groups, and even  Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes, all need soap.  I’ve shopped around for years checking prices.  With that research, I have compiled my list of the Top 10 Best Places to Buy Soap in Bulk.  At the bottom of […] Read more…

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