South Peninsula Haven House supports and empowers individuals and families impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse by advocating for justice and providing safe shelter, crisis intervention, prevention, and victim advocacy. "Since the beginning, you were there for me and my son. I won't ever forget your support, your understanding, your validation and your friendship."
SLIPPERS AND WASHCLOTHS
4 Women's Small - DONE
23 Women's Medium - DONE
3 Women's Large - DONE
3 Men/Teen boys - DONE
2 Preteen (neutral colors) - DONE
2 Youth (neutral colors) - DONE
2 Toddler (neutral colors) - DONE
2 Baby Booties (Neutral colors) - DONE
30 Washcloths - DONE
Pet blankets may be knitted, crocheted or sewn, but must be washable. Knit or crocheted blankets should be a tight weave, fairly thick (use several strands together or a single strand of #5 or #6 bulky yarn.) Suitable fabrics are denim, flannel, heavy cotton with batting in between layers and stitched from corner to corner so the batting doesn't bunch up when washed.
1 Small (20" X 20") - DONE
1 Medium (24" X 24") - DONE
1 Large (24" X 30") - DONE
HAPPY HANDS - This Shelter mentined that the women there loved these items , they had the best time chatting, laughing and sharing tips for knitting and crocheting. They even asked the Shelter management to buy more yarn for them !!
12 Skeins of yarn - DONE
12 Pair of Knitting Needles - DONE
12 Crochet Hooks - DONE
12 Pair of Scissors (Blunt Tip) - DONE
12 Large Eyed Yarn Needles - DONE
**You may send used knitting needles and crochet hooks but please do not send plastic knitting needles if they are bowed or bent. No 14" knitting needles.
** Worsted or bulky preferred. No partial skeins or balls.
**Knitting needles, 8" or 10", single or double point. Circulars are fine too.
**Preferred sizes for knitting needles are 7,8,9,10, 10 1/2, 11.
** Crochet Hooks. Preferred sizes are G, H, I, J and K.
**Scissors: All scissors should be children's blunt tipped scissors.
If you don't want to have to worry about shipping costs but would like to contribute to this challenge, gift cards are always welcome so that shelters can pick up supply they need. Gift cards at major stores, including Amazon, are always welcome.
Mailing Deadline: August 7, 2023
Attn: Leslie Scroggin
3776 Lake St.
Homer, AK 99603
If you would like to make a pledge on this challenge, you may send it via email to: ThePinkSlipperProject (at)gmail(dot)com or send it through the message box (top right). Please include your full name and city/state and category or categories and the amount of each you wish to pledge. If a size//gender category has already been filled, we will let you know and ask if there may be another size/gender that you would like to make and send. Our challenges are also posted in our Facebook Group ('PSP Challenge Group') and most pledges are made there. Please feel free to join our group there, too!