Monday, October 25, 2021

CHALLENGE #44-2021 IS COMPLETE!

WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER

Beckley, West Virginia

Women’s Resource Centeoperates a 36-bed shelter (largest in the state) that has been housing victims of domestic and sexual violence since 1983.

SLIPPERS AND WASHCLOTHS

8 Women Small - DONE
20 Women Medium- DONE
7 Women Large   - DONE
3 Men/Teenage boys -DONE
7 Preteen Girls - DONE
7 Preteen Boys - DONE
7 Youth Girls - DONE
7 Youth Boys -   DONE
7 Toddler Girls - DONE
7 Toddler Boys - DONE
3 Baby girl booties  - DONE
3 Baby boy booties - DONE
85 Washcloths - DONE

PET COZIES
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.
3 X-Small (14 x 18 ) - DONE
3 Small (20" X 20")  - DONE
3 Medium (24" X 24")- DONE
3 Large (24" X 30") - DONE

Happy Hands
DAIS is very interested in the knitting/crocheting supplies.  They use it as part of their life skills group or as part of emotional safety planning coping skills. By providing them with the basic items needed to learn these skills, we can help them achieve their goals.

 12 skeins of yarn - DONE
 12 pairs of knitting needles - DONE
 12 crochet hooks - DONE
 12 pairs of scissors (blunt tip) - DONE
 12 yarn needles (large-eyed) - 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, please.
-Yarn: Worsted or bulky (#4 or #5)  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: We ask that scissors be children’s blunt tipped scissors for safety reasons and they are sharp enough to cut yarn.  

Please mail by:  November  24, 2021

Address: 

Regina Thomas, Ex. Dir.
Women's Resource Center
P.O. Box 1476
Beckley, WV 25802

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!

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