Tuesday, February 8, 2022

CHALLENGE #04-2022 is Complete

CHALLENGE #04-2022


Red Wing, Minnesota

Haven of Hope domestic violence shelter – A secure, 24 bed emergency shelter for people fleeing domestic violence. Services include support groups, safety planning, legal advocacy, information and referrals, and a 24-hour crisis hotline.
Kids Count – Kids Count provides support, education, and advocacy to youth ages 0 to 24 who have experienced neglect; emotional, physical, or sexual abuse; or have witnessed violence. This advocacy can include educational resources, emotional support, safety planning, crisis intervention, referrals, and information regarding healthy relationships, increasing coping skills, and other related topics


20 Women Small- DONE
25 Women Medium- DONE
10 Women Large- DONE
5 Men/Teenage boys- DONE
10 Preteen Girls- DONE
10 Preteen Boys- DONE
10 Youth Girls-  DONE
10 Youth Boys- DONE
10 Toddler Girls- DONE
10 Toddler Boys- DONE
5 Baby booties (neutral colors)- DONE
125 Washcloths-  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:  March 11, 2022


Christine Huneke
1926 Old West Main, Suite 104
Red Wing, MN 55066

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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