Tuesday, February 15, 2022

CHALLENGE #05-2022 is Complete

CHALLENGE #05-2022

Artemis House

Spearfish, SD 57783

In November 2019, Victims of Violence Intervention Program (now known as Artemis House) celebrated 40 years of serving people affected by domestic violence and sexual assault in the Northern Black Hills Area of SD. The need was discovered in 1979 when a survey was conducted to assess the need for direct services in the area of South Dakota.


15 Women Small- DONE
30 Women Medium- DONE
5 Women Large- DONE
8 Men/Teenage boys-  DONE
6 Preteen Girls- DONE
6 Preteen Boys-  DONE
6 Youth Girls-  DONE
6 Youth Boys-  DONE
6 Toddler Girls- DONE
6 Toddler Boys- DONE
4 Baby Girl booties- DONE
4 Baby Boy booties- DONE
100 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.

6 skeins of yarn- DONE
6 pairs of knitting needles- DONE
6 crochet hooks-  DONE
6 pairs of scissors (blunt tip)- DONE
6 yarn needles (large-eyed)-

-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 18, 2022


Artemis House
Attn:  Stephen
P.O. Box 486
Spearfish, SD 57783

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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