Tuesday, March 29, 2022


CHALLENGE #11-2022 

Crossroads Safe House

Fort Collins, Colorado

Crossroads Safehouse first opened its doors to the Northern Colorado community in 1980 when it offered four rooms to victims of domestic violence.  Crossroads is now housed in a 29,000 square foot facility with 31 rooms serving victims and their children every day of the year.  Their team of 35 dedicated staff works hard to provide services including access to their emergency shelter with therapy, advocacy, legal advice, food, clothing and much more.

20 Women Small - DONE
25 Women Medium -DONE
10 Women Large - DONE
15 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 girl booties -DONE
5 Baby boy booties - DONE
140 Washcloths -DONE
Happy Hands:
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.
Mailing Deadline: April 29, 2022
Mail to:
Crossroads Safe House
Attn:  Sam
421 Parker St.
Ft. Collins, CO  80522

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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