Tuesday, June 28, 2022

CHALLENGE #23-2022 IS COMPLETE!

CHALLENGE #23-2022 is COMPLETE!

BINGHAM CRISIS CENTER

BLACKFOOT, IDAHO

The Bingham Crisis Center's mission is to work within the community to
help eliminate domestic and sexual violence, promote healthy non-violent
relationships by providing emergency services, shelter, individual and
group treatment, education and support services to survivors and their
families.

SLIPPERS AND WASHCLOTHS 

*July 4th holiday, slippers could be made with red, white & blue*

Otherwise, please make these slippers, for children, in neutral colors.

6 Women Small -DONE
8 Women Medium -DONE
4 Women Large - DONE
2 Men/Teen boys -DONE
3 Pre-Teen - DONE
3 Youth - DONE
3 Toddler - DONE
3 Baby booties - DONE
35 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.
5 Small (20" X 20") - DONE
5 Medium (24" X 24") -DONE
Mailing Deadline: July 28, 2022
Mail to:
Josephine Thyberg
288 N. Shilling Ave
Blackfoot ID 83221

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!

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

CHALLENGE #22-2022 is Complete

ASPEN - Abuse, Support and Prevention Education Network   

Challenge is complete!!

Livingston, Montana

ASPEN staff work with survivors to develop a plan customized to each individual/family.  Staff help find emergency resources and determine the next step based on the current needs and wants of survivors.  They know that no two cases of domestic violence are the same and that survivors may need a variety of different services

SLIPPERS AND WASHCLOTHS 

*July 4th holiday, slippers could be made with red, white & blue*

Otherwise, please make these slippers, for children, in neutral colors.

3 Women Small -DONE
10 Women Medium -DONE
3 Women Large -DONE
Pre-Teen - DONE
7 Youth -DONE
7 Toddler -DONE
3 Baby booties -DONE
40 Washcloths -DONE

Happy Hands
10 skeins of yarn -DONE
10 pairs of knitting needles -DONE
10 pairs of scissors (blunt tip) -DONE
10 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: July 22, 2022
Mail to:
ASPEN
411 E. Callender St.
Livingston, MT 59047

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

CHALLENGE #21-2022 IS COMPLETE!

FREEDOM HOUSE   is complete!

Princeton, Illinois

"Freedom House fulfills my dream of offering a safe haven to all women and their dependents.  Quiet comfort - from chaos, violence, fear and threats - all is now a reality for anyone who seeks it."  Nedda Simon, Freedom House Founder.

SLIPPERS AND WASHCLOTHS 

*July 4th holiday, slippers could be made with red, white & blue*

10 Women Small -DONE
17 Women Medium -DONE
10 Women Large -DONE
3 Men/Teen boys -DONE
5 Preteen Girl -DONE
5 Preteen Boy -DONE
5 Youth Girl -DONE
5 Youth Boy -DONE
5 Toddler Girl -DONE
5 Toddler Boy -DONE
5 Baby booties -DONE
75 Washcloths -DONE

Happy Hands
10 skeins of yarn -DONE
10 pairs of knitting needles -DONE
10 crochet hooks -DONE
10 pairs of scissors (blunt tip) -DONE
10 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: July 15, 2022
Mail to:
Amber Killian
440 Elm Place
Princeton, IL 61356

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

CHALLENGE #20-2022 is Complete

 Safe Passage Violence Prevention Center
Coeur d'Alene, ID

"Our confidential, safe shelter offers survivors of domestic or sexual violence and their children 30 days of safe shelter, on-site advocacy, safety planning, food, clothing, clean bedding, and hygiene necessities 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Case management is available to help survivors connect with services such as subsidized housing, employment support, transportation assistance, child care resources, and other services as appropriate. We  also partner with the Kootenai Humane Society so that victims can bring pets to the shelter—which helps sooth traumatized children who must leave home quickly."
SLIPPERS AND WASHCLOTHS
20 Women Medium -  DONE
10 Women Large -  DONE
5 Neutral Preteen - DONE 
5 Neutral Youth -  DONE
5 Neutral Toddler -  DONE
5 Neutral Baby booties -  DONE
50 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.
5 Large (24" X 30") -  DONE

Mailing Deadline 7/7/2022
MAILING ADDRESS
Annette Nolting
850 N. 4th Street
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814 - 3059

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!