Nederlands Last year, we did a calculation on Maex.nl of the number of volunteer hours Stichting Wool for Warmth completed in an average month. The number will blow your socks off. 10,000 hours of volunteer work per month. Let me write it bigger. 10,000 hours of volunteer work per month. And we were trying to… Continue reading Honestly, we just need more volunteers. Everyone welcome, we will find the best place for you!
September was an eventful month for Wool for Warmth! With everyone back from vacation, we were back in full swing, receiving hundreds of lovely hand knitted items from our knitters and clubs. This month has been a lot of prep work for our busy season, which officially begins on October 10, International Homeless Day. On… Continue reading September 2023 Update
The Wool for Warmth headquarters in the SoZa building will be closed for the first two weeks of July. June 30 is the last day that we will be open and on July 17 we will be back to receive your donations of knitted goods or leftover wool. We hope to see you after our… Continue reading Summer holiday
It was a wonderful event. On the 10th of February, 2023, approximately 50 people attended the memorial dinner at the head office of Wool for Warmth in the Hague at the SoZa (Treasure Trove) building. Wool for Warmth remembers her yearly on the date of her death, she is the reason Wool for Warmth got started.… Continue reading Linda’s Annual Memorial Day
You are invited to the Annual Wool for Warmth Linda Huijsen Memorial Potluck dinner!! Please let us know if you are coming and how many people you are bringing. Bring some food, bring some drinks to share and bring some friends!!This is our annual celebration of the founding of Stichting Wool for Warmth and all… Continue reading Annual Wool for Warmth Linda Huijsen Memorial Potluck dinner
Zou het niet mooi zijn als alle daklozen vrouwen in Nederland een warme muts en sjaal zouden kunnen krijgen deze winter? Dat is het doel van het huidige project van de stichting Wool for Warmth. Het aantal geregistreerde daklozen stijgt volgens CBS-statistieken al jaren, en de verwachting is dat het zal blijven stijgen. 15% van… Continue reading Een warmere winter voor alle daklozen vrouwen in Nederland
Cathy was interviewed for the podcast Zorgradio RAZO Delft. Listen to it here!
Door ondersteuning van het Oranjefonds en Fonds Sluyterman van Loo hebben we het project van 6000 dakloze vrouwen in Nederland opgezet. 6000 mutsen en dassen worden gebreid om deze doelgroep van warmte te voorzien. Vandaag op internationale vrouwendag zit een groot aantal hiervan in the goody bag. Ready for pick up!
Stichting Wool for Warmth is growing and growing and growing! And today we opened an enormous new location in Delft. When we say enormous, we mean it. just have a look at the picture we took when we just arrived: Wool for Warmth's new location in Delft from 1 November 2021 Wij hebben ondersteuning gekregen… Continue reading Wool for Warmth opens Delft Operations!
This Christmas and New Year, the staff and volunteers are taking a well earned vacation! And thanks to Covid lockdown, we are combining the lockdown with our holidays so that we can have a big, long rest. We will be closed 20 December 2021 and reopen 10 January, unless the Covid lockdown is extended. Stay… Continue reading Closed for Christmas: 20 December 2021 until 10 January 2022
Sometimes the simplest things can have the biggest impact and a short deadline can bring people together to work on a single project. We saw this in action in the last week of October when four Wool for Warmth clubs and one church pulled together to make a comfort blanket for Achmed's mom. https://videopress.com/v/uLpPmQ9U?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata Stichting… Continue reading Many hands may make light work, but our team also made Achmed’s Mom smile!