Sometimes life throws you an unexpected bone. For Stichting Wool for Warmth, it is the Heavy Metal Knitting World Championships. It is our second time participating in this contest and each time it was an absolute blast! Started by a knitting group in Joensuu, Finland. They were being interviewed by a radio program and they… Continue reading The Resurrection of the Knitting Witch is a Finalist!!! Heavy Metal Knitting World Championships 2021
On Saturday, 19 June, we are hiring a van to collect furniture and stuff from two houses in Wassenaar. Lots of things, little space, needs to go online asap! Can you help us? We specifically need a van driver or two, a loading team, a receiving team, and a "put it all on line" team.… Continue reading Saturday, 19 June 2021, we need some big, strong people for the heavy moving and more people for the cleaning and sorting. Yes, we have another donation coming!
How best to increase our Team but to increase our Human Resources Team. Stichting Wool for Warmth is seeking to recruit a professional-volunteer based Human Resources Team to find us lots of volunteers - and we do mean lots. Are you trained in Human Resources? Do you have time to help a fast-growing, dynamic and… Continue reading Human Resources Team, Dutch and English
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!
Stichting Wool for Warmth Treasure Trove Soza Building Noord Ingang Wilhelmina van Pruisenweg 55 2595AN The Hague 10:00-17:00 every day. Other times by appointment We know what to do with donated wool: Open lots of knitting clubs and knit and crochet for the homeless. And also know what to do with old clothing: Donate winter… Continue reading Usually we say “Yes” but this time we said “Yes, yes, yes, yes, and yes!! The Treasure Trove/Schatkamer Second-Hand Store is OPEN for Business!
4 minutes later, we raised enough money through our fabulous volunteers so that Sammy could take the piano to his room. Grinning from ear to ear.
By the end of the Corona Virus lockdown, we plan to be fully prepared, certified, organised, and staffed for the fall. We are expecting a surge in homelessness, poverty, and loneliness caused by the Corona Virus and we plan to be ready.
It is exactly one year since the donation of our wool shop – The Treasure Trove – housed at Anna & Co in the SOZA building in The Hague. A bequeath from the son and husband of Door, the owner of the Breikorf in Voorburg. It was a donation that changed everything for Wool for… Continue reading He just gave us his mom’s Wool Shop – De Breikorf! That Changed Everything.
At Wool for Warmth, Yes! Is our favourite word. It opens up new avenues, leads us to new and often unexpected opportunities. Yes! started our charity. Yes! brought us a wool store donation. Yes! Started 70 clubs. Yes! brought us over 7,200 items of clothing to donate. We have said Yes! again. And now our… Continue reading Yes! Wool for Warmth Volunteers Rise to the Corona-Challenge!
Most of our volunteers and knitters are in the high-risk group for coronavirus so this pandemic is something we take very seriously. Instead of “circumstances-beyond-our-control” however, we are taking the “circumstances-within-our-control” approach. For all our volunteers, followers, and fans, we are making our coronavirus policy public. And in the spirit of Wool for Warmth, we… Continue reading Seeing the Positive Side of the Coronavirus while Following the Rules