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Een warmere winter voor alle daklozen vrouwen in Nederland

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

Announcement, Donations, News

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!

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!

Announcement, Awards, News

Eshete Fantaye – The Hague Volunteer of the Year 2020!!!!!

A satellite engineer by education, Eshete uses his skills as a project manager and trained engineer to manage the ever changing, every increasing collection of people and donations that is Stichting Wool for Warmth. Thank you Eshete, Volunteer of the Year 2020 ❤️

Donations, Uncategorized

This was our biggest wool donation yet. And we have had some big donations!!

Lea from Lizette Wol Handwerken en Hobbyartikelen in Voorburg called to say she knew of a woman looking for a place to donate an attic full of wool. Yes, you read correctly, an attic full of wool! So we said what we always say, Yes! And Lea put us in touch with Nathalie. Joke was… Continue reading This was our biggest wool donation yet. And we have had some big donations!!

Anniversary, Corona Virus

Coronavirus Survival Guide: The Treasure Trove gets a Spring Cleaning for its 1st Birthday. Boy, does it deserve it!

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.

book review, Corona Virus

The perfect book for the age of the Corona Virus

We reviewed this book to support Olga Mecking. Niksen, Embracing The Dutch Art of Doing Nothing by Olga Mecking It is my privilege to have received an advance copy of NIKSEN by Olga Mecking and, I confess, it was my intention was to read it over a weekend in March and write a quick review… Continue reading The perfect book for the age of the Corona Virus