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
Many hands may make light work, but our team also made Achmed’s Mom smile!
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!
Persbericht 9 juli 2021
“Resurrection of the Knitting Witch” vertegenwoordigt Nederland in de Finale van het Heavy Metal Breikampioenschap 2021 In samenwerking met Niels Weerheim, Vaskimo Arts en Stichting Wool for Warmth Den Haag, Nederland, 9 juli 2021 – WTF Productions heeft bekendgemaakt dat het filmpje “The Resurrection of the Knitting Witch” mee zal doen aan de finale van… Continue reading Persbericht 9 juli 2021
Press Release for 9 July 2021: Finalists Heavy Metal Knitting
“Resurrection of the Knitting Witch” representing Netherlands in Finals of the Heavy Metal Knitting World Championships 2021 Collaboration of Niels Weerheim, Vaskimo Arts, and Stichting Wool for Warmth The Hague, The Netherlands – 9 July 2021 – WTF Productions announces the “The Resurrection of the Knitting Witch” video will advance to tonight's Finals of the… Continue reading Press Release for 9 July 2021: Finalists Heavy Metal Knitting
Human Resources Team, Dutch and English
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
Honestly, we just need more volunteers. Everyone welcome, we will find the best place for you!
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!
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!
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 ❤️
Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship 2020 is cancelled! The event is postponed to 2021
Bum. We were looking forward to this. Anyway, just to remind you, here is our video from the Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship 2019. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7t8M-q0Cdh0 Turn up the volume!! There are 5 different ways you can help the homeless: Wool for Warmth works without subsidies and every month we need to raise €500. Please help… Continue reading Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship 2020 is cancelled! The event is postponed to 2021
First Annual Linda Huijsen Memorial Potluck Dinner
Sometimes life takes a series of unexpected turns. 11 February 2017, Linda Huijsen died unexpectedly. Her husband Richard gave her wool stash to her friend Cathy because she was the only person he knew that could knit. And he told her to “do something good with it”. Cathy put a post on Facebook asking if… Continue reading First Annual Linda Huijsen Memorial Potluck Dinner