Recruitment

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!

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!

Recruitment

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

Announcement, Recruitment

Honestly, we just need more volunteers. Everyone welcome, we will find the best place for you!

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 be… Continue reading Honestly, we just need more volunteers. Everyone welcome, we will find the best place for you!

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 ❤️

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.

Announcement, Corona Virus, News

Yes! Wool for Warmth Volunteers Rise to the Corona-Challenge!

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!

Announcement

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

Announcement, Corona Virus

Seeing the Positive Side of the Coronavirus while Following the Rules

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

Anniversary, Announcement, Event

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