Announcement, heavy metal knitting, News, Press Release

Press Release for 10 July 2021: Winners Heavy Metal Knitting

WINNERS of the Heavy Metal Knitting World Championships 2021 “Resurrection of the Knitting Witch”, The Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands – 10 July 2021 – Stichting Wool for Warmth announces that “The Resurrection of the Knitting Witch” video is the winner of the Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship 2021. The Final was livestreamed 9 July… Continue reading Press Release for 10 July 2021: Winners Heavy Metal Knitting

Announcement, Event

The Resurrection of the Knitting Witch is a Finalist!!! Heavy Metal Knitting World Championships 2021

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

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.

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

Anniversary, Bequeaths, Donations

He just gave us his mom’s Wool Shop – De Breikorf! That Changed Everything.

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.