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!
Nederlands 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… Continue reading Press Release for 10 July 2021: Winners Heavy Metal Knitting
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
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.
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 ❤️
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.
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