"The financials have been updated above. That pesky red line has crept above the blue, but only slightly. Hopefully future efforts will pay off and beat out the red line for the rest of the year!
A note from Ronda:
"The bank balance is…"
"Thanks for your idea, Joy. It is wonderful when our members 'think outside the squares they make'!
At the present time we have the impression that Ronda has both the funds and the squares for blankets to handle the Mass Distribution, but…"
Knit-a-square relies on contributions of squares, hats, handwarmers and toys… and financial donations. Yes, financial donations! Without them, it would be impossible to organize, sort and deliver the massive influx of love that is received at the KasBarn.Expenses include:• A postal charge of $3.75 US for every parcel received;• Rent for the KasBarn;• Fuel for the KasVan;• A stipend for the gogos ($2 US per blanket) and another for Ronda’s ‘Right Hand.’There are several ways you can help…See More
"I was reading about the mass distribution in April and had an idea I wanted to pass along. What if we had KAS Shop items to support this distribution between now and the end of March? I'm sure there are additional expenses with this…"
"I posted a photo of the 'drop in the ocean' in the Photo section to remind readers of this discussion.
Arlene Guerin posted under the photo "Maybe our monthly donations could be increased by a few dollars? If we all increased our…"
"I have four family birthdays this month - two daughters and two grandaughters. While I was shopping today, I checked the birthday cards. They all seemed to be priced at $5-6. It was an easy decision to leave them on the shelf and…"
"Anne, thank you for bringing these to our attention again. Sometimes we forget what we actually have in our KAS Shop. These cards are great to have on hand for birthdays, get well, or just "thinking of you" cards.
" TOY SERIES NOTE CARDS
These six cards each feature a photo of a special toy, lovingly made by a member of Knit-a-square South Africa for the children we serve in South Africa. They are blank inside for your personal message and are…"
A member who was recently approved, James Pollard, started sending messages to members:Good Day,How is everything with you, I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and deemed it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on ( email@example.com…See More