WarmforWinter is a beautiful local homeless awareness, networking and direct gifting project.
45,500 handmade hats & scarves gifted to date!

*Please visit this WfW web page for updated information

as in 2017 we are networking and advising.

Between 2006-2016 yearly in October, Our wonderful partner  Pacific Fabric stores have collected for the WfW project and WfW then delivered the gifts in

four counties the weeks before Thanksgiving.

WfW also participated in the lovely Blessings of the handmade Hats and Scarves Services. 57 Interfaith and or Ecumenical services have been held over the last ten years just before Thanksgiving. 

*The WarmforWinter Project had been 501(c)3 sponsored by

The InterfaithNetwork of Washington  and is not affiliated with any of Janice Tufte's other projects.

Mary BacZewski- WarmforWinter

Scholarship aWARD

On June 16th, 2014 WarmforWinter founder with Mosa Baczewski presented a $500 scholarship and certificate to scholar recipient Ms. Guroglu. A Kamiak HS 2014 graduate had composed a compelling and inspirational essay then sent to our Baczewski scholarship committee. This scholarship fund will go towards Ms. Guroglu's Fall 2014 tuition. Ms. Guroglu was chosen with her involvements in school, athletics and charity. Memorial scholarship in MaryBaczewski's name.

Contact Janice at warmforwinter1@yahoo.com     
 or call 206-769-0118

The WarmforWinter Project

This past October 2016, WarmforWinter partner Pacific Fabrics collected almost 2,000 handmade hats and scarves marking their 10th Year! Thank you All!! This year WfW will be advising handmade gift makers where they are able to deliver their beautiful creations themselves as well. You are welcome to send out below materials for sharing WfW opportunities with your friends.  Thank you for all of your gorgeous handmade items gifted to our local homeless neighbors.

Following should be updated:

WarmforWinter 2016 brochure  HERE

           WfW 2016 Flier  HERE

​Shelters to gift WfW items to HERE

Please visit our

WarmforWinter facebook

page and like!

2016 Blessing Services Feel Free to bring your handmade gifts to:

​10.23.16  8:45 & 11AM Services Newport Presbyterian

11.14.16  Noon Blessing Service Bremerton United Methodist 

Other Events

12.10 Celebrate Kids Gifting

Past Services 2015- *The 29th Annual Celebration of Gratitude at Thanksgiving Service was held

   Sunday, November 22nd 2-4PM at First AME Church in Seattle 1522-14th Ave Seattle, WA

*Thank you for your Handmade Hats and Scarves gifted at any of these Services, Blessed then gifted to our local homeless neighbors

October 25  Newport Presbyterian Bellevue Annual WfW Blessing Sunday both services (135 items blessed/ gifted)

November 12  St. James Cathedral Seattle Annual Mass for Deceased Homeless Thursday 5:30 PM ( gifts for Syrian Refugees)

November 15  Interfaith Community Sanctuary Ballard Annual Blessing of Handmade Hats and Scarves Sunday10AM (potluck follows)

November 16 Bremerton United Methodist Bremerton Annual WarmfortheWinter Service/ Chili Feed w/local homeless Monday Noon

​* St. Francis of Assisi, Our Lady Guadalupe, Mary Queen of Peace, St. John the Baptistall collect items and some have Services

Schools, community centers, organizations all gifting handmade hats and scarves while bringing awareness to the issues of local unhoused, and warmth to our local homeless neighbors.

Educational Consulting    HASSANAH         

Catalyst for Positive Change


Thank you for visiting WarmforWinter at The Annual Downtown Fair April 26th, 2015 1-4PM at 1902 2nd Ave Seattle More HERE