Warm Up Cleveland

Grab your knitting needles, crochet hooks or sewing machine and start crafting to help our neighbors in need stay warm this winter. All donated items will be distributed to local charities. Items may be dropped off year-round at any library location.

Warm Up Cleveland Supports

Neighborhood Pets – Neighborhood Pets is a community-based non-profit 501(c)3 organization that cares about people and the animals they love. Neighborhood Pets provides low cost wellness care, a free spay/neuter program, a pet food bank, veterinary care assistance, low cost pet supplies, counseling and other resources to the people we serve.

Providence House Crisis Nursery – for children from birth to age 6 whose parents voluntarily surrender their children when their family is in crisis for any reason.

West Side Catholic Center – operates walk-in and social services centers open to anyone in need as well as a shelter for women with children.

Laura’s Home – a shelter for women and children which is part of the City Mission family of service organizations.

2100 Lakeside Men’s Shelter – serves homeless men in the city of Cleveland.

Asian Services in Action – serves Asian immigrants

Esperanza, Inc. – serves Hispanic families in Cleveland.

Mary’s House – provides a safe place and offers support services and referrals to women struggling with addiction.

Community Women’s Shelter – serves homeless women and those transitioning out of homelessness.

Pathways Family Outreach Center – part of the City Mission family of services, serves families and individuals of all ages.

West Haven and Next Step Youth Shelters – serves young adults ages 19 – 24, especially young people who have aged out of foster care and county custodial care and are in need of shelter, job training and assistance and services to help them establish themselves in the absence of a family or other support network.

Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland – serves to strengthen families and individuals in both the Jewish and general communities and is committed to enhancing every individual’s ability to thrive in the community.

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, Cleveland Office – established in 1916, the International Services Center has served refugees and immigrants for 100 years. ​We open doors for uprooted people, helping the world’s most vulnerable rebuild their lives. We are part of a nationwide network that breaks through social, cultural, and economic barriers so previously interrupted lives can flourish. The first welcome begins with navigating American culture, laying solid foundations for a fresh start, and making essential community connections to successfully integrate into our community.

For more information contact Outreach and Programming Services at 216-623-2921 or OPS@cpl.org