12,100 Items shipped as of January 2017!!

WorkForTroops is an effort initiated by Harriet Fritz in late 2009 to provide support to our troops by knitting and crocheting wool helmet liners, wool caps, and wool neck gators. The completed items are shipped directly to an individual or units overseas or to large organized support efforts in the United States who include these items in their care pack shipments.

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• LCMS The Voice Article from April/May 2010
• LCMS The Voice Article from December 2010/January 2011
• Nixa Xpress Article
• Christian Country Headliner Article
• Springfield News Leader Article
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The primary purpose of this web page is to provide a place where interested knitters and crocheters can easily find and download the patterns and shipping instructions.

Completed hats should be shipped to:

   Harriet Fritz
   1707 W. Elfindale, #18
   Springfield, MO 65807

Volunteers near Springfield, MO can drop items off at the above address or with the Church Secretary Redeemer Lutheran Church at:

   2852 S Dayton Ave
   Springfield, MO 65807
   Phone: 417-881-5470

   Click here for map to church
I'll be glad to answer any questions you may have.

My phone numbers are:

  Home: 417-379-3313
  Cell:    417 598 7170

Or you can send me an email at harifritz@workfortroops.com


Thanks for your help!

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