Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Exciting News!

First of all the best news is after a comment left by our matching donor I realized I forgot to include that in the total amount made through Celines Giveaway plus $20 cash from a friend so you know what that means??
WE NOT ONLY REACHED THE GOAL BUT SURPASSED IT SO THE TOTAL RAISED WAS $1,020.00 & THAT ALL HAPPENED IN 3 MONTHS!!! Wow, THANKS EVERYONE AGAIN FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT THROUGH THE GIVEAWAY!!
2nd of all as you can see from the donation box someone has donated $100 more (I know where the $30 came from-thanks again! & the $13 came from donations from the step up for Down Syndrome walk that I put in) to Cora Lynne. If you read my blog, & were lead by the $5 challenge THANKS SO MUCH! I wish I had all the money in the world but I don't so it encouraged me to see more was added to her grant. I love her so much I would give anything to see her have enough funds & a family. If you do read this blog & are the person or persons who donated the $100 please message me (on my blogger profile) as I personally want to Thank you.
OVERALL TOTAL OF FUNDS RAISED FOR CELINE THROUGH CHANGE DRIVE, 2 JBF KIDS CONSIGNMENT SALES, & THE GIVEAWAY IS...$1,642.20! I could never have done this alone without my friends & family!! Even if I never get to meet all those who helped in real life know that your a blessing & I thank you ever so much for helping Celine and/or Cora Lynne! That was all done from August-November, only 4 months! Just imagine what that might do for her future family!
I have many ideas in mind to do locally for Cora Lynne, including baked goodies, & possibly wrap presents with proceeds split between her & Colton as my friend Christina is his warrior. I also have decided to babysit & 50% goes towards her grant so far $13 has been raised for her grant with more soon to come. I am planning on sending fundraising support letters to family & asking for donations for christmas gifts so we will see how well that goes. Stay tuned as I have more exciting posts about my experience with the Down Syndrome Walk & meeting Mackenzie, Oliviafest, & later today my 1st of the adoption story posts in Honor of National Adoption Month. I might try to sneak some posts in about some older kids on Reeces Rainbow who still need families but we will see if I can squeeze it in with all the fun stuff I have to write about LOL! Did you miss me posting or what cause now I am posting like crazy this month?

2 comments:

GrumpyJaxMomOf3 said...

So thankful that you have been so successful in helping these sweet girls <3

Patti said...

you are amazing, Leah- keep up the great work !