Sunday, August 30, 2009

Our First Fundraiser...SUCCESS!!

On Saturday, August 29th we launched our first ever fundraiser with the help of several close friends. The fundraiser exceeded our expectations!! Between the tremendous efforts of the raffle ticket sales and your extremely generous donations Love, Olivia raised $2300!! Additionally, we received 3 BIG bags of clothing for special needs families. We were just absolutely blown away with the amount of donations received at the first fundraiser. Work to get out "thank you" notes of appreciation are underway for everyone that has donated to our cause in some way.

Every time that I think about it, like now, tears of JOY AND APPRECIATION stream down my face. We are very grateful to you for all of the support, generous donations, and the extremely kind words of encouragement. We are so very blessed to be connected to all of you and that you are a part of this journey.

By the end of this week, a package of clothing, toys, and a donation check will be distributed to each of the families. If you did not have an opportunity to read Paul Goodwin's or Joseph Seaverson's inspiring journey's, they will be posted here soon. Please watch for those heart-warming stories!

Again, thank you for your tremendous support. You truly make a difference in this community.

Karen Thernka & Kjell Framnes