Monday, November 22, 2010

Stephen's Stroller Roll & More Deliveries!

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Kate, project leader of Shannon's Star in Pennsylvania, has a wonderful event going on benefiting the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh in honor of her son's (Stephen's) first birthday:


If you're interested in participating please contact Kate by emailing her at: Kate@projectsweetpeas.com.

We'd also like to share that Kate and Shannon's Star recently delivered 32 NICU bags and 120 name tags to Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and Magee Women's. The name tags were leaves hung by ribbons so the nurses could put the babies' names on them. They were delivered just in time for Thanksgiving!

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Thursday, November 18, 2010

2 Projects Make the News!

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On Wednesday, November 10th, local project Ava's Angels located in Minnesota made the local news!

An article appearing in the Sun Newspapers shares about project leader's, Lisa's, experiences with her daughter Ava, and shares about the local branch of Project Sweet Peas Lisa started in her memory.

To read the entire feature written about Ava's Angels please visit the story here.


Local project Hailey's Hope located in Alabama also made the local news in Illinois, where project leader Kristin is originally from.

The articles share about Kristin's experiences with her daughter Hailey and explain about Hailey's Hope. The articles came as a result of the school where Kristin used to teach at taking the initiative to bring the school district and community together to show their support for Kristin and Hailey's Hope by raising money and holding an item drive for Hailey's Hope's delivery coming up on Hailey's first birthday on December 1st.

The articles are not available online but can be read below (for better viewing click on the picture to enlarge).



We are so proud of all our local projects and so thrilled to be spreading the word and raising awareness about our cause!
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Friday, November 12, 2010

Pepsi Commercial Featuring PSP!

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Hey everyone!

Back in July Pepsi shot a commercial for the Pepsi Refresh Project featuring Project Sweet Peas. It originally aired on a local channel in Texas. We recently got a hold of the file and wanted to share it with you!

The video features project leader Megan of MJ's Memories and was shot at their local hospital, Stormont Vail. We'd like to add that MJ Memories delivered over 30 bags that day!


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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Shelby's Sunshine Recent Delivery!

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On October 29th local project Shelby's Sunshine delivered 70 bags to a NICU in Indianapolis, Indiana!

Project leader and mom of Shelby wrote this:

This was a wonderful delivery. We feel truly blessed to be able to help families with babies in the NICU. We were there with Shelby and understand the feeling of hopelessness. It is our time to give back, and it is such a great feeling.

Stephanie

Here are a few of the photos Stephanie shared from this amazing delivery!

Above: Shelby with the 70 bags!

Above: Shelby along with her mom and project leader Stephanie and the other girls

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