Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Flier for Donny's Shining Light Fundraiser

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Here's a flier from Donny's Shining Light with more information about their 2nd Annual Yard & Craft Sale we mentioned in our last post!

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Saturday, July 16, 2011

Donny's Shining Light Yard & Craft Sale

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On Aug. 5th-6th, Donny's Shining Light, a local project in Illinois of Project Sweet Peas, will be hosting a yard sale/craft sale.

This event is made possible due to friends and family donating items to be sold. Every dollar raised will go towards buying or making items to go in the gift bags Donny's Shining Light delivers to the NICU.

Every little bit helps and Theresa sends out her heartfelt thanks and gratitude for all support sent their way. She helps other families who are in the same place she was once...please help her heart reach out to them. These gift bags offer such comfort and wonderful memories.

Questions? Email Theresa@Projectsweetpeas.com
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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

PSP 1st Annual Walk for Preemie Peas

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Project Sweet Peas' 1st Annual Walk for Preemie Peas is looking for the "Sweet Pea" of the walk!

Enter your preemie sweet pea for a chance to be named the event's "Sweet Pea"!

The Sweet Peas will start our walk, be named on our event t-shirt, announced at the walk, and have a poster about them hanging at the event! Plus get a free t-shirt and two free adult registrations!

Two Sweet Peas will be picked:
1. Grad Sweet Pea
Enter in this category if your preemie has graduated from the NICU

2. Angel Sweet Pea
Enter in this category if your preemie is now a beautiful angel

To enter your preemie go to: http://shannonsstar.com/sweetpea.aspx
Any preemie can enter as long as you are able to make the event!

Event details including dates and location can be found at the event webpage: http://shannonsstar.com/walk4preemiepeas.aspx

If you don't live close to the walk's location, consider making an "In Memory/Honor of" $50 donation and preemie's name will be featured on the event t-shirt and you will get one free!

Proceeds will benefit the main Project Sweet Peas' account and local project Shannon's Star.

E-mail kate@projectsweetpeas.com if you have questions or to donate.
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Thursday, July 7, 2011

Pirate Power Journals for July Fundraiser!

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Project Sweet Peas local project Pirate Power is holding a fundraiser: "Journals for July."

Pirate Power would like to collect at least 100 journals during the month of July.

All journals will be put in NICU care bags.

Journals can be blank or lined inside and can be spiral bound or case bound.

Journals can be donated in memory of a child. Please include a note with a name and/or DOB of the child the journal is being donated on behalf of.

Journals can be sent to:
Pirate Power
PO Box 54400
San Jose, CA 95154

Questions? Email project leader Stephanie at StephanieBrown@projectsweetpeas.com
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Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Kit's Muse Makes the News!

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Project Sweet Peas local project Kit's Muse was recently featured on the front page of their local newspaper: DeKalb County Record Herald. Below is an image of the article (it is not available online) - you can click to enlarge.

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MJ's Memories Wins Awards!

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MJ's Memories recently won the Organization of the Year award from the United Way and project leader Megan Skaggs was nominated for the Volunteer of the Year Award! A local newspaper interviewed Megan for these outstanding achievements!

You can read the article by following this link: http://cjonline.com/news/2011-06-28/united-way-announces-volunteer-award-winners#.ThS2bGEsbSg
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