Ellie's Birthday is fast approaching and we are once again celebrating her by giving back to the community!
The first organization we are supporting is The Pregnancy Centers of Central Virginia by donating newborn diapers, which they provide to new moms. Our goal is 50 packages of newborn diapers.
"The Pregnancy Center is a Christian non-profit organization focused on the needs of women in the Charlottesville, Albemarle, Culpeper, Orange, Greene, Madison, Buckingham, Louisa, Fluvanna and Rappahannock, Virginia Communities. We offer free and confidential pregnancy testing, pregnancy options counseling, limited medical services including ultrasounds, and medically-accurate information on abortion, abortion alternatives, abortion procedures, adoption and parenting in a safe and private environment."
The second organization we are supporting is Courageous Faith Fredericksburg, which is a mission that is currently targeting families that live in motels in the Fredericksburg area and sharing the love of Jesus with them. They often hand out hygiene supplies and food to families in need. As we celebrate Ellie's birthday our family will be putting together blessing bags for them to hand out. My goal is 100 bags, 60 adult bags and 40 kid bags. There is an online registry with the supplies listed that we are requesting https://www.myregistry.com/public/elliesbiggive. Things have come in from all over and we have finally organized it all and we are getting very excited!
And in a crazy last minute I created a t-shirt to help raise money for any supplies we didn't receive. The first round of t-shirts raised $580 in 3 days! Princess Strong people just continue to blow my mind and make me smile! Due to the quick turn around for the shirts, a few people missed the deadline, so we have reopened the link. The shirts are $15 each and can ordered up till February 1st. 20 shirts have to be sold in order for these to print, so if for some reason we don't sell 20, you will be refunded your money. If you are interested,
We will soon be celebrating in Tinker Bell style and I'm excited to once again honor Ellie's life! We appreciate all who have donated and continue to support us!
For there will never cease to be poor in the land. Therefore I command you, ‘You shall open wide your hand to your brother, to the needy and to the poor, in your land.’ Deuteronomy 15:11
Prayers, Praise, Pink