2017 - Year 9

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Delivery Locations:

  • Bloom Early Learning & Childcare - Plymouth
  • Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery - Minneapolis
  • Bethesda Lutheran Communities - Coon Rapids
  • Hillcrest Golden Living Center - Wayzata
  • River Oaks - Anoka
  • New Perspective Senior Living - Minnetonka
  • Hope Lodge - Minneapolis
  • Park Gardens - Fergus Falls
  • Little Blessings - Madison
  • Arbor Oaks - Andover
  • Hope 4 Youth - Anoka
  • Glen Oaks - New London

Project Donations were spent the following ways

  • $3245 - Goody Bags & Cards
  • $900 - Bloom Early Learning and Childcare Scholarship Fund
  • $500 - Support to a family that was going through a tough time
  • $740 - Crisis Nursery - Donated items from their "Wish Lists", including: 6 comforter/sheet sets, 20 pairs of kid's shoes, laundry supplies, first aid supplies, batteries, storage containers, etc.
  • $770 - Hope Lodge - Donated items from their "Wish Lists", including:  Tea, Cocoa, and snacks for their community kitchen.
  • $700 - Hope 4 Youth - Donated items from their "Wish Lists", including:  lot's of food, snacks and cookies for their food pantry, Men/s and Women's socks, toiletries and water bottles.

additional cool stuff

  • In October, I was honored at the Annual Fundraiser for Bloom Early Learning & Childcare (one of the places I have delivered Valentines and made scholarship fund donations to since the very first year).  I was their "Volunteer of the Year" -- it was so fun, and what an honor.