Project Donations were spent in the following ways:

  • $3245 – Goody Bags & Cards
  • $900 – Scholarship fund at Bloom Early Learning & Childcare
  • $500 - Supported a family during a tough time 
  • $740 – Donated items to the Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery from their “Wish List”, including:  6 Comforter/Sheet sets, 20 pairs of Kids shoes, Laundry supplies, First Aid Suppliers, Batteries, Storage Containers, etc.
  • $770 - Donated items to Hope Lodge from their “Wish List”, including:  Tea/Cocoa/Snacks for their community kitchen, Towel Sets (bath/Hand/Wash x 10), Food Storage containers, 5 DVDs, BINGO Prizes, mattress pads, cleaning supplies, etc.
  • $700 - Donated items to Hope 4 Youth from their “Wish List”, including:  lot’s of food/snacks/Cookies for their food pantry, Men's & women/s socks, toiletries (Shampoo/Cream rinse, shaving supplies, toothpaste, deodorant, etc.), 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.


2017 - Year 9

Raised:  $6854
Delivered:  615 Goody Bags & Cards to 12 locations:

  • Bloom Early Learning & Childcare
  • Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery 
  • Bethesda Lutheran Communities
  • Hillcrest Golden Living Center 
  • River Oaks 
  • Brookdale Assisted Living of Minnetonka
  • Hope Lodge 
  • Park Gardens (Fergus Falls, MN) 
  • Little Blessings (Madison, MN) 
  • Arbor Oaks 
  • Hope 4 Youth 
  • Glen Oaks (New London, MN) -
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