Sunday, June 7, 2009

While we were out....

It has been awhile since we blogged, the end of the school year has been a busy one! While we were out, the following families sent in donations for May! Thank you all!

The Birnett Family (VA)
The Blackburn Family (AL)
The Place Family (IN)
Mary McNab (MN)
The Reinhardt Family (CO)
The Combs Family (IN)
The Trawick Family (GA)
This weekend we had the pleasure of being invited to Kazapalooza as this year's charity. Kazapalooza is a yearly gathering of families with children adopted from Kazakhstan that aims to unite families and raise money for Kazakhstan charities. The weekend was amazing and we had a wonderful time. Thank you to all the generous families! With your support we raised $2590 for our playground project.

Thank you to the following families for bringing donations to the event:

The Falk Family (IN)
The Hochstetler Family (IN)
The Wilons Famiy, especially Tamar who collected donations at her birthday party!
Muriel Collison and Christ United Methodist Church of Deerfield, Illinois for organizing a shoe drive and collecting 50 pairs of shoes!
The Printy Family for their unbelievable and very generous cash donation.
"Project Playground" - We are excited to announce we are at the beginning stages of building a playground for the Children's Home in Almaty City. Our fundraising goal is $25,000. In addition to playground donations, each month our raffle proceeds will go towards this goal

We hope you consider donating to help these children. A little goes a long way! Please visit our website,, to donate.
THIS MONTH'S RAFFLE - This month will be raffling off a fantastic prize. For $5 you can win a Canon EOS Rebel XSi DSLR camera. All proceeds will go towards "Project Playground" in Almaty City. The winner will be announced on June 30th! Please visit our website today!
June is ART SUPPLIES month!

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