Wednesday, January 20, 2010

2 Hearts 2 Kaz : Mega Fundraiser!

CLOSED! Thank you to all who helped our mission trip! Winners will be announced ASAP!

We are very excited about all the items we have this month! We are so very very thankful to all who donated these great gifts and made this great giveaway happen!

$5 for one entry or 12 entries for $50 . Contact us at with your item #'s you want your entries to go to.

For more information on how to enter your name please email us at .

For more information about Two Hearts for Hope go to

Thank you for helping us improve lives!


#1 - Kindle Wireless Reading Device (6" Display, Global Wireless, Latest Generation): At just over 1/3 of an inch thick, this slim and lightweight reading device features over 400,000 books, magazines, and blogs. The Kindle Library holds 1,500 books, has a long battery life and a paper-like display that reads like real paper without the glare. New York Times best sellers and new releases are $9.99 unless marked otherwise!

#2 - Coby DP702 7-inch Widescreen Digital Photo Frame (Woodgrain): 7 inch widescreen digital photo frame displays JPEG photo files, plays MP3 and WMA music files. Photo slideshow mode with music, calendar and clock with alarm timer. Full-size USB port for use with flash memory drives, integrated speaker and full-function remote control. Wall-mountable design with detachable stand.

#3 - Build a Bear dress with bows: This great handmade dress fits a girl 4-6 (4 at the thigh, 5 below the knee and 6 above the knee worn with capris or jeans). Retail value $20.00 Included are two sets of hair bows. First set are 1-1/2 " grosgrain ribbon sized for age 3 and up. Second set is 5/8" and 7/8" ribbon sized for 12 months-2T.

#4 - Spoiled Silly Baby Blanket with Mei Tai baby carrier: Each Spoiled Silly baby blanket is handmade out of Minky Chenille to approximately 34x 30 inches. Winner can choose boy or girl color. Mei-Tai baby carrier is embroidered with beading and made from high quality velvet.

#5 - Crayon bag with Little Leaps "Grow With Me" learning system: The handmade crayon bag holds 22 crayons on each side for a total of 44 crayons in slots sewn on the outside of the tote. This bag comes with crayons and coloring books! Retail value $25. "Grow With Me" learning system comes with Leap ahead game. New in box, for age 9-36 months.

#6 - Beautiful handmade quilt: Back by popular demand, we have this one-of-a-kind quilt featuring aspects of the Kazakhstan flag in beautiful yellow and blues. This quilt is NOT made yet and will take APPROXIMATELY 6-8 MONTHS from when the winner is announced to ship. This quilt is truly gorgeous and will look great in any room of your home!

#7 - Monkabee t-shirt and blanket:The winner can choose a short ($8) or long ($10) sleeved tee and a 20x30 ($18) or 30x40 ($28) blankie. Visit Monkabee's shop on Etsy!

#8 - Green with Envy cuff bracelet by Leslie Dean Designs - This is just a fabulous and very elegant cuff bracelet. It is handmade and one of a kind. It is 2 "wide and covered both sides with a lush moss green velvet. The beautiful dark and light green costume jewel was once a beautiful brooch from the 30's. Inside the velvet is an adjustable metal cuff that is sized to fit most wrists and is somewhat adjustable. There is no doubt that you will get compliments wearing this bracelet! All your friends will be green with envy!

#9 - Children's bag with books: Mickey Mouse handmade all purpose bag is great for carrying books! This comes with five books for your 3-7 year old! Perfect for car trips and overnights!

#10 - $25 gift certificate to Kick Ass Bow's: Unique, handcrafted bows will look great in your daughters hair. All bows are custom, all of the time!

#11 - Ceramic Honey Pot: This honey pot is hand thrown and painted. Use for honey or sugar, this is a charming addition to any kitchen.

#12 - Original, abstract painting for a child's room: Liz Nelson likes to explore concepts or ideas in her paintings, often in a somewhat abstract and subtle way. She draws inspiration from poetry and the written word and enjoys mixing aspects of illustration with a more free form of painting. Painting will be approximately 12 x12. Winner will choose up to 3 colors and painting will include child's name and come ready to hang. Painting will take 30 days to complete. Contact info:

#13 - Relaxation Bundle - You are bidding on a Bath and Body Works spa basket that includes shower gel, body lotion, fragrance mist, and bubble bath. You also will win 4 handmade orange hooded adult sized bath towels.

#14 - Summer infant day and night video monitor: Monitor is new in box.

#15 - Summer infant bath and shower center with hand knit blanket, hat and scarf: Tub us new in box (baby not included). Lovely hand knit baby blanket in blue and white with hat and scarf.

#16 - Evenflo baby suite classic play yard and handmade blanket: The play yard is new in box with carrying case and does NOT include the bassinet. . Blanket is blue and cream with blue and lime green ribbon.

#17 - It's a Small World handmade quilt: The quilt is 45" x 45" and would be a good child's snuggle-up quilt or is certainly nice enough to be used as a wall hanging in a kid's room.

#18 - Summer infant bath tub with baby insert and handmade pink "lovie" blanket: Tub is new in box and shower is NOT included (baby not included) Retail value $39.99. Hot pink furry and hot pink fleece "lovie" size blanket with hot pink and light pink ribbon.

#19 - Handmade all purpose tote filled with 4 dozen gourmet cookies and glass necklace: This medium handmade tote is good for carrying anything. Retail value $20.00 The Cooks Next Door will make, package and ship 4 dozen gourmet cookies. Your choice of the following: White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal, Triple Chocolate, Toffee Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter, Molasses Spice. This Lady Moon Glass necklace is a unique, one-of-a kind, kiln fired glass piece.

#20 - Custom Boutique hand painted outfit: Winner will receive a custom designed outfit of your choice. Skirt or pants, long sleeve or short...the sky is the limit! Everything is hand sewn and painted! .

#21 - Diamond earrings with Lady Moon glass necklace: These gorgeous sparkling diamond earrings light up your face with a brilliance never seen before. They are hand crafted in stunning feminine gold mountings that display the diamonds to their maximum beauty. To be worn on any occasion, both casual and formal, these earrings will become an everyday part of your life.14K White Gold Round Diamond 4-Prong Stud earrings (3/8ctw, K-L, I2-I3).. This Lady Moon Glass necklace is a unique, one-of-a kind, kiln fired glass piece.

#22 - Baby trend car seat with two handmade blankets: Car seat is new, never before used but does not have a box due to damage (to the box only) during shipping. . 1 car seat size cream swirl and light blue satin with brown and brown ribbon . 1 white satin and white fleece "lovie" size blanket with lime green and brown ribbons

#23 - Handmade bracelet in Kazakhstan colors: Freshwater pearl coin bracelet, in shimmering blue and bright gold with sterling silver accents and love knots. Made by Cynthia Leonard

#24 - Refurbished Dell Model D505 laptop: Laptop is refurbished and has a 15 inch screen.

#25 - Rag Bag with scarf and glass necklace: 1 rag bag Camo/Black and orange with one pocket. . Beautiful black crocheted scarf and a Lady Moon Glass necklace.

#26 - Hand made, custom crochet and beaded socks for girls: Toddler up until size 13 children's shoe. Similar styles seen in Nordstrom, . Total pairs: 29 pairs, assorted. All are clean, new and unworn (except for the modeled ones.)

#27 - Quotable canvas art from Barnes and Noble: . Perfect for home or office.

#28 - Jazz 3.1 MP Digital Movie Camera: Camera is new in box! Camera details: Digital Still Camera, PC Camera, Video Recording, Mass Storage, SD/MMC Card Slot, 32MB Internal Memory, 1.5" TFT LCD, TV Out, 3 x AAA Battery, 4X Digital Zoom, JPEG/AVI.

#29 - Framed, original adoption poem: This is an original poem from an upcoming children's book. The size of the white frame is 11x14. This poem can't be copied or reproduced without the written consent of the author. This will look great in any child's room!

Tickets are $5 each or 12 for $50.

More donations delivered

In December Two Hearts delivered a container to Kazakhstan with donations (and the playground equipment). Yesterday some of the items were delivered to three orphanages: blind home (Almaty), youth transitonal home (Almaty), and a special needs home in Taldy-Korgan. Here are some photos:

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Mission Trip Raffle

We are putting together a fantastic raffle with many great items to benefit our mission trip! Some of the items so far are a Kindle, handmade bags, pottery and a painting. If you would like to donate anything, small or large, please contact us!

We are very thankful for the support thus far!

Look for the raffle later this week!

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Donations purchased!

In December we asked for your support to help a women's prison in Almaty. We want to thank all the people that answered our call and donated! With your support we were able to supply:

Diapers, shelving, 2 strollers.....

25 Pots and pans


14 radiators


2 irons


Sheets and blankets

100 plates, bowls and cups

Baby wraps

Potty chairs

Outdoor clothing

3 sleds

The women's prison also has a baby home so the inmates can keep their children. Here are some additional pictures of the children receiving their new outdoor clothing:

Thank you for making a difference!