Feed My Starving Children

Another fun trip to volunteer for Feed My Starving Children. If you are looking for a way to get your whole family involved for an afternoon of fast paced volunteering with music and tons of nice people, I highly recommend signing up to help with a mobile pack. About FMSC: “Founded in 1987, Feed My…

Open Arms Adoption

This was our first time volunteering for Open Arms Adoption in Streetsboro, Ohio. The organization was preparing for their annual golf outing fundraiser. We spent the morning filling bags for each golfer. Even if you only have a few hours to give, but want to make a difference, there are so many organizations in our…

Placemats for Mobile Meals

My friends and I wanted to do another project that focused on the homebound. I reached out to Mobile Meals in Akron, Ohio and this was the response I received. “Thank you for your interest of doing Β a volunteer project for Mobile Meals. Mobile Meals is a not-for-profit organization that serves meals daily to people…

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

I want to thank all of you for your support of my volunteer activities over the past few years. Without the donations of time and finances from my friends, family and those I have connected with online, I would not have been able to reach out to so many. I am especially thankful for the…

Preemies of the Carolinas

  My friends and I recently completed a project for Preemies of the Carolinas. We sewed 96 hearts in an attempt to spread love to families and their infants going through a difficult time. If you have even the smallest knowledge of sewing (as we do), consider making a donation to this cause. “Inspirational Hearts…

Sack Lunches for Freedom House

“Freedom House exists to provide emergency shelter to those veterans in a housing crisis, while also providing support, advocacy and referrals to encourage self-sufficiency and movement towards permanent housing”. My friends and I got together to pack lunches for the residents of Freedom House. We so appreciate their service to our country and the sacrifices…

#givewarmthspreadlove

I would love for you to join me in my latest project – #givewarmthspreadlove. My goal is to provide pieces of warmth (gloves, hats, scarves, socks, etc.) in an effort to spread πŸ’›Β to people in all 50 states. Follow #givewarmthspreadlove on Instagram to learn about all the fun ways in which you can become involved…

Letters to Service Men and Women

Thanks to my grandmother for making these awesome cards for us!! We wrote a personalized message and a thank you in each one. We so appreciate all our service men and women are giving and sacrificing for our freedom. We are sending our cards through A Million Thanks. Check out their website to see how…

Gifts of Warmth in Akron

Last year my friends and I hung 61 bags of homemade scarves, hats and gloves on the Market Street bridge in downtown Akron. Last year we hung 55 bags, for a total of 116 items of warmth. We are so thankful to our parents who helped us sew/knit the gifts. #givewarmthspreadlove  

Gift Wrapping for MCH

Wrapping gifts each year for Miller Community House has become one of our favorite things to do. The wonderful staff at MCH always has the donated gifts organized for us and ready to go. We pick them up, wrap them and deliver them back to MCH in time for the holidays. It is so heartwarming…

Cookie Plates for SOS

We had so much fun putting together cookie plates for Street Outreach Services again this year – baking, decorating, singing. We created 25 plates for homeless teens who drop into the center. Hoping the care that went into making the plates could be felt by the people who eventually enjoyed them.

Blessing Bags

Throughout the year many kind people passed hygiene supplies along to me for Ray’s Hope. I sewed blessing bags and divided the supplies, added snacks and a couple of other items like socks to donate to SOS along with our contribution to their Thanksgiving dinner. I am so grateful to everyone who has supported and…