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Apr 10, 2007

Fundraiser Blog Candy

So, is it actually Blog Candy if I'm asking you to do something? I hope so, because what I'm asking is easy. Would you consider giving even just a dollar to a breast cancer fundraiser?

My friend Sarah Scaletta is participating in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer on May 19th and 20th in Boston. The weekend consists of marathon length walk on Saturday and a half marathon on Sunday. Sarah is participating in memory of her mother Sallie Reed who passed away in February of 2005 at the age of 62 after being diagnosed 6 years earlier with breast cancer breast cancer which later metastasized to her liver and bones. She was an incredible person that touched and inspired everyone she knew.

With your help, I'm sure that Sarah can meet, and hopefully exceed her goal of $1,800.

If you'd like to enter the giveaway all you have to do is visit Sarah's Avon Walk website and make a donation, in the comments section please add "Stamping Contest" and then comment on this post letting me know that you've done so.

For every $1 that you raise through this blog you will receive one "chance" at the prize. A winner will be selected the day of her walk - May 19th. The more money you pledge, the more chances you get to win!

So far, this giveaway includes: (list updated April 22nd)

As the donations have grown significantly, I will be dividing this up to have mulitple winners. I will announce how many prizes, and what is in each prize package the week before the drawing!!

Your choice of any one $25.00 Stampin Up set (donated by Sarah D. - my dear friend and Sallie's niece)

One Mel's Bracelet -

Assorted Pink ribbon - donated by CraftyMomof2 from

One Causabella Stamp donated by Emily of Stamping Bella

The upcoming "May Release" of Paper Trey from including a project stamped by Nichole Heady herself!

Hearts Galore set from My Favorite Things donated by Kim Van Der

Assorted collection of hardware including brads, oval holders, triangle and oval picture frame hangers and a 7gypsies kit too! From Cindy Lyles at StarLit Studio

Eclectic Paperie $10 gift certificate.

A pink "ensemble" created by Julie Ebersole including 3D pair of pink paper slippers, with maribou trim, matching card and gift tag. This ensemble is currently featured in print, of the CardMaker Magazine, May 07 issue, p. 28-29.

Beth Silaikia of Freckled Fun Designs create both a pink and a transparent custom watermark design to protect your artwork online.

Nita will has donated a custom scissor charm, so helpful at workshops so that you don't loose those snips!

Emily Giovanni has created a pink tin and filled it with assorted pink goodies. See it here.

One Bakers Dozen Traditional Whoopie Pies - with pink frosting - by Makin' Whoopies Includes shipping via UPS, or personal delivery to suburbs south of Boston.

Pink Cards created by some of my favorite stampers including:
TayloredExpressions, Confesssions of a Naptime Stamper, Inkin' It up with Kendra, Stamping with Julie. Beate has created a stunning chipboard book with Fancy Pants paper and her new Bind it all.

(stay tuned for more to come)

....and hopefully even more to come!...

I will continue to add new items, so please check back often. Remember, for every dollar you donate to Sarah's fundraising efforts, you will get one chance at this awesome, and ever growing, blog candy!

Please help me support Sarah, and women everywhere, in the fight against breast cancer. Please pass this post along to your friends and ask them to join in because, together we can make a difference.
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