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Sunday, October 28, 2012

Rally 4 Jillie - Week 2 Giveaway

Hello! Welcome! Thank You for your support!
Together lets Rally 4 Jillie!
This is week 2 of 9 weeks of giveaways! 
All sponsored by amazing companies with 
huge hearts and all for little Jillie. 
**With special thanks to Copy Kids, for without them this all would not be possible.**

This giveaway will run from October 29-November 4!

This week's giveaway is sponsored by Copy KidsCow & Lizard and 

Copy Kids: A joy-filled video and an innovative tool for parents who want to get children to enjoy eating fruits and vegetables.

Cow & Lizard: Cow & Lizard is a small family operated business that has grown from a home based business to full-fledged business. At Cow & Lizard, we believe that "kids should be kids".

Jolene: Adventures of a Junk Food Queen: is a children's book that responds to the obesity and diabetes epidemic that is growing among young people in America by encouraging children to make healthy food choices. 

Prize Package includes for one winner: 
Copy Kids Eat Fruits & Vegetables DVD,  Melissa & Doug Play Clay Set & Jolene: Adventures of a Junk Food Queen book!

Not only will one of you win this fun prize package, but the same prize will be sent to Jillie in the hospital as well! AMAZING!

In case you missed what Rally 4 Jillie is all about, read on then enter the giveaway below. I am truly blessed to have the opportunity to work with these amazing companies who have stepped up to help. 

If you would like to sponsor and be part of these giveaways please feel free to contact me.

It is hard to even know where to begin this post and even harder for me to write it. As most of us are parents to young children you all know how hard it can be to see our children sick or hurt. I can't even begin to imagine the feeling of finding out your child has the dreaded "C" word. Cancer.
No child should have to face cancer. They shouldn't even have to know what cancer means. They should be riding bikes, playing, going to school and just being kids!

Why am I writing this about cancer? Thankfully both of my boys are healthy. However a close family friend of mine hasn't been so lucky. Her little girl Jillie, just 2.5 years old was just diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. A fast moving, aggressive form of leukemia that if not treated, could be fatal in a few months.

Luckily after weeks of being sick, Jillie was diagnosed and quickly moved to an amazing children's hospital. She will now be living in the Ronald McDonald housing for the next 6 to 12 months as she undergoes many many treatments and blood transfusions.
Remember she is just 2.5 years old. How do you even begin to explain to her what is going on and why she is now living far away from home and facing months and months of treatments?

So far Jillie is being a rockstar and keeping a smile on her face! She actually feels good with new healthy blood running through her! She is a fighter and one tough little girl. If anyone can fight this it is Jillie and her family.

In my small way of feeling less helpless and helping out in any way I can, I've started Rally for Jillie on my blog! I'm seeking sponsors willing to donate two items. One to add to the giveaways and one to send to Jillie. My hope is that this will keep her spirits up, help keep her occupied, to just keep her being a kid through this ordeal.

If I could hug the sponsors that have stepped up to help, I would in a heartbeat!  Their kindness and generosity to help a sick little girl says more about these companies than any review I could ever post. So if you are reading this, please take a moment to show some love to these amazing companies. To thank them for their small act of kindness that can go a long way in the journey to heal and cure baby Jillie.

And please if the kindness of these sponsors have touched your hearts like it has mine, take an extra minute to say thank you on their Facebook pages or in a quick email.
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  1. Thank you so much to all of the sponsors, and for helping bring a little joy to someone so special.

  2. Thank you to the wonderful sponsors for the great items you are offering to us and precious Jillie.

  3. Thank You Sponsors! You Guys Are Wonderful!

  4. Thank You Sponsors! You Guys Are Wonderful!

  5. Thank you and praying for jillie and family!

  6. Thank you so very much! How thoughtful and kind of you!!!

  7. such a great thing everyone is doing! thank you

  8. Thank you so much for the chance to win these wonderful items! Jillie looks like such a sweet angel and no child should have to go through that!

  9. Thank you for sponsoring this giveaway and helping such a special little girl!

  10. What some great Sponsors!Jillie my thoughts are for you now and for all the people that are reaching out to You!

  11. Thanks to the sponsors for supporting a great cause! :)

  12. Thank you so much sponsors! You're doing a great thing for a great little girl!

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  14. Thank you to all the sponsors. So glad you are helping this little girl.

  15. Thank you for caring about people and supporting a cause.

  16. Thanks to all the sponsors for all you do!

    Diane Sabatini

  17. Thank you so much to the sponsors of this amazing giveaway! Such a great cause and it was so kind of you to think of someone else this holiday season.

  18. Thank you sponsors for the wonderful things you are doing... :-)

  19. Thank you Sponsors for your wonderful donations for a great giveaway!! MANY MORE COMPANIES should be like you!!!! You are right, cancer is heart breaking, especially when it affects a child, it's heartbreaking!! :(