They say it is better to give than to receive and I believe it. At my day job, I am preparing for a Gala in October that will raise funds for scholarships for our graduates. Our students often miss out on opportunities to qualify and apply for traditional scholarships while they are receiving treatment and we're excited to be able to do something for them even after they leave our program. Putting an event like this together takes a lot of work and we need all the support we can get. We have been gathering donations for the silent auction and live auction and it's amazing to see how some people are so generous with their contributions. I have the privilege of updating the list of donors on our blog and it moves me to see how much people are willing to do, especially during these rough economic times. Some of our alumni are sending their contributions and I can't wait to see them.
The reason I'm telling you all of this is that all this giving has inspired me. Sunday is a great day for reflection and thinking about who you want to be in your life. My mom was always known for her generosity during her life and I can't think of anything better than aspiring to be like her.In my collection of crafting supplies, I've pulled out a few things that will be sent to one lucky winner. Get a head start on making your Christmas ornaments...Have some fun doing an ornament making project with the kids...Get wild and crazy with your creativity...
The winner will receive:
1 package of 12 ornament shaped Foamies from Darice
1 Snowman counted cross stitch Christmas ornament kit from the New Berlin Co.
1 "Best Teacher" counted cross stitch ornament kit from the New Berlin Co.
1 "Courage to be Free" counted cross stitch ornament kit from NeedleMagic
1 Birds Flourish clear mini stamp from Inkadinkado
I've learned some things since my last giveaway, so here are the rules...
Mandatory entry: Leave a comment about your most memorable gift giving or receiving experience.
Additional Entries - 1 Entry for each
- Visit my Etsy shop and tell me your favorite item there
- "Like" my Facebook page
- Follow this blog
- Visit my employer's (Heritage Schools Inc.) blog and tell me what you think.
- Blog or Facebook about this giveaway (leave me a link to your post)
**Contest ends Sunday, September 12. The winner will be chosen at random and announced on Monday, September 13. Make sure you leave a separate comment for each entry. Only open to those in the U.S. due to shipping costs.