​​​​Carly Valentine Project

Raised:  $6410
Delivered:  605 Goody Bags & Cards to 12 locations:


  • Bloom Early Learning & Childcare
  • Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery 
  • Bethesda Lutheran Communities
  • Hillcrest Golden Living Center 
  • River Oaks 
  • Brookdale Assisted Living of Minnetonka
  • Hope Lodge 
  • Park Gardens (Fergus Falls, MN) 
  • Little Blessings (Madison, MN) 
  • Arbor Oaks 
  • Hope 4 Youth 
  • Glen Oaks (New London, MN) - Assisted Living Residence for the Elderly (new location for my project in 2015)

2016 - Year 8

Project Donations were spent in the following ways:

  • $3255 – Goody Bags & Cards
  • $900 – Scholarship fund at Kids Care Connection (now called Bloom Early Learning & Childcare
  • $500 - Supported a family during a tough time 
  • $1700 – Donated items to the following locations from their critical needs "Wish List": 
    • Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery:  4-seat Stroller, baby formula, cleaning supplies, shoes, toiletries, etc.
    • Hope Lodge:  Snacks for their community kitchen; sheet sets, mattress pads, towel sets (Bath, Hand, Wash Cloths) and toiletries for guest rooms; and cleaning supplies.


Additional Cool Stuff:

  • Laurie Friedman (the author of the book that inspired my project -- Love, Ruby Valentine) sent Carly a really nice gift along with additional books that we donated to the Greenwood Elementary  School Library.