Project Donations were spent in the following ways:
$3245 – Goody Bags & Cards
$900 – Scholarship fund at Bloom Early Learning & Childcare
$500 - Supported a family during a tough time
$740 – Donated items to the Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery from their “Wish List”, including: 6 Comforter/Sheet sets, 20 pairs of Kids shoes, Laundry supplies, First Aid Suppliers, Batteries, Storage Containers, etc.
$770 - Donated items to Hope Lodge from their “Wish List”, including: Tea/Cocoa/Snacks for their community kitchen, Towel Sets (bath/Hand/Wash x 10), Food Storage containers, 5 DVDs, BINGO Prizes, mattress pads, cleaning supplies, etc.
$700 - Donated items to Hope 4 Youth from their “Wish List”, including: lot’s of food/snacks/Cookies for their food pantry, Men's & women/s socks, toiletries (Shampoo/Cream rinse, shaving supplies, toothpaste, deodorant, etc.), and water bottles.
Additional Cool Stuff:
In October, I was honored at the Annual Fundraiser for Bloom Early Learning & Childcare (one of the places I have delivered Valentines and made scholarship fund donations to since the very first year). I was their "Volunteer of the Year" -- it was so fun, and what an honor.