Feb 072015
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Make-a-Wish has long been a group of which I’ve thought very highly.  Putting a smile on a child’s face is always something wonderful, but when it’s a child with a lift-threatening medical condition that could use the extra pick-me-up, it’s even more amazing.

Vote for Make-a-Wish to win a grant from the LIDS Foundation!

When Bubbles gets just a little older and can better understand the concept, I’d like to go through the process to be a wish-granter and be able to help out financially.  Until then, though, and until I have some fundraising plans in place, there’s an easy way that we can all help Make-a-Wish.  All you need to do is vote!

LIDS Foundation Tip the Hat Award

The LIDS Foundation, a charitable 501(c)(3) organization with the philanthropic support of LIDS Sports Group, is holding their 3rd annual nationwide “Tip the Hat Award” campaign.  The LIDS Foundation will be awarding funds to the top 5 charities based on the number of votes they receive.  And Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana is a finalist!

Wish granted for Autry!

Until February 14th, everyone can vote once for one of five charities to win the grants.  Voting takes place here: lidsfoundation.org/2015voting.  Please take a minute and vote each day for such a great organization!  They’ll be able to grant more wishes, like the ones granted for Autry (above) and Izmael (below).

Wish granted for Izmael!

About Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana
Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Currently, there are 140 children in central Ohio waiting for their wish to come true. You can help share the power of a wish® by making a donation, volunteering, or referring a child. Make-A-Wish® is in need of volunteers in the Dayton and Hocking Hills areas. For more information, visit our website at ohio.wish.org or call 1-877-206-9474.

Will you vote for Make-a-Wish?

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About Liza

Liza is a mom (5-year-old daughter, 20-year-old stepson, and 24-year-old stepdaughter) and wife living in Louisville. She loves spending time with her family, visiting the local zoo and parks, as well as planning travel adventures. Cooking and baking, DIY projects and crafts, and coffee - lots and lots of coffee - round out some of her other hobbies.

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