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Sunday, May 10, 2009

What you helped us do on Mother's Day

Because of YOUR generosity and love and care, K and the kids got to spend all of Mother's Day at the zoo. (We-- meaning all of us-- got them a membership so they can go as often as they like over the next year. The kids LOVE the animals... thank you!)

We saw giraffes and zebras and flamingoes and lions and tigers and goats and ...

We played in the petting zoo and ate hot dogs (the goats got pellets) and had ice cream and juice...

And swung on the swings and slid on the slides. Just the normal happy things that moms and kids should get to do... and they loved every minute of it.

Thank you for your continued generosity and love. YOU are the people that are making a difference.


iasa May 10, 2009 at 7:45 PM  

I'm so glad they had such a wonderful day.

Elyse May 10, 2009 at 8:27 PM  

Yay! What fun! =)

Just Jules May 10, 2009 at 8:34 PM  

Now THAT is a Mother's Day worth celebrating. Money well spent. Lovely day too, it looks like

Char May 10, 2009 at 9:33 PM  


J9 May 10, 2009 at 9:40 PM  

Oh, and don't forget, that zoo membership can get you discounts at the museums, and other stuff!

Christine May 10, 2009 at 10:43 PM  

Sounds like a nice day. Is she staying with you?

paris parfait May 11, 2009 at 3:58 AM  

So wonderful to see the kids having fun, as they should! Am thrilled they have a membership and can return as often as they like. What a special Mother's Day! xo

dutchbaby May 11, 2009 at 5:36 AM  

What a great idea to give them a chance to get away from their hardship. Happy Mother's Day to you, the Fairy Godmother of this family.

margieandkath May 11, 2009 at 5:53 AM  

you can never underestimate how an average day can bring happiness to a child.

Eternal Lizdom May 11, 2009 at 5:54 AM  

A fantastic use of the donations!! Brilliant!!

Mari May 11, 2009 at 6:18 AM  

What a wonderful day for the family!

Ann On and On... May 11, 2009 at 7:19 AM  

It looks like a wonderful day!

rochambeau May 11, 2009 at 10:47 AM  

How wonderful Tango Baby!
You are an Angel!


Kelly Kilmer May 11, 2009 at 10:50 AM  


Starlene May 11, 2009 at 12:06 PM  

Yay!! Kids and the zoo go together like zebras and stripes. How nice. It really makes me smile. : )

shanky May 11, 2009 at 1:45 PM  

it was a wonderful day really :D

shanky May 11, 2009 at 2:14 PM  

nc pics hmm :)

Rachel May 12, 2009 at 8:38 AM  

That sounds like a lot of fun. Glad the donations helped make a Zoo membership a reality for this family... It's amazing to think how far they have come in the past few weeks. Us, too.

Country Girl May 12, 2009 at 2:56 PM  

I am so glad I was able to help. Feels really good, too!

SE'LAH... May 13, 2009 at 8:09 AM  

Sooooo wonderful!

This is how life should be every day. I hope the city is taking notice.

soontobemomof9 May 14, 2009 at 12:10 PM  

Praise the Lord! What a great Mothers day for all!

vchelle May 16, 2009 at 7:39 PM  

Made my heart smile!