Last week, we were lucky enough to attend the Bucks County Local Author Fair at the Quakertown Library in PA. This was such a fun event, and we was able to meet so many local kids, other authors, and share and sell the books to raise money for LKHZ’s causes.
The kids were super excited by the books, crayons, and bookmarks, and we was also able to teach them the importance of giving back to others in your community. These books made great holiday gifts, and all of the copies will be going to great homes
It was so wonderful to be involved in such a great community event. Thank you Bucks County Libraries for having us and putting on this great time!
Starting this month, Little Known Help Zone is going to be doing a monthly fundraising campaign for a classroom in addition to our monthly donation. We will be trying this out in September.
On September 18th, we will post a donor choose classroom in need of help. Each day, we will share that on our social media. For every share and retweet we receive, we will donate a dollar to the classroom! The goal is to fund the classroom each month!
If you’re in the area, come out and see LKHZ at the Bryn Mawr College staff association craft fair from 10-2 on December 3rd in Thomas Great Hall. As always, all money made will be donated to LKHZ causes, specifically sponsored students needs and a scholarship fund for next year.
This is a really exciting opportunity to raise money for causes and get the word out about the organization and mission amongst staff and alumnae from Bryn Mawr College. This networking will hopefully make fruitful connections for future partnerships.
For sale will be Key Of Knowledge necklaces, tab bracelets, shell rings, crayons, and other jewelry.
Saturday morning was a wonderful time for Little Known Help Zone at WSE’s color-a-thon after party.
This event was bustling and busy, with tattoos and manicures that were quite a hit. Also, some more crayons and bracelets were sold! The success raised $55 more for the causes, and right now we are at 201/860 with the goal! Getting there.
For Little Known Help Zone’s next fundraiser, there will be a stand at Western Salisbury’s PTA Color Run After Party.
At the stand, crayons, bracelets, and paperclip bookmarks will be sold. Information will be shared about Little Known Help Zone and its goals, and there will also be some fun activities! There will be nail painting and tattoos for sale.
Just as the Little Known Help Zone backpacks for the 5 new orphans at Hogar de Amor were sent, it was discovered that 3 more children of the ages of 3, 5, and 10 were added to the home!
Little Known Help Zone knew the need to send more was there and went out and purchased items for the three girls. These are on their way to Honduras, with shipping generously provided by DIP shipping. Funding for these backpacks was earned through fundraising efforts from earlier this year.
Ever since I was a youngin, I used radius toothbrushes. They are wonderful for your mouth and just feel great. Once you switch you never go back. One distinct thing I remember on my trip to Roatan was the cab driver mentioned that the kids have little access to dental care. I love to brush my teeth and it concerned me that they may not have the ability to do that.
So remembering that Radius was only 20 minutes away from me, I wrote them a letter requesting a few child sized toothbrushes for the orphanage. I spelled out the conditions of the island and asked for a few to supply the kids in the orphanage. Within 3 days of sending, I received an email from a sweet woman saying they’d give me 50. These toothbrushes were in perfect condition, but they were the ones that wouldn’t be sold on the shelves, which was still excellent. I conversed with her for a while and then we organized when to pick up the donation. I was so ecstatic. A week later I visited them and picked up the toothbrushes and bought a few for myself as well. Everyone there was so sweet and so interested in what I was doing It was such an exciting, rewarding experience and I was so happy.
I just now packed them up and sent them out to the Roatan Children’s Fund headquarters in California. I am extremely excited for when the toothbrushes reach Roatan and the children can use them. I am so grateful for the giving nature of these local companies I know of and appreciate the generosity.