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Michelle Lankwarden's Fundraiser:

5th Annual Toys and More Holiday Drive!

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BENEFITING: PROVIDENCE HEALTH & SERVICES FOUNDATION

ORGANIZER: Lauren

EVENT DATE: Dec 11, 2015

Michelle Lankwarden

THE STORY:

I can't believe it was five years ago that Lauren Hissrich and I decided to ask a few friends if they wanted to pitch in for some toys we were going to bring to Providence St. Joseph's Hospital for the holidays. In just two days we raised about $2000 and stunned ourselves and the fine folks at the hospital. Lauren initially chose St. Joe's because they saved the life of her oldest son who was born five weeks premature. Now, just about five years later, both he and our Toys and More Holiday Drive are going strong!

As we launch our 5th Annual Toys and More Holiday Drive, we can't believe how each year has far surpassed our wildest imagination and expectations... so let's do it again! As in the past, we're partnering with Providence Health and Services Foundation so all donations are tax-deductible. Thanks to your generosity over the years, we have raised almost $40,000 to help those in need not only at St. Joe's, but also at local shelters and organizations like Hope of the Valley, Family Promise, Covenant House, and the Boys & Girls Club of Burbank. And once again, we can personally guarantee that every dollar donated goes to purchasing toys and clothes for these kids. How can we give this personal guarantee? Well, at the end of the Drive, we take all the money you've generously donated, we show up at Target with a bunch of volunteers, and we spend a few hours filling carts upon carts of gifts for those in need. Last year our receipt was over 25' long! It is easily one of the best days of the year; one I look forward to immensely. One that is only made possibly by YOUR generosity.

We know this time of year is so busy and such a popular time for charitable contributions and maybe you've already hit your budget and that is great! But maybe you know someone who is looking for a worthy cause and maybe you won't mind forwarding our information to them.

If this is your first time hearing of our little project, we hope it inspires you to donate and if this is your second, third, fourth, or FIFTH time donating, we are so grateful for your help. It's so hard to describe the feeling this Toy Drive gives us and we couldn't do it without you. Either way, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts!

With love,

Michelle Lankwarden

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To This Fundraiser

$10,100

MONEY RAISED
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  • Paula Yoo

     

  • Harriet Hicks

     

  • Melissa Barrett

    $100

  • Pamela Jaeckle

     

  • Laurie DeSantis

    $50

  • Kate Kelly

    $50

  • Lauren Petzke and Mike Karasick

    $80

  • McKinkley Calip

    $50

  • Judy Nak

    $200

  • Bubka Transportation Services Inc.

    $200

  • Jim Dunn & Lisa Hansen

    $250

  • Kevin Hannigan

    $250

  • Anonymous

     

  • The Bahel family

     

  • Ellen

    $100

  • Jay & Robin Faerber

    $100

  • Chef Robert & Ray

    $250

  • The De Santis Altemus Family

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Victoria Person

    $25

  • Paula Hallin

    $25

  • Frank and Jean Ferrara

    $50

  • Dudley

    $100

  • KNB EFX GROUP

    $150

  • Howard & Mirjam Berger

    $100

  • hans & colleen lankwarden

     

  • Colacito Family

    $50

  • Ella & Anna Lankwarden

     

  • Michelle Lankwarden

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Steve & Tara Eddy

    $100

  • Daniel S Basso + Family

    $50

  • The Henn Family

     

  • Mike Wells

    $250

  • The Barretts

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • The Whipple Family

    $100

  • Eric Tignini

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Brooke Mozersky

     

  • Nicotero Family

    $1,000

  • Diane Newman

     

  • Vera York

     

  • Diana Tauder

    $50

  • Janie Meneses

     

  • Linda Hale and Mike Buchanan

    $25

  • Heather Salko & family

     

  • Tim & Nan Marx

    $50

  • BaBaBooey

    $100

  • John Cazin & Family

    $200

  • Arthur Edmonds III

    $25

  • Matt Sprague

    $25

  • Becky Hartman Edwards

    $50

  • Jeff King

    $100

  • Lisa Haskins

    $25

  • Camela Coggins

    $40

  • Juan Family

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • anonymous

    $60

  • Colleen Hayes

     

  • Drew and Maggie

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Kevin Lawn

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Prange Family

    $100

  • Beth Troutman

    $50

  • David Miller

    $200

  • Chris, Hilary & Theo

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Matching Donations

     

  • Nicole Burke

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Anonymous

     

  • Jen & Victoria Fragoso

     

  • Rachel Tenner/ Alex Martinez

    $200

  • Lisa Barbato

    $25

  • Josh Einsohn

    $20

  • Saman

    $10

  • Vince, Christine, and Anya Scotti

    $100

  • Sally & Jeff Brunski

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Kathleen & Greg Brennan

    $100

  • Dawn McCoy

    $100

  • Peter Lang

    $300

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $23,272 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Lauren Hissrich

Amount Raised

$13,172

 

88% Raised of $15,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Michelle Lankwarden

Amount Raised

$10,100

Donor Comments

Peter Lang

Peter Lang

DONATION: $300

Go Michelle! 3 years ago

Dawn McCoy

Dawn McCoy

DONATION: $100

So proud to be part of the #ToyTeam! But, even prouder that your vision started all this, guys! Wow. 3 years ago

Kathleen & Greg Brennan

Kathleen & Greg Brennan

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Sally & Jeff Brunski

Sally & Jeff Brunski

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Vince, Christine, and Anya Scotti

Vince, Christine, and Anya Scotti

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Saman

Saman

DONATION: $10

Thanks for doing this. Please get lots of art supplies for them. xo 3 years ago

Josh Einsohn

Josh Einsohn

DONATION: $20

3 years ago

Lisa Barbato

Lisa Barbato

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Rachel Tenner/ Alex Martinez

Rachel Tenner/ Alex Martinez

DONATION: $200

You guys are the best! xo rt 3 years ago