#HUGLIKEDAVID

I had the pleasure of knowing David through Fairy Godmother Project. While I wouldn’t say we were close, I would say he impacted my life and Fairy Godmother Project. I often try to imagine what tomorrow will be like for his family. How hard must…

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2016

It is 2016 which means 2015 is behind us. What can that mean for a pediatric cancer family? As they embark on a new year it can mean many things. For a family in the midst of a child’s cancer treatment, it is one step…

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A GOAL FOR 2016

We all toy with the idea of resolutions. I am someone who doesn’t do them because I know I won’t follow through on them. It is almost as though I see the word resolution and believe its meaning to be that it isn’t something I…

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DONATIONS

Today I deposited two things. One was a check for $10,000 and the other was $9 in ones. Some may think that the $10,000 is more valuable and from a monetary standpoint it certainly is but both donations came with the same amount of heart…

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I DON’T KNOW HOW YOU DO IT….

Once in the early days of FGP a mom friend said, “Andie, I just don’t know how you do it.” Without much thought, I said, “I don’t know how you don’t.” As you might imagine, this didn’t go over all that well. I can still…

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STICKING TO OUR MISSION

Every now and again, I get an email from Stephanie, our Photography Director that says, “HELP! How do I say no?” and as I scroll down below these words, I read the email she has forwarded with a plea from a person who has an…

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OUR LEAD VOLUNTEERS’ “WHY”

Last fall at our gala, after listening to our FGP mom, Kim speak about the impact FGP had on her family and how we gave her the gift of time with her daughter, Jordan who lost her battle in 2013, I was surprised by something…

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LOVE FOR LILYBUG

This year, we will be launching a new program to better support our families. This program was inspired by our experience with a very special little girl named Lily and her family. This family welcomed me into their home and their lives during the most…

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HOLIDAYS

I have never had a child with cancer which is something I am thankful for every single day. So, while I do not know what it feels like, I do know what it looks like from the outside looking in. I have seen the struggles…

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DONNA, ONE OF THE MOST GIVING WOMEN YOU WILL EVER MEET

Donna is a woman who is very involved with our community! She works part-time for a local nonprofit, and volunteers for both FGP and Strong for Dom plus is a mom to one adorable boy (okay he is moving toward young man but none of…

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