Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Boxes Of Love

We recently learned about another super sweet pediatric cancer charity called Boxes of Love. It is run by a teen girl who just wanted to do something nice (how cool is that?), so she started collecting really great toys and mailing them out. Now she takes donations and has a great big mailing list of kids awaiting their box of love.
Boxes of Love

I have been so inspired by the people who have stared things like this for cancer kids, but I am especially inspired by this teen girl, because she is so young and because she does all of this from her heart. I hope my daughters grow up to be caring and kind individuals, and I hope that maybe a little might rub off on me.

WHO WE ARE: Boxes Of Love

WHAT WE DO: Hi I am 16 and I started Boxes of Love. I send out boxes filled with toys, games, clothes and other items for children fighting cancer. I love the joy I get when I hear a child loves their box of love and that it gave them something to get there mind off off the cancer and put a huge smile on their face. That is why I am doing this.

HOW TO REQUEST A BOX: You can email her at boxes_of_love@yahoo.com or visit http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VB9JSCQ

HOW TO DONATE: From her website: If you wold like to donate items for Boxes of love, any items for children ages 2 and up will be great. Email at boxes_of_love@yahoo.com. She also loves to get e-gift cards sent to the same email addy. Cards most preferred from Kmart and Target, but also takes Toys R Us.

6 comments:

  1. This is so awesome! I definitely want to support her efforts. Thanks so much for spotlighting this =)

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  2. That's so cool, Katie. I love reading your blog, because you find the coolest sites to spotlight. Thanks for sharing Boxes of Love!

    Also, since you're one of the most inspiring people I know, I've tagged you for a blog award.

    http://katrinadelallo.blogspot.com/2012/08/thanks-for-being-you-award.html

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  3. Cat, you're so sweet! Thanks for the award :)

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  4. Very very cool of this young lady, indeed. I love it when people stand out and declare and act upon their plans of goodwill for the world. We need people like her and you, Katie. :)

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    1. She is cool, Claudine! And thanks ; )

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